Welcome to the U.S. Army Women's Museum
THE ONLY MUSEUM IN THE WORLD DEDICATED TO PRESERVING AND SHARING THE HISTORY OF WOMEN IN THE U.S. ARMY. THE ONLY MUSEUM OF ITS KIND IN ANY OF THE U.S. ARMED FORCES.
THE MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED ON SATURDAYS BEGINNING 30 MAY 2015.
Women's Equality Day is August 26th. The museum, with the assistance of the Army Heritage and Education Center at Carlisle Barracks, has prepared materials for your use. Click here to find posters, pamphlets, and display materials.
The museum's education staff created a short 2:00 minute video in recognition of Women's Equality Day. It tells the unknown story of the contribution of women to World War I and their impact of the passage of the 19th Amendment giving the women the right to vote. Click here to play or download it. (It takes approximately 30 seconds to play/download.)
The museum's expert staff of curators, archivists, historians and educators is an excellent source for information about the service of Army women from 1775 to present.
The Museum's archive has one of the most comprehensive and expansive collections in the world of primary and secondary documents pertaining to the history of U.S. Army women.
The museum is the custodian and repository of artifacts and archival material pertaining to the service of women across all U.S. Army branches and organizations.
As a premier educational institution, we provide military history training and instruction to soldiers, veterans and the civilian community. We have National and State Standards-aligned K-12 programs.
The museum collects, preserves, manages, interprets and exhibits its unique artifacts and documents as a means to provide training and educational outreach.
Virtual Tour You can now visit the museum through a new virtual tour, provided by support from the Friends of the Army Women's Museum Association. This tour gives you the ability to see each exhibit, listen to an audio tour and examine some features from behind the scenes!
The 2-hr PBS documentary titled "Unsung Heroes: The Story of America’s Female Patriots" is now airing on various PBS stations around the country. The film is Directed by Frank Martin and Executive Produced by Ron Howard; it explores the service of women in all branches of the U.S. military throughout history. There is an Army Educational Resource disk available. Contact the museum or visit UnsungHeroesFilm.org and UnsungHeroesEducation.com
Museum's 2-Minute Introductory Video
CLICK HERE for a 2- minute video providing an introduction to the U.S. Army Women's Museum exhibits, mission, with highlights of women's contributions to the U.S. Army. (If you cannot view it right click the movie camera icon and do a "save as" to your computer).
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Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit the Friends of the Army Women's Museum Association. Click here--FAWMA-- to find them.
For queries and specific questions on museum services write:
U.S. Army Women's Museum, 2100 A Avenue, Fort Lee, VA 23801
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This page was last updated on: August 4, 2015