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July 1, 2015
Ticketed Summer Spy Camp, June 29-July 3 - SOLD OUT
Education Classroom, 3rd Floor Louisiana Pavilion

Summer Spy Camp is SOLD OUT.

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Spy Camp, campers, ages
8 – 11, will go through fun field exercises, using real WWII
situations and scenarios as background, on the way to completing their
trainin...
June 29, 2015 - July 3, 2015
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack
in World War II weighed forty pounds. But now The National WWII Museum
offers you the opportunity to pick up an infantryman's pack and try it
on for yourself! Join Curator Eric Rivet each Wednesday ...
July 1, 2015 9:00 AM
Recurring Lunchbox Lecture
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

Bruce and Emily Nolan present "The Sea Bag: WWII Correspondence"

Four months after Hurricane Katrina, the children of Bob and Jeanne
Vath discovered in their flooded Lakeview home a Navy sea bag
containing their deceased parents' entire WWII correspondence....
July 1, 2015 12:00 PM
July 2, 2015
Ticketed Summer Spy Camp, June 29-July 3 - SOLD OUT
Education Classroom, 3rd Floor Louisiana Pavilion

Summer Spy Camp is SOLD OUT.

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Spy Camp, campers, ages
8 – 11, will go through fun field exercises, using real WWII
situations and scenarios as background, on the way to completing their
trainin...
June 29, 2015 - July 3, 2015
July 3, 2015
Ticketed Summer Spy Camp, June 29-July 3 - SOLD OUT
Education Classroom, 3rd Floor Louisiana Pavilion

Summer Spy Camp is SOLD OUT.

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Spy Camp, campers, ages
8 – 11, will go through fun field exercises, using real WWII
situations and scenarios as background, on the way to completing their
trainin...
June 29, 2015 - July 3, 2015
Open Independence Day at the Museum

10:00 am
Naturalization Ceremony
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will administer the
Oath of Allegiance to America's newest citizens during a special
naturalization ceremony.

July 3, 2015 10:00 AM
July 4, 2015
Open Independence Day at the Museum

*

11:00 am
Jefferson Choral Performance
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

Join the Jefferson Chorale for their annual performance of
patriotic tunes.

*

1:00 pm
New Orleans Concert Band Performance
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

To celebrate Independence Day, the New Orleans Con...
July 4, 2015 9:00 AM
July 6, 2015
Ticketed Summer Spy Camp, July 6-10 - SOLD OUT!
Education Classroom, 3rd Floor Louisiana Pavilion

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Spy Camp, campers, ages
8 – 11, will go through fun field exercises, using real WWII
situations and scenarios as background, on the way to completing their
training as Special Museum Agents.

July 6, 2015 - July 10, 2015
Ticketed Summer Theater Camp, July 6-17

Note: There is no Theater Camp on the two weekend days: Saturday, July
11, and Sunday, July 12. Camp will resume Monday morning, July 13, at
9:00 am.

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Theater Camp,
camp-goers, ages 9 – 13, become future stars as they learn how
The National WW...
July 6, 2015 - July 17, 2015
July 7, 2015
Ticketed Summer Spy Camp, July 6-10 - SOLD OUT!
Education Classroom, 3rd Floor Louisiana Pavilion

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Spy Camp, campers, ages
8 – 11, will go through fun field exercises, using real WWII
situations and scenarios as background, on the way to completing their
training as Special Museum Agents.

July 6, 2015 - July 10, 2015
Ticketed Summer Theater Camp, July 6-17

Note: There is no Theater Camp on the two weekend days: Saturday, July
11, and Sunday, July 12. Camp will resume Monday morning, July 13, at
9:00 am.

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Theater Camp,
camp-goers, ages 9 – 13, become future stars as they learn how
The National WW...
July 6, 2015 - July 17, 2015
July 8, 2015
Ticketed Summer Spy Camp, July 6-10 - SOLD OUT!
Education Classroom, 3rd Floor Louisiana Pavilion

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Spy Camp, campers, ages
8 – 11, will go through fun field exercises, using real WWII
situations and scenarios as background, on the way to completing their
training as Special Museum Agents.

July 6, 2015 - July 10, 2015
Ticketed Summer Theater Camp, July 6-17

Note: There is no Theater Camp on the two weekend days: Saturday, July
11, and Sunday, July 12. Camp will resume Monday morning, July 13, at
9:00 am.

