National WWI Museum offers a treasure trove of experiences
When I walk into the World War I museum, I can smell the history. The walls are lined with glass casings and artifacts. Being a history junkie since I was younger, I loved going to museums. This museum by far is the most unique I have ever been to due to it’s spectacular collection of WWI artifacts and war time memorabilia and it’s overall experience.
The museum entrance is a powerful experience in which you walk over a field of poppies, symbolizing the famous Flanders Field. This single walkway makes this Kansas City attraction an entrance into the past, and making the museum an unforgettable experience. This is by far, my favorite part of the museum.
The walkway leads you to rooms full of WWI artifacts. From antique medals, to giant mortars, this museum has them all. My personal favorite is the WWI Harley Davidson. My dad and I bonded over this artifact due to our love of motorcycles.
However one of the most honorable things in my life happened here. While I was here for a merit badge for Boy Scouts, I was graced with the honor of meeting Roger Donlon, the first Congressional Medal of Honor winner of Vietnam.
The museum overall is just a fantastic experience. I’ve had so many incredible experiences here and I would recommend it to any and all.