Paid attendance at the National World War I Museum in Kansas City set a record Tuesday.
The previous record was 171,030, set in 2007 in the museum’s first full year.
Scott Jemison of Nixa, Mo., won a prize package worth nearly $1,000 for purchasing the 171,031st ticket this year. The prize included tickets to sporting and cultural events and a $500 gift card.
The museum ended the day and the year with total paid attendance of 172,148.
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