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Theater Camp,
camp-goers, ages 9 – 13, become future stars as they learn how
The National WW...
July 6, 2015 - July 17, 2015
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack
in World War II weighed forty pounds. But now The National WWII Museum
offers you the opportunity to pick up an infantryman's pack and try it
on for yourself! Join Curator Eric Rivet each Wednesday ...
July 8, 2015 9:00 AM
July 9, 2015
Ticketed Summer Spy Camp, July 6-10 - SOLD OUT!
Education Classroom, 3rd Floor Louisiana Pavilion

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Spy Camp, campers, ages
8 – 11, will go through fun field exercises, using real WWII
situations and scenarios as background, on the way to completing their
training as Special Museum Agents.

July 6, 2015 - July 10, 2015
Ticketed Summer Theater Camp, July 6-17

Note: There is no Theater Camp on the two weekend days: Saturday, July
11, and Sunday, July 12. Camp will resume Monday morning, July 13, at
9:00 am.

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Theater Camp,
camp-goers, ages 9 – 13, become future stars as they learn how
The National WW...
July 6, 2015 - July 17, 2015
RSVP "Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in World War II" Exhibit Opening
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion and Special Exhibition Gallery

Presented in New Orleans by The Coca-Cola Foundation

Official Program Sponsor

Official Program Sponsor: Entergy

5:00 pm Reception | 6:00 pm Presentation

Join exhibit curator Eric Rivet as he introduces and explains the
process of cr
July 9, 2015 5:00 PM
July 10, 2015
Ticketed Summer Spy Camp, July 6-10 - SOLD OUT!
Education Classroom, 3rd Floor Louisiana Pavilion

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Spy Camp, campers, ages
8 – 11, will go through fun field exercises, using real WWII
situations and scenarios as background, on the way to completing their
training as Special Museum Agents.

July 6, 2015 - July 10, 2015
Ticketed Summer Theater Camp, July 6-17

Note: There is no Theater Camp on the two weekend days: Saturday, July
11, and Sunday, July 12. Camp will resume Monday morning, July 13, at
9:00 am.

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Theater Camp,
camp-goers, ages 9 – 13, become future stars as they learn how
The National WW...
July 6, 2015 - July 17, 2015
July 11, 2015
Ticketed Summer Theater Camp, July 6-17

Note: There is no Theater Camp on the two weekend days: Saturday, July
11, and Sunday, July 12. Camp will resume Monday morning, July 13, at
9:00 am.

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Theater Camp,
camp-goers, ages 9 – 13, become future stars as they learn how
The National WW...
July 6, 2015 - July 17, 2015
Recurring "Sentimental Journey: The Big Bands of World War II"
BB's Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm Dinner Seating, 8:00 pm Show Only Ticket

The National WWII Museum's own Victory Swing Orchestra celebrates the
great big bands of the WWII era. This romantic evening will feature
classic hits like Sentimental Journey, Begin the Beguine, Stardust,
Sing, Sing, Sing...
July 11, 2015 6:00 PM
July 12, 2015
Ticketed Summer Theater Camp, July 6-17

Note: There is no Theater Camp on the two weekend days: Saturday, July
11, and Sunday, July 12. Camp will resume Monday morning, July 13, at
9:00 am.

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Theater Camp,
camp-goers, ages 9 – 13, become future stars as they learn how
The National WW...
July 6, 2015 - July 17, 2015
Ticketed Student Leadership Academy
New Orleans, LA

Registration deadline has passed.

What Would You Do? Global Leadership Lessons from a Global War

The National WWII Museum in New Orleans offers college students and
high school juniors and seniors a summer experience unlike any other.
Student Leadership Academy takes students t...
July 12, 2015 - July 18, 2015
Open Sunday Swing featuring The Boogie Men
BB's Stage Door Canteen

Dance lessons, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Live music, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Kick up your heels at The National WWII Museum with Sunday Swing!
Professional swing dancers will be on hand to provide coaching for
dancers of all levels while local musicians play WWII-era hits....
July 12, 2015 1:30 PM
July 13, 2015
Ticketed Summer Theater Camp, July 6-17

Note: There is no Theater Camp on the two weekend days: Saturday, July
11, and Sunday, July 12. Camp will resume Monday morning, July 13, at
9:00 am.

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Theater Camp,
camp-goers, ages 9 – 13, become future stars as they learn how
The National WW...
July 6, 2015 - July 17, 2015
Ticketed Student Leadership Academy
New Orleans, LA

Registration deadline has passed.

