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Stars and Stripes, the newspaper for men and women in the U.S. military, started here with the publication of the first edition on November 9, 1861. The museum focuses on the people who have produced this legendary publication over the years. More than 7,000 square feet of exhibits on the Civil War, World Wars I & II, Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf War, Kosovo & Bosnia, and other conflicts. 

The mission of the National Stars and Stripes Museum & Library is the documentation, preservation, and communication of the iconic story of the Stars and Stripes newspaper and the commitment and service of the Stars and Stripers, our servicemen and women, and everyday citizens through exhibits, educational outreach, and special programs to further our freedoms and values.

Additionally, the facility serves historians, students, writers, and the general public. The facility has climate-controlled storage, handicapped accessibility, meeting rooms, and research archives.


Monday   10:00AM — 04:00PM
Wednesday   10:00AM — 04:00PM
Thursday   10:00AM — 04:00PM
Friday   10:00AM — 04:00PM
Saturday   10:00AM — 02:00PM
17377 Stars and Stripes Way
Bloomfield, MO 63825

Additional Information

General Interest Info
Open Year-round
Gift / Souvenir Shop
Wi-Fi Available
Travelers With Disabilities Information
ADA Fully Compliant
Smoking Policy
No Smoking
Suitable For These Age Groups
All Ages
Activities Within 10 Miles
Historic District
Winery / Vineyard
Biking / Walking Trails
Pet Policy
Pets Are Not Allowed
Service Animals Welcome
Cost Of Admission
Free Admission
Donations Accepted
Types Of Payment Accepted
Personal Check
Travelers Checks
Guest Reservations Needed?
Reservations Not Required
Group Policy
Advance Contact Requested
Activities On-site