20th Century Gallery

20th CENTURY GALLERY

Explore the events and conflicts of the 20th century – a period that saw our country engaged in wars across the globe in the Philippines, Central America, two World Wars, Korea, Vietnam and the Middle East.

Connect with history through defining events and artifacts, from the Doughboys and the legacies of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles to the modernization of weaponry and warfare in Southeast Asia.

Discover how the outcomes of World War II shaped much of the world we live in today and set the stage for lasting geopolitical alliances and expanded U.S. military presence worldwide.

Engage with immersive exhibits that put you in the shoes of warfighters of the era, from the sights, sounds and horrors of trench warfare in the First World War to the brutal realities faced by tunnel rats and prisoners of war in Vietnam.