What Would You Do? Global Leadership Lessons from a Global War

The National WWII Museum in New Orleans offers college students and
high school juniors and seniors a summer experience unlike any other.
Student Leadership Academy takes students t...
July 12, 2015 - July 18, 2015
July 14, 2015
Ticketed Summer Theater Camp, July 6-17

Note: There is no Theater Camp on the two weekend days: Saturday, July
11, and Sunday, July 12. Camp will resume Monday morning, July 13, at
9:00 am.

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Theater Camp,
camp-goers, ages 9 – 13, become future stars as they learn how
The National WW...
July 6, 2015 - July 17, 2015
Ticketed Student Leadership Academy
New Orleans, LA

Registration deadline has passed.

What Would You Do? Global Leadership Lessons from a Global War

The National WWII Museum in New Orleans offers college students and
high school juniors and seniors a summer experience unlike any other.
Student Leadership Academy takes students t...
July 12, 2015 - July 18, 2015
Recurring Stage Door Idol - Preliminary Round One
BB's Stage Door Canteen

Fifty singers were selected at the open auditions in June and the first
group will compete in BB's Stage Door Canteen during Preliminary Round
One. Each contestant has prepared a song that was written, recorded, or
is in the style of the 1940s. Come cheer on these talente...
July 14, 2015 6:00 PM
July 15, 2015
Ticketed Summer Theater Camp, July 6-17

Note: There is no Theater Camp on the two weekend days: Saturday, July
11, and Sunday, July 12. Camp will resume Monday morning, July 13, at
9:00 am.

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Theater Camp,
camp-goers, ages 9 – 13, become future stars as they learn how
The National WW...
July 6, 2015 - July 17, 2015
Ticketed Student Leadership Academy
New Orleans, LA

Registration deadline has passed.

What Would You Do? Global Leadership Lessons from a Global War

The National WWII Museum in New Orleans offers college students and
high school juniors and seniors a summer experience unlike any other.
Student Leadership Academy takes students t...
July 12, 2015 - July 18, 2015
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack
in World War II weighed forty pounds. But now The National WWII Museum
offers you the opportunity to pick up an infantryman's pack and try it
on for yourself! Join Curator Eric Rivet each Wednesday ...
July 15, 2015 9:00 AM
Recurring Lunchbox Lecture
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

Katie Odell presents "General Leslie Groves and the Manhattan Project"

In commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Trinity Test, join the
Museum’s Social Media Coordinator, Katie Odell, as she tells the
history of the Manhattan Project through her...
July 15, 2015 12:00 PM
July 16, 2015
Ticketed Summer Theater Camp, July 6-17

Note: There is no Theater Camp on the two weekend days: Saturday, July
11, and Sunday, July 12. Camp will resume Monday morning, July 13, at
9:00 am.

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Theater Camp,
camp-goers, ages 9 – 13, become future stars as they learn how
The National WW...
July 6, 2015 - July 17, 2015
Ticketed Student Leadership Academy
New Orleans, LA

Registration deadline has passed.

What Would You Do? Global Leadership Lessons from a Global War

The National WWII Museum in New Orleans offers college students and
high school juniors and seniors a summer experience unlike any other.
Student Leadership Academy takes students t...
July 12, 2015 - July 18, 2015
RSVP Mason Lecture: Jonathan W. Jordan presents "American Warlords: How Roosevelt's High Command Led America to Victory in World War II"
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

5:00 pm Reception | 6:00 pm Presentation and Q&A
| 7:00 pm Book Signing

In a lifetime shaped by politics, President Franklin D. Roosevelt
proved himself a master manipulator of Congress, the press, and the
public. But when war in Europe and Asia threatened Americ...
July 16, 2015 5:00 PM
July 17, 2015
Ticketed Summer Theater Camp, July 6-17

Note: There is no Theater Camp on the two weekend days: Saturday, July
11, and Sunday, July 12. Camp will resume Monday morning, July 13, at
9:00 am.

During The National WWII Museum’s Summer Theater Camp,
camp-goers, ages 9 – 13, become future stars as they learn how
The National WW...
July 6, 2015 - July 17, 2015
Ticketed Student Leadership Academy
New Orleans, LA

Registration deadline has passed.

What Would You Do? Global Leadership Lessons from a Global War

The National WWII Museum in New Orleans offers college students and
high school juniors and seniors a summer experience unlike any other.
Student Leadership Academy takes students t...
July 12, 2015 - July 18, 2015
July 18, 2015
Ticketed Student Leadership Academy
New Orleans, LA

Registration deadline has passed.

