On Saturday, October 27, 2018, from 2 pm to 3:30 pm, the National Veterans Memorial and Museum will host a dedication and grand opening ceremony. The ceremony will feature distinguished veterans whose stories are highlighted in the museum, military leadership and appearances or performances by men and women of the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard and Reserves. General Colin Powell (U.S. Army, Retired) will deliver the keynote address. The public is encouraged to attend the dedication to celebrate the opening of this historic institution.
The museum, located at 300 W. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43215, will open immediately after the dedication and will remain open until 9 p.m. that evening to allow as many guests as possible to experience the exhibits.
Given the expected crowds for the grand opening, free passes are required for both the dedication ceremony and entry into the museum. Due to the high level of interest, a maximum of 4 tickets are available per group. Space is limited, and all tickets are subject to availability. Please RSVP below for early access to passes and to receive information about the grand opening festivities. Please note: The dedication ceremony is outdoors, rain or shine.