THINGS TO DO

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Public Programs

Learn More about Army history and traditions through free education programs and activities which explore the accomplishments, sacrifices, and commitment of American Soldiers.

Army Theater

Army Theater

The Army Theater provides visitors with an immersive introduction to the U.S. Army and to the Museum. The film, “Of Noble Deeds,” which explores what it means to truly be an American Soldier. It includes footage of Soldiers and current Army operations along with re-creations of some of the Army’s most significant battles. The Theater’s 300-degree screen and external sensory elements envelop the viewer in sight, sound and movement. “Of Noble Deeds” is shown multiple times throughout the day and does not require a ticket. Some showings will offer limited sensory elements and closed captioning. Learn More About the Army Theater

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Museum Café

Museum visitors can fuel up at the Museum Café. Managed by The Army Historical Foundation, food services are offered by Flik Hospitality Group which is focused on providing fresh food fast. The Café has a wide range of food options, including grab and go, boxed lunches, and grill items that change daily.

Safety and health measures are in place with self-service check out available for contactless transactions. All tables are set six feet apart with limited seating throughout the Café and Café Terrace, along with ease of ordering in advance on site, through a quick access app or via the web. Café hours are from 8 am to 3 pm. Visit the Café

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Museum Store

Visitors can cap off their experience at the Museum with a trip to the Museum Store. Leave with more than just memories by choosing from a variety of National Museum of the United States Army and Army souvenirs. The store has a wide range of items for everyone in your family! From trendy, Army-themed apparel to a selection of gifts and books, visitors are sure to find the perfect keepsake.
A 10% discount is provided to members, volunteers, and Founding Sponsors of the Museum. The Museum store is managed by The Army Historical Foundation. Shop the Store

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Foto ATM Kiosk

No visit to the Museum is complete without a selfie or two! This photo kiosk offers visitors a lasting, personalized memory of their experience. Managed by The Army Historical Foundation, the Foto ATM, kiosk provides a variety of options and products for visitors to print their Museum photos. Guests may also print their smartphone photos and personalize their social media images with the Museum’s hashtags! Say, “HOOAH!”

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Army Action Center: Virtual Reality and Motion Theater Experiences

The Army Action Center, the Museum’s Virtual Reality and Motion Theater Experience offers three experiences. Holdout! Bunker Defense VR , VR Transporter, and the Army Action Pod bring adventure and futuristic fun. The Army Action Center is managed by The Army Historical Foundation, tickets are available for purchase on site or may be purchased in advance online.

Learn More on the Army Action Center, Virtual Reality and Motion Theater Experiences.