VetFest featured an extensive artifacts exhibit that traced the evolution of U.S. military uniforms, equipment and personal effects, with items from every battle era from the U.S. Civil War through the Iraq War.
Ruby Scheuing is one of our “go-to” veterans here at the War Memorial Center. You will see her on many veteran panels, and she was recently interviewed about her experiences as a nurse during the Vietnam War for our Veterans Story Project.
Join us Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 at the WMC for a special sneak peek screening of the new Ken Burns’ documentary The Vietnam War.
This past summer Milwaukee’s world-renowned music festival Summerfest, celebrated its 50th anniversary. The War Memorial staff thought it was about time we celebrated those who made Summerfest and all the ethnic festivals possible — our veterans.
The WMC honors U.S. Marine PFC Giovanni H. Campbell, KIA on June 12, 1969 in Quang Nam Province, Vietnam.
On Sept. 11, 2017, the War Memorial Center honored all those lost on 9/11 with a moving ceremony and flag display suspended from hook-and-ladder trucks provided by the Milwaukee Fire Department.
The WMC honors U.S. Army PVT Seraphin J. Basile, KIA on June 23, 1944 in Normandy, France.
If you’re looking for an incredible, historic downtown address for your business, the Milwaukee County War Memorial currently has a suite available for lease.
The WMC honors PFC Bruce W. Crabb, who was killed in action on Sept. 11, 1968 in Quang Nam Province, Vietnam.
In September, the War Memorial Center will participate in Doors Open Milwaukee as a Family Passport Site, one of the city’s 24 sites deemed to be of particular interest to families with children. The War Memorial Center will be open Saturday, Sept. 23 (10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.), and Sunday, Sept. 24 (10:00 a.m.- 5:00 […]