Opening date announced — June 4, 2020!

The U.S. Army announced that the National Museum of the United States Army will open to the public on June 4, 2020.

The Army Historical Foundation will post Opening Day details on this website. Please check back often and sign-up at the bottom of this page or click here for updates so you can be among the first to visit this magnificent tribute to the American Soldier.

Tickets Not Yet Available

Don’t book your travel just yet! Tickets must be requested through an online reservation system for a specific date and time. A limited number of tickets will be available for each reservation time to help ensure a quality experience for everyone. Due to the expected demand, please do not make your travel plans until you have received your ticket, confirming the date and time of your visit.

Ticket reservations are not yet open. Tickets will not be issued in advance of the online ticketing system. More information about the online ticketing system will be available early next year. Sign-up at the bottom of this page or click here for Opening Day updates to be alerted when tickets can be requested.

Event Space Reservations Open

The Army Historical Foundation has begun booking events at the Museum for August 2020 and beyond. Visit our events website for more information and to check date availability. Your group could be among the first to hold an event in the future home of Army history.

Museum Volunteer Applications Open

The U.S. Army is now accepting applications for Museum volunteers. The first volunteers will be trained this fall, in advance of opening. Visit our volunteers webpage to learn more and apply.

Donate to the Campaign

Your donations are still needed. The Army Historical Foundation continues to raise the funds for the Museum and surrounding campus. Please continue to show your support for this historic project. Donate today.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I reserve tickets to visit the Museum?
Ticket requests will be accepted through an online ticket reservation system. The ticketing systems is not yet open. We expect tickets for the opening weeks to be in high demand. Please sign-up at the bottom of this page or click here for updates, and we will share details once they are announced.

Can I be placed on a waiting list for tickets?
The ticket reservation system is not currently accepting waitlist names or reservations. To be alerted when ticket reservations are available, please sign-up at the bottom of this page or click here for updates.

Will individuals who show-up to the Museum without tickets be permitted to enter?
No. Visitors without tickets will not be permitted to enter. If tickets are unavailable for a certain date or time, the Museum will likely be at maximum capacity and unable to accept more visitors.

How do I book a visit to the Museum for a school group?
Group ticket reservations are not yet open. Please sign up at the bottom of this page or click here for updates, and we will share details when available.

How do I reserve a space for my reunion group?
Group ticket reservations are not yet open. However, the Army Historical Foundation has begun booking spaces for group events at the Museum for August 2020 and beyond. Visit our events website for more information and to check date availability.

Can I volunteer at the Museum?
Yes! The U.S. Army is now accepting volunteer applications. Volunteers will participate in training this fall and participate in pre-opening preparations. Volunteer opportunities will include visitor services, special events, tours, education, gardening, and administration. Previous military service is not a requirement, though you must be 18 years of age or older. For more information and the volunteer application visit our volunteers webpage, or call 1-800-506-2672.

Will there be a dedication ceremony?
The U.S. Army is expected to hold an invitation only dedication ceremony. Due to security concerns and space limitations, the dedication will not be open to the public. The U.S. Army and the Army Historical Foundation are unable to accept invitation requests.

The Army Historical Foundation will continue to update this webpage with all available information about Opening Day. If you have any additional questions, please contact Beth Schultz Seaman at (703) 879-0006 or beth.schultz@armyhistory.org.

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