Memorial Day

Memorial Day honors those who have given all for their country and for freedom.

May 28 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Founders Plaza
Learn More + Add to calendar 2018-05-28 9:00:00 AM 2018-05-28 5:00:00 PM America/Mexico_City The National WWII Museum 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130 Memorial Day Memorial Day honors those who have given all for their country and for freedom.
Location: The National WWII Museum
945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130

For the past several years our Memorial Day commemoration has highlighted the service and sacrifice of fallen servicemembers by working with the families of those who made the ultimate sacrifice in World War II. Memorial Day honors those who have given all for their country and for freedom. Join us for events that honor these brave men and women.

NOTE: Free admission is for servicemembers only and does not include family or friends. If you have any ticketing questions, please visit the Guest Services desk.

Saturday, May 26

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

US Marine Corps Band
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

The Marine Corps Band New Orleans will pay tribute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our great nation. Their Memorial Day weekend concerts will honor those who have fallen but will never be forgotten.

 

Monday, May 28, 2018

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

US Marine Corps Brass Quintet
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

The Marine Corps Brass Quintet New Orleans will pay tribute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our great nation. Their Memorial Day weekend concerts will honor those who have fallen but will never be forgotten.

 

11:00 a.m. – Noon

Commemoration Ceremony
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

To commemorate Memorial Day, the Museum hosts a ceremony featuring families of the fallen and teen Preston Sharp, founder of Flags and Flowers for Vets. The ceremony will also be livestreamed for those unable to attend in person.

 

3:00 p.m. – 3:05 p.m.

National Moment of Silence
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

Each year, the Museum joins the nation in a moment of silence for our fallen before ringing the Normandy Liberty Bell.

 

For more information, call 504-528-1944 x 484.