What are the Hours?
The grounds are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Museum hours: Sunday, Monday, Thursday, and Saturday 11 am - 4 pm
We will open the museum at other times by appointment to accommodate schools, scout troops, group tours, and other veteran functions.
What is the price of admission?
Admission to the museum and grounds is free; however, donations are gratefully accepted. We are a 501(c)(3) non profit operating strictly with volunteer support and contributions from businesses, organizations and individuals.
What wars do you feature?
Our facility and grounds include memorials, monuments and a museum featuring all American wars, starting with the American Revolution.
Is the museum child friendly?
Yes, the museum is child friendly. We welcome all children in an effort to ensure an early start to their understanding all of the wars that America has participated in and the sacrifices made.
Are there exhibits both indoors and outdoors?
Yes, there are beautiful memorials and monuments on our 40 acres and there are exhibits inside the museum with artifacts including photos, weapons, uniforms and much more. In addition, the Merci Boxcar, given to Indiana by France in 1949, is located in the pavilion.
Can I rent the pavilion for an event?
Based on availability, the pavilion and grounds are available to rent by groups for events. Please click here or visit our Facebook page (Veterans National Memorial Shrine) for current contact information.