The National WWII Museum provides vivid insight into the war that changed the world, but nothing can tell its story more dramatically than a visit to the sites where victory was fought for and won.
As the nation’s foremost expert in WWII history, the Museum’s Travel Program is dedicated to providing the highest quality educational content by creating custom-curated itineraries, arranging the finest boutique hotel accommodations, procuring comprehensive local meal packages in the countries we visit, and touring aboard first-class motor coaches and cruise ships. Experience a journey in first-class comfort to the beaches, bridges, cities, and villages where crucial battles took place and history-making decisions were made.
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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
Experience the Victory
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 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!
Available Tour Dates
August 31 – September 3, 2023 • September 7 – 10, 2023 • September 25 – 28, 2023 • October 16 – 19, 2023 • October 19 – 22, 2023 • October 26 - 29, 2023 • March 7 – 10, 2024 • June 5 – 9, 2024 (80th Anniversary of D-day Extended Program) • August 29 – September 1, 2024 • October 10 – 13, 2024
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.
80th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge
Walk in the footsteps of American soldiers who battled against Hitler’s “Last Gamble.” Featuring John C. McManus, PhD, expert historian and author of Alamo in the Ardennes, and guest actor Shane Taylor, who portrayed Eugene “Doc” Roe in the HBO miniseries Band of Brothers.
Available Tour Dates
December 11–19, 2024
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, 2023 • September 10 - 22, 2023 • September 17 - 29, 2023 (SOLD OUT) • September 24 - October 6, 2023 • April 28 - May 10, 2024 • May 6 - 18, 2024 • May 13 - 25, 2024 • June 10 - 22, 2024 • June 17 - 29, 2024 • June 25 - July 7, 2024 • September 2 - 15, 2024 (Expanded 80th Anniversary Edition Tour) • September 9 - 21, 2024 • September 23 – October 5, 2024
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.
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.
October 29 - November 6, 2023
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
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.
80th Anniversary of D-Day Cruise: D-Day & The Bomber War
For the 80th Anniversary of D-Day, honor the men and women who helped to liberate a continent. Sail from Hamburg aboard Seabourn Ovation on May 29, 2024, with world-renowned historians and a custom itinerary emphasizing the land, sea, and air campaigns of World War II. Stand where history was made in Normandy for an unforgettable 80th anniversary ceremony on June 6th, 2024.
Extremely limited availability. Call 1-877-813-3329 x257 to discuss availability and wait list options.
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.
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:
*Limited Availability. Call 1-877-813-3329 x 257 to discuss booking options.
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.
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.