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“War Remains” uses virtual reality to give visitors a taste of the Western Front of the First World War. The VR headset allows the user to move through 3D space and interact with the environment.

'War Remains' immerses visitors in the intensity and drama of the experience endured by millions of soldiers during four years of The Great War.

"War Remains" is the virtual reality exhibit currently running at the World War I Museum in Kansas City. It depicts the terrible conditions and horrific outcomes of the trench warfare of the Western Front. Exhibit creator Dan Carlin reminds us how the "war to end all wars" shaped our modern world,

Tickets for "War Remains" at the National World War I Museum and Memorial, 2 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64108 are available now through September 6, 2021. The exhibit allows one user through approximately every 15 minutes 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily.

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