VETERANS DAY: FREE ADMISSION FOR VETERANS & FAMILY
OPEN Veterans Day. Free admission for veterans and their family members.
DATE/TIME: Saturday NOVEMBER 11, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
KIDS DAY: DRESS UP & DISCOVER!
Kids of all ages get to try on the field gear and head gear from the museum education collection. Visit education stations in the galleries for more fun discoveries throughout the day. Regular admission rates apply.
DATE/TIME: Saturday NOVEMBER 18, 2017 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
150TH ANNIVERSARY OF LINCOLN'S FUNERAL PROCESSION & BURIAL CEREMONY: SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS
Join us on Gettysburg Remembrance Day for a lecture by Sue Kellerman, who witnessed the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's funeral procession and burial ceremony in Springfield, Illinois. She will share this historic experience through stories, images, and photos from both 2015 and 1865. The talk will also include an exclusive first viewing of the Lincoln Penny Portrait.
DATE/TIME: Sunday NOVEMBER 19, 2017 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE DAY TRIBUTE
76 years ago on December 7th, the U.S. Pacific Fleet at Hawaii was attacked by aircraft from the Imperial Japanese Navy. America was at war. The tribute is held beneath the guns of the battleship USS Pennsylvania, which was a witness to that attack. There will also be guided tours and light refreshments.
DATE/TIME: Thursday DECEMBER 7, 2017 12:45 p.m.