The National WWII Museum's educational travel programs bring the Museum's tradition of inspiration, excellence, and thoughtful inquiry to travel destinations around the world, with tours designed by leading historians and led by Museum curators and expert local guides.
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Travel with Confidence: No cancellation fees on select tours until December 31, 2021*
To allow you to book your next trip with peace of mind, we have set up an exceptional and flexible program that allows you to cancel or postpone your trip penalty-free (on select departures) until December 31, 2021. Please contact our reservations department to discuss your options.
Note: Worry-free terms do not apply to luxury tours: Victory in the Pacific: Pearl Harbor, Saipan, Tinian, Guam, and the Commemoration of Iwo Jima and Normandy & The Seine River: From the D-Day Beaches to the Liberation of Paris.
Our Pledge to You
Your safety is our priority. The Travel Team continuously monitors updates from global health authorities and local governments in the US and around the world. The health and safety of our travelers and staff remain our highest priority. We work closely with our international partners to provide the level of quality and assurance our esteemed guests have come to expect. We are committed to delivering the best and latest sanitation protocols throughout your journey.
For more details on the guidelines in each country we visit, contact Educational Travel Programs at 1-877-813-3329 x 257 or email email@example.com
Operation Home Front
Travel to The National WWII Museum in New Orleans to explore, remember, and reflect on World War II through exclusive access to the Museum’s campus. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to experience a custom, small group domestic tour program at this world-class institution, including three nights at the Higgins Hotel and Conference Center, a comprehensive meal package, behind the scenes experiences, and more!
Normandy & The Seine River: From The D-Day Beaches to the Liberation of Paris
Featuring an exclusive lecture series by special guests, this all-new tour brings together the best of our flagship Normandy program with a new level of luxury—including a five-star river cruise aboard the exclusively chartered Joie de Vivre.
Available Tour Date
October 31 - November 8, 2021
D-Day - The Invasion of Normandy & Liberation of France
Our most popular tour provides an in-depth itinerary exploring America’s most famous WWII battle. Offering a full week of touring in Normandy, this unforgettable tour offers great value and top features.
Available Tour Dates
May 5 – 11, 2022 • May 19 – 25, 2022 • May 26 – June 1, 2022 • June 2 - 8, 2022 • June 3 - 9, 2022 • September 8 – 14, 2022 • September 15 – 21, 2022 • May 11 – 17, 2023 • May 25 – 31, 2023 • June 2 – 8, 2023 • June 3 - 9, 2023
Liberation of Pilsen
Join The National WWII Museum Educational Travel Program on a tour of the Czech Republic, culminating in one of the most touching modern-day tributes to the American armed forces in Europe: the Pilsen Liberation Festival.
Available Tour Date
May 1–9, 2022
Megastructures: Forced Labor and Massive Works in the Third Reich
This 12-day tour is named Megastructures after many of the large complexes built under the Third Reich like Peenemünde, the Politz Synthetic Oil Factory, and numerous gun batteries and bunkers.
Masters of the Air
Masters of the Air is a story of life in wartime England, in bombed-out London, and in the tiny hamlets these brash young Americans completely transformed.
Easy Company: England to the Eagle's Nest
In 1992, Museum founder and award-winning author Stephen E. Ambrose published the New York Times bestseller Band of Brothers. Join staff from America's official WWII museum and notable historians for the real-life epic journey across Europe.
Available Tour Dates
September 18 - 30, 2021 • May 2 – 14, 2022 • May 9 – 21, 2022 • May 23 – June 4, 2022 • June 4 - 16, 2022 (SOLD OUT) • June 13 – 25, 2022 • June 25 - July 7, 2022 • September 9 – 21, 2022 • September 23 – October 5, 2022 • May 8 – 20, 2023 • May 21 – June 2, 2023 • June 4 – 16, 2023 • June 18 - 30, 2023
Sold Out Tour Dates
The Rise and Fall of Hitler's Germany
Featuring noted historian Dr. Alexandra Richie, The National WWII Museum's exclusive 12-day trip explores Germany and Poland through the lens of the rise and fall of the Third Reich.
Available Tour DatesMay 31 – June 11, 2022 • June 21 – July 2, 2022 • May 30 – June 10, 2023
Sold Out Tour DatesJuly 27 – August 7, 2021 (SOLD OUT) • September 20 – October 1, 2021 (SOLD OUT)
Join The National WWII Museum Educational Travel Program on this Italian journey of “Mud, Mountains, and Mules,” with all of its sacrifices, heartbreak, and triumphs. With exquisite hotels in Rome and Florence and expert battlefield guides throughout, you will experience the best that Italy has to offer.
Victory in the Pacific: Japan & Okinawa
The National WWII Museum’s newest tour brings you to Japan, where World War II ultimately ended. Beginning in Tokyo, guests will investigate the Japanese perspective on the end of the war at the Yushukan War Memorial Museum and also explore the Japanese civilian experience at the National Showa Memorial Museum.
Available Tour Date
October 16 - 26, 2021
Victory in the Pacific
This unique, island hopping journey from The National WWII Museum takes guests to the sites of the Pacific war, from Pearl Harbor to Iwo Jima and more. Travel luxuriously while experiencing history up close, with help from renowned historians and eyewitnesses to World War II.
Available Tour Date:
*Actual tour dates pending official announcement of the Iwo Jima Anniversary Commemoration date.
Victory in the Pacific: Battle of Guadalcanal
With its position in the South Pacific, Guadalcanal was an ideal location for a Japanese airfield that could threaten vital US sea lanes to Australia. Availing ourselves of the best local guides, with accommodations on Guadalcanal that overlook Ironbottom Sound with Savo Island looming in the distance, we will honor the sacrifices made in these historic and seldom visited settings.
World War II in the Philippines
The National WWII Museum is pleased to announce the inaugural Victory in the Pacific: World War II in the Philippines tour. This fascinating journey will begin in the lush province of Bataan, where tour participants will walk the first kilometer of the Death March and visit the remains of the prisoner of war camp at Cabanatuan, which was liberated by American Army Rangers and Filipino Scouts on the eve of the Battle of Manila.
Student Educational Tours
The National WWII Museum offers hands-on travel programs for high school and college students.