Generous portions, vintage cocktails and décor combining the best of old and new makes the American Sector the perfect destination for lunch, dinner, snacks and spirits. Open from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm 7 days a week (special event hours apply). Closed Mardi Gras Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Looking for breakfast, sandwiches and cool treats? Check out our Soda Shop!

Join us for “New Orleans’ Best Happy Hour” from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm, seven days a week. Whether it's before experiencing Beyond All Boundaries, during a round of Pub Quiz, or following a look at the B-17 My Gal Sal, Happy Hour at the American Sector is a great way to visit The National WWII Museum while in New Orleans for Jazz Fest. Sample some of John Besh's 75 cent Meat Pies or BBQ Sliders and enjoy Happy Hour prices while toasting America’s Greatest Generation.

Parking located in the American Sector lot on Magazine Street between Andrew Higgins Drive and Poeyfarre Street. Free parking after 3:00 pm for patrons.

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Special Events

Dinner With a Curator
Dinner with a Curator is a seasonal series where Museum staff and guests discuss a featured topic related to World War II while enjoying a delicious three-course dinner. All dinners catered by Chef John Besh at the Museum’s American Sector restaurant. Space is limited and reservations are required.

Dinner guests can access free parking in the American Sector lot on Magazine Street between Andrew Higgins Drive and Poeyfarre Street.

Upcoming Dinners
SOLD OUT: April 29 — Kim Guise presents "Chow Time: Feeding an Army in WWII"
May 20 — Lauren Handley presents "When Baseball Went to War"
June 24 — Walt Burgoyne presents "For We Are Called: The British Royal Family in WWII"

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