Milwaukee County War Memorial


WMC Welcomes Doors Open Milwaukee

The War Memorial Center was thrilled to participate in the 5th Annual Doors Open Milwaukee on Saturday, Sept 19 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 20 from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Veteran’s Courtyard Rededication Ceremony: May 29, 2015

The Milwaukee County War Memorial Center is pleased to announce that we will hold a rededication ceremony for the Center’s new courtyard on May 29, 2015 at 3:30 p.m.

CBS 58 Shines Spotlight on Operation Renew

The Milwaukee County War Memorial thanks CBS 58 for its recent coverage of the Operation Renew campaign to restore the WMC.

WMC Veterans Story Project

Every Veteran has a story. We want to hear yours with WMC’s Veteran Story Project.

New Children’s Book Details Journey of our 9/11 Memorial Steel Beam

Join us at the War Memorial Saturday, September 27 at 10am for a community event celebrating the new children’s book detailing how the 9/11 Memorial steel beam on display at the War Memorial Center came to Milwaukee.

VIDEO: 2014 Purple Heart Day of Honor Ceremony

It was an emotional day for all those attending the 2014 Purple Heart Day of Honor Ceremony.

Purple Heart Day of Honor

Every year, the War Memorial Center honors all those who have been given the oldest military award still given to members of the U.S. military — the Purple Heart.

Korean War Poster Exhibit at WMC

The Milwaukee County War Memorial Center is pleased to announce an exhibition of 15 Korean War Posters, which were produced and distributed by the Department of Defense to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Korean War.

MacArthur Statue Re-Dedication Ceremony

On June 7, 2014, spectators witnessed the re-dedication of the MacArthur statue in Veteran’s Park alongside the War Memorial Center.

Sneak Peak: Operation Renew

Proper funding of Operation Renew will allow the War Memorial Center to implement the breathtaking enhancements to the existing facility as shown in the following project renderings from Eppstein Uhen Architects.

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