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National Veterans Memorial and Museum Hosts Unique Memorial Day Experiences


Museum Admission is Free to All on Memorial Day Weekend

COLUMBUS, Ohio , May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Veterans Memorial and Museum (NVMM) will host nearly three weeks of distinctive events and ceremonies designed to honor our country's brave servicemen and women who sacrificed their lives protecting our freedoms. In addition, to ensure all people can visit and be inspired by their stories of service, the Museum will offer free admission from Sat., May 28, through Mon., May 30.

The National Veterans Memorial & Museum will host ten Memorial Day events, as well as offer free admission May 28-30.

"Memorial Day is a sacred day to pay our respect to all military service members who gave the ultimate sacrifice," said Lt. General Michael Ferriter, U.S. Army (retired), president and CEO, National Veterans Memorial and Museum. "In partnership with our sponsors, we hope the series of Memorial Day experiences will help us all to celebrate the lives of these brave men and women. Visiting the NVMM has become a ritual for many in our community, Veterans and the general public alike, and we hope more will adopt this special tradition, whether they visit in person or online."

NVMM-hosted experiences throughout the month of May include:

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Free admission is made possible through the Museum's annual sponsors, the AEP Foundation, Association of the United States Army, Big Lots, Cardinal Health, Columbus Downtown Development Corporation and FedEx. NVMM asks that visitors donate what they're able that weekend, online and in person, to pay it forward to honor Veterans, Gold Star Families and ensure future accessible programming for all. NVMM events are made possible in part through Memorial Day sponsors Bundy Baking Solutions, Lane Aviation and COTA.

About the National Veterans Memorial and Museum 
The National Veterans Memorial and Museum takes visitors on a narrative journey telling individual stories and sharing experiences of Veterans from all military branches throughout history. The National Veterans Memorial and Museum pays tribute to the sacrifices of men and women in service and their families. History is presented through a dynamic, participatory experience with photos, letters and personal effects, multi-media presentations, and interactive exhibits. Together, these elements link our national story of service to the larger context of the world. 

SOURCE National Veterans Memorial & Museum


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