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  • Exhibits
  • Solomon Victory Theater
  • Solomon Victory Theater
  • Stage Door Canteen
  • American Sector
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The National WWII Museum

Ranked the #1 Attraction in New Orleans by TripAdvisor and the #1 "Best Place to Learn U.S. Military History" by USA Today, The National WWII Museum features a rich collection of artifacts that bring history to life. Here you will find thought-provoking and interactive exhibits that explore the American Experience in the war that changed the world.

From the galleries in our main pavilion to the 4-D cinematic experience Beyond All Boundaries to the the brand-new US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center, the Museum strives to create world-class features and exhibits that will inspire visitors of all ages to embrace the lessons of World War II and learn from its stories of heroism, tragedy and liberation.

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Hours of Operation:

Museum Exhibits & Museum Store
Open daily 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Beyond All Boundaries at The Solomon Victory Theater
A 4D experience narrated by Tom Hanks
Sunday – Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Showtimes on the hour

Final Mission: The USS Tang Experience
An interactive look at the final voyage of most successful submarine in World War II
Sunday – Thursday: 9:35 am – 4:35 pm
Friday – Saturday: 9:35 am – 5:35 pm
Showtimes at 15, 35, and 55 after the hour

Price for Peace at The Malcolm Forbes Theater
An exclusive film that provides a look at the events that unfolded during the Pacific Theater of WWII
Showings every day
9:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m.
1:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m.

D-Day Remembered at The Malcolm Forbes Theater
Nominated for an Academy Award, this documentary provides multiple perspectives on the invasion of Normandy
Showings every day
10:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m.
2:30 p.m.

The American Sector Restaurant + Bar
Open daily
11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The Soda Shop
Open daily
7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

BB's Stage Door Canteen hours are based on the performance schedule.

All venues are closed Mardi Gras Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

The Museum is fully accessible to all visitors. A limited number of wheelchairs are provided for use in the Museum at no charge.

Honoring History with History: 15 Years at The National WWII Museum

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