Price of Freedom gallery

Learning Resources

Exhibition Self-Guide

PDF icon A self-guide to The Price of Freedom: Americans at War

Use this guide to enhance your visit! It highlights the service and sacrifice of generations of American men and women, provides an exhibit overview, and directs you to activity stations in the exhibition. This document is in PDF format and requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.



For Visiting School Groups

The Museum invites students to connect with people, ideas, and events of the past through an exciting array of standards-based programs. Visit our School Visits page for more informaiton.

Gallery interpreters will be stationed throughout the exhibition and in a special interactive area in the War of Independence section on a regular basis.



For In-Classroom Learning

The Price of Freedom: Americans at War teacher’s manual

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Supporting Videos and Individual Lessons

Supporting Materials and Worksheets



Section I - War of Independence




Section II - Wars of Expansion




Section III - The Civil War


Voices of Bull Run Unit


"Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!"



Section IV - World War II



Section V - Cold War/Vietnam



Section VI - September 11 and Its Aftermath



Supporting Images and Worksheets

Download creative and engaging strategies to help students learns how wars have been defining moments in both the history of the nation and the lives of individual Americans. For grades 5�12. These documents are in PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader.