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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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Meet the Author: Richard B. Frank

03/03/2020 | 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us as we host the launch of military historian Richard B. Frank’s new book Tower of Skulls: A History of the Asia–Pacific War, Volume I: July 1937–May 1942. This new work casts penetrating light on how struggles in Europe and Asia merged into a tightly entwined global war.

Drafts for Crafts Tickets - March 20, 2020

03/20/2020 | 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Hosted by The National WWII Museum's Young Benefactors, Drafts for Crafts celebrates the restoration and preservation of the Museum's macro-artifact collection as important pieces of WWII history that play a crucial role in educating the public about the war that changed the world.