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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: Donald L. Miller, PhD

10/29/2019 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join best-selling author and historian Donald L. Miller, PhD, at The Historic New Orleans Collection who will discuss his latest book Vicksburg: Grant’s Campaign that Broke the Confederacy, which delves into the battle that defined control of the Mississippi River during the Civil War.

Dinner with a Curator

11/05/2019 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join Kim Guise who will discuss machine-aided translation and “Hushaphones” at the Nuremberg Trials, the site of the first simultaneous translation in a courtroom, which made four different languages understandable to participants in an instant.