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National Museum of the U.S. Army

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The National Museum of the United States Army provides the only comprehensive portrayal of Army history and traditions through the eyes of the American Soldier. Through preserving, interpreting, and exhibiting invaluable artifacts, the National Army Museum creates learning opportunities for all visitors and bonds the American people to their oldest military service.

We are America’s Army Museum.

 

Programs by National Museum of the U.S. Army

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"Our Girls Over There:" The Hello Girls of World War I - FREE

During World War I, over 200 women served the American Expeditionary Forces as telephone operators connecting calls between the front line and higher headquarters.. Learn more about how these female telephone operators were recruited for specific...

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Beyond the Civil War: Buffalo Soldiers on the American Frontier and Overseas, 1866-1916

On July 28, 1866, a Congressional Act create six new regiments of all-Black enlisted men who would become known as the “Buffalo Soldiers.” In this Virtual Field Trip, examine the commitment, challenges, and sacrifices of Buffalo Soldiers...

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Corps of Discovery: The Lewis and Clark Expedition - FREE

The Corps of Discovery was the Army’s first diplomatic mission. Discover the mission’s lasting impacts and consequences for the Army, the nation, and the American Indians who inhabited the land.

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Defining "American": Native American Soldiers in World War I and the Path to Citizenship - FREE

From the Revolutionary War and through present day, American Indians have proudly served the U.S. Army often without recognition or the benefits of citizenship. Their actions focused attention on disparities among indigenous Americans and paved...

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Fighting for Freedom: Nisei Soldiers and World War II - Free

Learn about the courageous men and women of Japanese ancestry from Hawaii and the mainland United States who served in the U.S. Army during World War II, while some of their families were placed in War Relocation Authority...

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Making A Way Out of No Way: African American Soldiers in World War II - FREE

Join us to learn more about the African American Soldiers’ journey for equal rights. A Museum educator will guide the field trip, exploring the commitment, challenges, and bravery of African American Soldiers serving during World War II and...

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The Accomplishment of the ENIAC and the Women Computing Pioneers - FREE

Discover how a talented group of female mathematicians laid the groundwork for the field of computer programming. A Museum educator will guide the field trip as students discover how female “computers” solved complex problems, contributing to Army...

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The Civil War Soldier's Load: Technological Innovations - FREE

Tens of thousands of Soldiers endured hardships and challenges to carry out the Army’s military mission to preserve the Union during the Civil War. Join a Museum educator to explore the gear, weapons, and personal items that made up a Civil War...

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The Revolutionary War Soldier's Load: Profiles of an Army - FREE

Over 200,000 Americans served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. These diverse individuals came together to eventually form a functioning and professional Army. Join us to explore how American patriots worked together to create...

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The Road to Revolution: The French and Indian War - FREE

Before the American Revolution, a different conflict divided the colonies and set the stage for tension between the colonies and Great Britain. Investigate the long-reaching effects of the French and Indian War in order to understand its...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Arts/Cultural/Museum

Contact

Jennifer Dubina   usarmy.belvoir.hqda.mbx.programs-education-division@army.mil
1775 Liberty Drive
Fort Belvoir VA 22060-6205
5715150783
United States

https://www.theNMUSA.org

Primary Disciplines

The programs of National Museum of the U.S. Army cover:

Social Studies/History