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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 and the Museum Store are open seven days a week, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. We recommend that you allow a minimum of 3 hours to view exhibits.

The Solomon Victory Theater shows Beyond All Boundaries daily from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Sunday – Thursday, with an additional 5:00 showing on Friday and Saturday. The 4-D film runs approximately 45 minutes and is preceded by a seven minute pre show. Showtimes are based on availability.

Final Mission: The USS Tang Experience is available daily from 9:35 am to 4:55 pm, Sunday – Thursday, with additional 5:15 pm and 5:35 pm shows on Friday and Saturday. Final Mission can accommodate a maximum of 27 visitors. Advance ticket purchase is recommended.

The Malcolm Forbes Theater shows two exclusive films daily, each running approximately 45 minutes. Price for Peace shows at 9:30 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm. D-Day Remembered shows at 10:30 am, 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm. Both are also available for purchase in our Museum Store.

The American Sector restaurant is open from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm 7 days a week (special event hours apply). The Soda Shop is open daily from 7:00 am – 5:30 pm.

Stage Door Canteen hours are based on the performance schedule. Advance ticket purchase is recommended.

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.

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WHAT'S ON:

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August 1, 2014
The Victory Belles "Spirit of America"
11:45 am buffet seating
Stage Door Canteen

August 3, 2014
Sunday Swing featuring Rocky's Fox Trot Orchestra
Dance lessons, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Live music, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

August 6, 2014
White Glove Wednesdays
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

August 6, 2014
Lunchbox Lecture
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Megan Byrnes presents "A Forgotten History: The Internment of Alaska Natives During World War II"

August 6, 2014
The Victory Belles "Spirit of America"
11:45 am buffet seating
Stage Door Canteen

August 7, 2014
Meet the Author
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Tom Graves presents "Twice Heroes: America's Nisei Veterans of WWII and Korea"

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