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The Museum is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission is FREE and general admission tickets are preferred.

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Public Program

Battle Brief

Join historian Mike Bigelow to explore the crucial preparations by
intelligence officers for the landings on Utah and Omaha Beaches.
Tuesdays, June 4 and 11 with virtual and in-person options.

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Special Event

Army Birthday Festival

Celebrate the Army's Birthday with an outdoor festival enjoy:
music, equipment displays and activities for visitors of all ages!
Saturday, June 15. Admission is FREE!

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Explore

Family Time

Looking for some fun indoor activities?
Explore the hand-on interactives in the Experiential Learning Center.
FREE with your general admission ticket.

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Virtual Program

Book Talk

"Divided on D-Day: How Leadership Failures Threatened
the Normandy Invasion" with co-author Edward E. Gordon.
Thursday, June 20 at 7 p.m.

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Exhibit

Special Exhibit

D-DAY: FREEDOM FROM ABOVE
a special augmented reality experience and Medal of Honor display.
NOW OPEN!

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National Museum of the United States Army

The National Museum of the United States Army celebrates over 245 years of Army history and honors our nation’s Soldiers—past, present and future—the regular Army, the Army Reserve and the Army National Guard.

Hours & Information

The Museum is open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily. Click link for more information.

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The Museum is located just outside the nation's capital. Find out how to get here and visit.

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