The National WWII Museum, New Orleans

4.8
Learn more about the planning and execution of D-Day at The National WWII Museum, where you can view American soldiers' private letters, weapons, and photographs. Pay homage to the men and women who served during World War II and experienced the Allied victory in 1945. You'll find a blend of education and entertainment, with interactive exhibits and 4-D experiences where you can discover the key events of the war through special effects, CGI animation, and first-hand accounts. The museum's restaurant is noted for its 17-piece band that plays classic jazz. Put The National WWII Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our New Orleans trip planner.
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  • This museum is fantastic. In my opinion it was designed with the same thoughtfulness and quality as the Holocaust Museum in Washington DC. There is so much to see in each exhibit, it’s a bit...  more »
  • Fantastic museum, very well planned and beautifully done. Lots of detail so you'll need the 2 day ticket if you're really into reading and seeing everything. Be sure to book the 4D movie as well!  more »
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  • One of the best history museums I have been to. The exhibits are engaging and insightful. There are a ton of videos of people explaining their personal experiences during the events being depicted. The exhibits make you feel as if you are actually there. The exhibit on Adolf Eichmann and his trial was particularly unique and impactful. It closed at 5pm but parts of the museum stayed open to 6pm. This is helpful if you are pressed for time. You can easily spend 4 hours here, 6 if you are spending time reading a lot.
  • The museum is a wonderful tribute to the courage and sacrifice of our military men and women and the American people. Start with the Tom Hanks movie and then plan your day. The museum staff offer great suggestions on how to best utilize your time. The American Sector was a delicious choice for lunch. Try the bread pudding. Our server, Juan Lopez was our menu guru and his suggestions did not disappoint.

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