Memorial Day

Memorial Day

May 24 – 26, 2015

Originally known as Decoration Day, an occasion to honor soldiers who gave their lives during the American Civil War, the Memorial Day civic holiday now honors all members of the military who have given their lives in defense of the Constitution and its legacy of freedom.

At the Museum

Memorial Day Weekend

Saturday – Monday, May, 2015

Admission: Free with museum admission.

Program times vary; check the museum Visitor Guide upon arrival for the schedule.


In the Classroom

Honor those who gave their lives in service to the U.S. Constitution with a variety of Memorial Day resources for the classroom.

Lesson Plans