Veterans Day at the Museum

On Veterans Day, the Museum will offer free admission to veterans of all conflicts, along with an engaging slate of commemorative programming.

November 11 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Learn More + Add to calendar 2019-11-11 9:00:00 AM 2019-11-11 5:00:00 PM America/Mexico_City US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130 Veterans Day at the Museum On Veterans Day, the Museum will offer free admission to veterans of all conflicts, along with an engaging slate of commemorative programming.
Location: US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center
945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Join us as we honor all of our nation’s veterans. The ceremony and related programming is free and open to the public and all veterans are invited to attend. In addition, all veterans receive a free Museum Campus Pass to tour our exhibit galleries. WWII veterans receive free admission every day to tour the Museum’s exhibit galleries, 4D experience Beyond All Boundaries, and Final Mission: USS Tang Submarine Experience.

Schedule:

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Hands-On History
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
American Legion Band Performance
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center
Can’t make it to the Museum? Watch the ceremony via Livestream.com.

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Knit Your Bit Scarf Handout to Veterans
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Pacific Cooperation: An Afternoon with the Sino-American Cooperative Organization (SACO)
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

Join us for a panel discussion with SACO on the history of the United States and China during World War II as part of their annual reunion, moderated by Keith Huxen, PhD, Senior Director of History and Research from the Museum’s Institute for the Study of War and Democracy.

Don’t miss later this week:
Film Screening: Invisible Warriors: African American Women in World War II
Saturday, November 16, 2019
5:00 p.m. Reception | 6:00 p.m. Screening | 7:00 Q&A
Solomon Victory Theater

Join The National WWII Museum for a screening of Invisible Warriors: African American Women in World War II. Filmmaker Gregory Cooke will be on-site to discuss this unforgettable film along with Susan King, an African American Rosie the Riveter who will recount what her experiences as a Black woman were like during World War II.