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The National WWII Museum's exhibits cover the epic and global scale of the war that changed the world, in a voice that is intimate and personal right in the heart of New Orleans. Exhibits not only highlight the role of world leaders, but also the everyday men and women who found the strength and courage to accomplish the extraordinary.

Currently housed in three buildings, each arranged around central themes of the war, Museum exhibits offer visitors an opportunity to experience the war through the eyes of the men and women who lived it. Interactives, oral histories and personal vignettes add a meaningful perspective.

Even before The National WWII Museum opened its doors in 2000, our founder, Dr. Stephen E. Ambrose, had already begun to amass artifacts collected from veterans as he interviewed them. Now, the Museum's vault houses more than 100,000 artifacts. While many items in the collection — including but not limited to Allied and Axis uniforms, weaponry, vehicles, medals, diaries, letters, artwork, photographs and other mementos — are on exhibit, the majority are kept safely in storage to be used for research and future exhibitions, or are being restored to their original condition. With one of the richest historical museums in New Orleans, exhibits from The National WWII Museum span the years leading up to and following the war. The Museum has a large collection of memoirs of wartime experiences, as well as an impressive collection of oral histories conducted with veterans from all branches and who served on all fronts. Learn more by visiting our Digital Collections.

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Exhibit Spaces:

US Freedom Louisiana Memorial Pavilion John E. Kushner Restoration Pavilion Special Exhibits Beyond All Boundaries Campaigns of Courage Liberation Pavilion
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WHAT'S ON:

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November 22, 2014
"The Mysterious Wisterias" starring Ricky Graham
6:00 pm dinner seating, 8:00 pm show only ticket
Stage Door Canteen

November 22, 2014
Victory Corps Saturday
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

November 22, 2014
Family Workshop: Navy School
10:00 am – 11:30 am
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

November 23, 2014
"The Mysterious Wisterias" starring Ricky Graham
11:00 am brunch seating, 1:00 pm show only ticket
Stage Door Canteen

November 23, 2014
Exclusive Screening - "Against the Sun"
5:30 pm reception | 6:30 pm screening
Solomon Victory Theater

November 26, 2014
"The Victory Belles Ring in the Holidays"
11:45 am buffet seating
Stage Door Canteen

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