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|