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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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 firstname.lastname@example.org
The River Seine to the Beaches of Normandy
Featuring an exclusive lecture series by internationally recognized historians and insight from expert local guides, this river cruise and land tour brings together the very best of The National WWII Museum’s flagship D-Day program with a whole new level of luxury—including a five-star river cruise aboard the exclusively chartered Uniworld S.S. Joie de Vivre and world-class château accommodations in the heart of Normandy.
November 6-14, 2022
Experience the Victory
A small group domestic tour program.
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!
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.
Normandy & the Seine River: From the D-Day Beaches to the Liberation of Paris
This journey in Normandy and voyage on the Seine River features renowned historians and expert local guides with unparalleled knowledge of WWII locations— from lesser-known sites available exclusively to The National WWII Museum’s travel programs to iconic landmarks steeped in heroism and history
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 us as we walk in the footsteps of the 101st Airborne Division’s 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment across 7 countries.
Available Tour Dates
September 5 – 17, 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 • June 25 - July 7, 2023 • September 10 - 22, 2023 • September 17 - 29, 2023 • September 24 - October 6, 2023
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 Dates
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 11 - 21, 2022
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 Dates:
March 17-27, 2023
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.
Available Tour Dates
August 1 – 9, 2023
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.
Available Tour Dates
March 28 - April 5, 2023
Student Educational Tours
The National WWII Museum offers hands-on travel programs for high school and college students.