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NOTICE: Andrew Higgins Drive is temporarily closed to vehicles between Camp Street and Magazine Street for the construction of a new Founders Plaza at The National WWII Museum. The Museum's main entrance on Higgins Drive is open and accessible from Magazine Street.

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Directions to The National WWII Museum:

From Baton Rouge
Take I-10 East. At the I-10/610 split, bear right to stay on I-10 East. Continue onto US-90 Business West. Take the Carondelet Street exit. At the base of the exit ramp, turn left onto St. Charles Avenue and continue under the bridge, towards the Lee Circle traffic circle. Take the first right off the roundabout onto Andrew Higgins Drive. You will see The National WWII Museum in front of you. Turn left onto Camp Street and take the first right onto St. Joseph Street. The main entrance is on Higgins Drive, accessible from Magazine Street. See information on parking below.

From Biloxi/Gulfport
Take I-10 West towards New Orleans. Exit US 90 Business West on the left towards Westbank/Claiborne Avenue. Merge onto US 90 Business West. Take the Carondelet Street exit towards St. Charles Avenue. Turn left onto Carondelet Street and take the first right onto Howard Avenue. At the Lee Circle traffic circle, take the second right onto Andrew Higgins Drive. You will see The National WWII Museum in front of you. Turn left onto Camp Street and take the first right onto St. Joseph Street. Turn right onto Magazine Street. The main entrance is on Higgins Drive, accessible from Magazine Street. See information on parking below.

From Hammond
Follow I-55 South to I-10 East. At the I-10/610 split, bear right to stay on I-10 East. Continue onto US-90 Business West. Take the Carondelet Street exit. At the base of the exit ramp, turn left onto St. Charles Avenue and continue under the bridge, towards the Lee Circle traffic circle. Take the first right off the roundabout onto Andrew Higgins Drive. You will see The National WWII Museum in front of you. Turn left onto Camp Street and take the first right onto St. Joseph Street. Turn right onto Magazine Street. The main entrance is on Higgins Drive, accessible from Magazine Street. See information on parking below.

From the Northshore
Take US-190 East to the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway. Merge onto I-10 east. At the I-10/ 610 split, bear right to stay on I-10 East. Continue onto US-90 Business West. Take the Carondelet Street exit towards St. Charles Avenue. Turn left onto Carondelet Street and take the first right onto Howard Avenue. At the Lee Circle traffic circle, take the second right to Andrew Higgins Drive. You will see The National WWII Museum in front of you. Turn left onto Camp Street and take the first right onto St. Joseph Street. Turn right onto Magazine Street. The main entrance is on Higgins Drive, accessible from Magazine Street. See information on parking below.

From the Westbank
Take US-90 Business East to the Crescent City Connection Bridge. Cross the bridge and get in the right lane. Take the Camp Street exit. At the base of the Camp Street exit ramp, you will see The National WWII Museum in front of you. Continue on Camp Street past the Museum and take a right on St. Joseph Street. Turn right onto Magazine Street. The main entrance is on Higgins Drive, accessible from Magazine Street. See information on parking below.

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Parking

The Museum has a paid parking garage on Magazine Street, directly across from The American Sector Restaurant + Bar. Rates:

  • 0–1 Hours: $5.00

  • 1–3 Hours: $8.00

  • 3–7 Hours: $10.00

  • 7–12 Hours: $16.00

  • 12–24 Hours: $40.00

Additionally, there are several other paid parking lots in the neighborhood not owned by the Museum.

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Special Note for Buses

The bus loading and unloading lane is behind the Museum on Magazine Street, on either side of Andrew Higgins Drive. From St. Charles Avenue, turn right onto Higgins Drive, take the first left onto Camp Street, the next right onto St. Joseph Street and then another immediate right onto Magazine Street. The bus lane is on the right side. Bus parking is available approximately two blocks away under the interstate overpass, on the left side of Magazine Street.


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