What Would You Do? Global Leadership Lessons from a Global War

The National WWII Museum in New Orleans offers college students and
high school juniors and seniors a summer experience unlike any other.
Student Leadership Academy takes students t...
July 12, 2015 - July 18, 2015
Recurring Living History Corps

The Museum's World War II re-enactors, collectively known as the Living
History Corps, are local volunteers who enrich the visitor's Museum
experience with their wealth of information and stories. Wearing the
uniforms and carrying the equipment of both the Allied and Axis forces,
they share thei...
July 18, 2015 11:00 AM
Ticketed Family Overnight 2015
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

Time: 4:30 pm* – 7:00 am

Cost: Members – $50 per person Non-Members
– $75 per person

The National WWII Museum cordially invites all families with children
aged 7–12 to join us for an exciting pajama party at the Museum.
Enjoy s...
July 18, 2015 4:30 PM
July 19, 2015
Open Sunday Swing featuring Swingaroux
BB's Stage Door Canteen

Dance lessons, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Live music, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Kick up your heels at The National WWII Museum with Sunday Swing!
Professional swing dancers will be on hand to provide coaching for
dancers of all levels while local musicians play WWII-era hits....
July 19, 2015 1:30 PM
July 21, 2015
Recurring Stage Door Idol - Preliminary Round Two
BB's Stage Door Canteen

Fifty singers were selected at the open auditions in June and the first
group will compete in BB's Stage Door Canteen during Preliminary Round
One. Each contestant has prepared a song that was written, recorded, or
is in the style of the 1940s. Come cheer on these talente...
July 21, 2015 6:00 PM
July 22, 2015
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack
in World War II weighed forty pounds. But now The National WWII Museum
offers you the opportunity to pick up an infantryman's pack and try it
on for yourself! Join Curator Eric Rivet each Wednesday ...
July 22, 2015 9:00 AM
Recurring The Victory Belles present "America's Wartime Sweethearts: A Tribute to The Andrews Sisters"
BB's Stage Door Canteen

11:45 am buffet seating

Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the
Andrews Sisters epitomized the “we’re all in this
together” spirit of the war years, and their optimistic songs and
exuberance made them ideal morale boosters. The...
July 22, 2015 11:45 AM
July 25, 2015
Recurring "Sentimental Journey: The Big Bands of World War II"
BB's Stage Door Canteen

6:00 pm Dinner Seating, 8:00 pm Show Only Ticket

The National WWII Museum's own Victory Swing Orchestra celebrates the
great big bands of the WWII era. This romantic evening will feature
classic hits like Sentimental Journey, Begin the Beguine, Stardust,
Sing, Sing, Sing...
July 25, 2015 6:00 PM
July 26, 2015
Open Sunday Swing featuring New Orleans Moonshiners
BB's Stage Door Canteen

Dance lessons, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Live music, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Kick up your heels at The National WWII Museum with Sunday Swing!
Professional swing dancers will be on hand to provide coaching for
dancers of all levels while local musicians play WWII-era hits....
July 26, 2015 1:30 PM
July 28, 2015
Recurring Stage Door Idol - Preliminary Round Three
BB's Stage Door Canteen

Fifty singers were selected at the open auditions in June and the first
group will compete in BB's Stage Door Canteen during Preliminary Round
One. Each contestant has prepared a song that was written, recorded, or
is in the style of the 1940s. Come cheer on these talente...
July 28, 2015 6:00 PM
July 29, 2015
Recurring White Glove Wednesdays
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

It's one thing to read on an exhibit label that an infantryman's pack
in World War II weighed forty pounds. But now The National WWII Museum
offers you the opportunity to pick up an infantryman's pack and try it
on for yourself! Join Curator Eric Rivet each Wednesday ...
July 29, 2015 9:00 AM

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July 1, 2015
White Glove Wednesdays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

July 1, 2015
Lunchbox Lecture
12:00 – 1:00 pm
H. Mortimer Favrot Orientation Center

July 3, 2015
Naturalization Ceremony
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

July 4, 2015
Independence Day at the Museum
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

July 8, 2015
White Glove Wednesdays
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

July 9, 2015
"Fighting for the Right to Fight: African American Experiences in World War II" Exhibit Opening
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion and Special Exhibition Gallery

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