Liberty Memorial remains open during $3.6 million improvement project

The National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial will remain open during a $3.6 million facelift of the exterior and grounds.

Fences have gone up near the Walk of Honor and one of the ramps leading to the museum entrance is closed. But visitors will be unaware of the work once inside.

Improvements include work on the entrance fountain, stonework repairs, refurbishing the “generals wall” facing Pershing Road, brush removal, lighting and security upgrades.

The work is paid for with tax-increment financing money and the Liberty Memorial’s endowment. It should be completed by June.