Programs & Education

Public Programs

The Museum’s public programming consists of events designed for community and family learning,  enjoyment and entertainment. Some events are presented as a series, while others are stand alone. Public programs are free and open to visitors of all ages.

Ongoing Events

Book Talks

Authors will present work on U.S. Army topics and military history. Please check back for information about upcoming Book Talks, which will be posted here.

 

History Seminars

These seminars are for those interested in military history. We will ask a specific and engaging historical question, encouraging debate among participants. Please check back for information about upcoming History Seminars, which will be posted here.


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Tiny Troops

Join us for a preschool playdate! Children under 5 are encouraged to engage with stories and activities specially catered to preschoolers. Each playdate will offer pint-size fun for our Tiny Troops. Our first Tiny Troops event will be in Fall 2020.  Please check back here for information and online registration for these events, which will be available in Summer 2020.



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Wargame Days

This strategy game demonstration allows wargaming clubs to showcase their skills to visitors at the Museum. Our first Wargame Days event will be in January 2021.  Please check back here for information and online registration for these events, which will be available in Fall 2020.



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History Hikes

Join Museum staff members for guided, interpretive walking tours of battlefields, forts, and other historical sites throughout the year. These events are free, but reservations are required. Please check back here for information about upcoming events.

Conferences and Symposia

The Museum will host conferences and symposia on topics related to Army history, combined with tours of local historic sites.
US Army Civil War Symposium



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Junior ROTC Days

Programs help Cadets with G-STEM and Army history—both areas of focus for Junior ROTC (JROTC). Our first JROTC event will be in Fall 2020. Please check back for information and online registration for this event, which will be available Summer 2020.

Scouts


Scout Days—Earn Badges at the Museum

On a recurring basis, the Museum will host Scout Days where Scouts will be able to work towards a badge based upon a theme. Our first Scouting event will be in Fall 2020.  Please check back for information about these events, which will be available in Summer 2020.

 

Museum Visits for Scouting Groups

Scouts can also visit the Museum on a non-Scout Days and participate in self-guided experiences. Scout groups are also welcome to book guided tours all year long as a Group Tour.

Homeschool Days

Come explore Army history with other homeschoolers in the area. Homeschool Days offer a variety of programs for visitors of all ages. Our first Homeschool event will be held in Fall 2020. Please check back here for information about these events, which will be available in Summer 2020.