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Late Nights at the NCSML

Tours begin at 6:00 p.m. and last 30 – 45 minutes • Open late on Wednesdays until 8:00 p.m. during June and July (except July 4)

The galleries and the Museum Store will be open late every Wednesday until 8:00 p.m. Find details below about programming and store promotions on select nights! Tours may be subject to change. Regular admission rates apply to visit the exhibits. Members are always free. Click here to view admission rates. * Some exclusions apply.

Time for a Czech Up: A Look at Medicine in WWI

June 6 at 6:00 p.m.

There are loads of technologies and other advancements that came out of World War I, but perhaps some of the ones we come in contact the most are those in the medical world. From antiseptics to x-rays, there were some huge leaps in the medical field that we take for granted today and it started because of the extreme conditions of the Great War. Take a tour of the Guts & Glory: The War Train that Shaped a Nation exhibit and learn about some of the most important and interesting developments in medicine that came out of the trenches.

Themed Drink

Bloody Mary Bar

Museum Store Promo

#Hashtag Sale – post your purchase and get 10% off!*

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Reds, Rails & Revolts

June 13 at 6:00 p.m.

Learn about the Russian Revolution, the Trans-Siberian Railway, and how the Russians were a part of the Legion story.

Themed Drink

White Russians

Museum Store Promo

Wear ANY museum t-shirt & get 20% off!*

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The Untold Story of the Czechoslovak Legion: Curator Guided Tour

June 20 at 6:00 p.m.

Be inspired by the most epic, heroic World War I story you’ve never heard. Learn more about the lives of the brave soldiers of the Czech and Slovak Legion — how they came together, their struggles, and their triumphs as they fought their way across Siberia for freedom and to help create a new nation. On this exclusive guided tour you will learn about the many distinct Czechoslovak uniforms worn by Czech & Slovaks from both sides of the war, including Legion uniforms known as “Alpini” machine-gunner and “Polar Bear” uniforms.

Themed Drink

Beton: Becherovka & Gin

Museum Store Promo

Mystery Sale – pick your discount!*

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The Untold Story of the Czechoslovak Legion: Curator Guided Tour

June 27 at 6:00 p.m.

Be inspired by the most epic, heroic World War I story you’ve never heard. Learn more about the lives of the brave soldiers of the Czech and Slovak Legion — how they came together, their struggles, and their triumphs as they fought their way across Siberia for freedom and to help create a new nation.

Themed Drink

Gin Rickey

Museum Store Promo

#Hashtag Sale – post your purchase and get 10% off!*

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Exclusive Insider Tour with Iowa Big High School Students

July 11 at 6:00 p.m.

Hear from Iowa BIG students, Madie Baird and Lucas Osterberger, about the creation of the virtual reality in Guts & Glory. They will describe how high school students learned to create virtual reality while at the same time learning the story of the Czech Legion.

Themed Drink

French 75

Museum Store Promo

Marj Nejdl in-store ornament personalization!

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Getting the Message

July 18 at 6:00 p.m.

Discover how the Czech Legion stayed in touch throughout their journey and how immigrant families learned about the progress of the war from their homes in America through art, and mail.

Themed Drink

Train Car

Museum Store Promo

The Museum Store will be hosting CVHS, welcoming one of their ambassador dogs with information on programs and pet adoption!

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Exclusive Insider Tour with METRO Steam Academy Students

July 25 at 6:00 p.m.

Learn first-hand from Metro High School STEAM Academy coordinator/teacher Shannon Ellis about project-based learning and student construction of the train cars in Guts & Glory. Metro STEAM student Jonathan Carrick also will be speaking. Shannon and Jonathan will reflect on the learning and building process and tell you more about Metro STEAM Academy.

Themed Drink

Gin Rickey

Museum Store Promo

Buy a single item over $20 and get a selected item FREE!*

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