BAND AND CHORAL CONCERTS:
Admission must be purchased for a school band or choral group to perform. This may be arranged through Group Sales at 504-528-1944 x222 or toll free 1-877-813-3329 x 222.
All performances are open to the public. Performances will be held outside on the pavers of our US Freedom Pavilion, weather permitting and subject to date and time availability. The Museum does not have space for instrument storage or for groups to change clothes before or after performing.
With advanced request, the Museum will provide:
One extension cord for electric keyboard
Frequently Asked Questions
How long may we perform?
Performance time is limited to 30 minutes.
How many students may perform?
Museum reserves the right to limit number of performers due to space limitations and museum events. Flag bearers and/or baton majorettes may not perform.
What kind of music can we play?
1940s, swing, and/or patriotic music is preferred.
What kind of audience should we expect?
Regular visitors often stop to hear the bands or choral groups; however, often the audience is largely made up of friends, families, and supporters of the band or choral group.
Ready to schedule your band or choral group to perform at The National WWII Museum? Contact Group Sales at (504) 528-1944, x 222.
Student Travel – WWII Educational Tours
High school and college students, learn the leadership principles that helped win WWII on a trip to France or during a weeklong residential program in New Orleans. College credit is available, and space is limited.
See You Next Year! HS Yearbooks from WWII
Collected from across the United States, the words and pictures of these yearbooks present a new opportunity to experience the many challenges, setbacks and triumphs of the war through the eyes of America’s youth.
The Victory Gardens of WWII
Visit the Classroom Victory Garden Project website to learn about food production during WWII, find lesson plans and activities for elementary students, get tips for starting your own garden and try out simple Victory Garden recipes!
The Science and Technology of WWII
Visit our new interactive website to learn about wartime technical and scientific advances that forever changed our world. Incorporates STEM principles to use in the classroom.
Kids Corner: Fun and Games!
Make your own propaganda posters, test your memory, solve puzzles and more! Learn about World War II and have fun at the same time.