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Our Mission

The National WWII Museum tells the story of the American experience in the war that changed the world—why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means today—so that all generations will understand the price of freedom and be inspired by what they learn.

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Beyond All Boundaries

See the incredible 4D cinematic experience narrated by Executive Producer Tom Hanks. 


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07/27/2019 | 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

A new American play, Freedom tells the story of a Holocaust survivor and an Irish immigrant who meet hours before their American naturalization ceremony. Freedom looks at the ways we yearn for freedom—the freedom to face the truth about ourselves with grace, acceptance, and forgiveness.

Special thanks to Sid & Joyce Pulitzer for underwriting this production.

Ration Wars

08/17/2019 | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join The National WWII Museum for a fast-paced, Iron Chef-style cooking competition among New Orleans chefs creating cuisine using ingredients Home Front cooks would’ve used during World War II.