The United States World War I Centennial Commission announced public tickets are now available for “In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace: Centennial Commemoration of the U.S. Entry into World War I,” at the National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Mo., on April 6.
Designated by the U.S. Congress in 2004 as the official museum dedicated to WWI and in 2014 as America’s National World War I Museum and Memorial, the Museum will host the official Commission event.
Up to four tickets for the ceremony can be requested through online ticketing on a first-come, first-serve basis. For schools and group reservations, a limited number of group tickets will also be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The ticket link can be found on the “In Sacrifice for Liberty and Peace: Centennial Commemoration of the U.S. Entry into World War I” website.
All guests, including children, must have a ticket to gain entry into the event. Ticket holders will be required to enter the National World War I Museum and Memorial grounds between the hours of 6-9 a.m., on Thursday, April 6 and pass through security screening. Security screening gates will open at 6 a.m. and attendees are encouraged to come early. The public seating area will not have chairs, but guests will be allowed to bring blankets or cushions. No entry will be allowed after 9 a.m.
Additional security and entry information can be found on the ceremony website, as information is finalized. In addition to the general public ticket option, live video of the ceremony will also be streamed on the internet for schools, individuals and organizations to view.