ALL-NEW EXHIBIT! Come explore 4 interactive kiosks with stories, videos, photographs, music, and educational maps that teach about the incredible tragedy of war and the difficult path to achieving peace and reconciliation. The 1992 war in the former Yugoslavia was the first conflict since WWII to be formally judged as genocidal in character, and many […]
This exhibit showcases six local faith organizations and their contributions to fighting economic injustice in the Dayton area. Though they may have different religious beliefs and practices, they have one mission: to make a difference in the community. This exhibit is a safe space for all faith and non-faith practitioners alike. We invite you to […]
This multi-modal exhibit is designed for visitors of all ages and tackles the complex subject of how peace and justice are deeply compromised by the looming climate crisis. The exhibit offers examples of how anyone can make a difference by the choices they make on a daily basis and offers solutions and challenges for the […]
A number of returned Peace Corps volunteers have let the Museum borrow some of the treasures they collected on their two-year adventure overseas. This collection will be on view through the summer of 2019.
Our Peace Heroes Room explores dozens of “ordinary” people who were capable of extra-ordinary peaceful efforts. The Museum defines a peace hero as a person who cares about the world and its inhabitants and strives for positive change through nonviolence. In addition to some big names you may be familiar with, other panels in the […]
Created through a generous gift to the Museum, the Gandhi Photo Collection features rare and original print photographs taken during Gandhi’s life and eventual death. Supporting placards provide insight into the life of this complex peacebuilder from his time in South Africa, London, and in India.
The Children’s Room is for children of all ages. Arguably the most inviting of all our galleries, the room features books, games, puppets, and toys related to peace but geared to children. One highlight is the collection of two dozen musical instruments including African drums, cymbals, maracas, tambourines, and xylophones (among others).