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 exceptional, probably one of the best I have been to. There is a lot of info to take in, we spent a whole day there and still had to skip some just to get through what we wanted to. We ...  more »
  • I must admit I only went to The National WWII Museum because the weather forecast called for thunderstorms all day. What a lucky break for me! Six hours were not enough to see everything because it wa...  more »
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  • I enjoyed the museum very much! All the exhibits were up to date and pretty interactive. Clean and well kept. Friendly staff and very quick. This place will take more than 4hours to walk through! Parking structure is located on the south side, however, I just suggest to take a taxi or other ride share to get there.
  • One of my favorite historical museum is huge and have many things to learn. Even when they are on works they figured out to keep offering a excellent service. I loved the videos and the D-Day section. When I visited it there was a place that you can talk with WWII survivors and that was an awesome experience. It’s not a really good museum for kids (
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