100th Anniversary of World War I Exhibit

In observance of the upcoming centennial commemoration, the Collin County History Museum will create an exhibit to honor the role that Collin County soldiers and Texas played in the Great War. The exhibit is open to the general public weekly on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

  • Open March 2, 2017 thru Winter 2018
  • Thursdays-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Free admission
  • 300 W. Virginia just east of the downtown square
The museum exhibit will provide an overview of World War I, with special focus on different aspects and outcomes encountered by the United States during their involvement in the Great War.

Visitors will be provided an iPad with apps pre-loaded on the device. These interactive apps have maps, timelines, photographs, and videos about World War 1. As visitors tour the exhibit, they will also be able to use the iPads to scan QR codes linked to videos, podcasts, documentaries, photographs, documents, songs and websites to learn about WWI.
WW1 poster