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To mark Memorial Day, The National WWII Museum will host a ceremony honoring the families of the fallen. Join us for this solemn remembrance of those who paid the ultimate price for their country.
Current military members and all veterans are admitted FREE for the day to the Museum galleries. Complimentary admission is for the Museum only; ticket purchase is required for Beyond All Boundaries ($7). Final Mission: USS Tang Submarine Experience is currently closed to the public.
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.
Schedule of Events:
11:00 a.m. (CT)
Virtual Commemoration Ceremony
Broadcasted within the Museum in the US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center and the Louisiana Memorial Pavilion. Tickets are required, and social distancing is enforced.
Sponsored by The National WWII Museum and the Department of Defense
12:00–3:00 p.m. (CT)
Knit Your Bit
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion
Distribution of free scarves to veterans who visit the Museum courtesy of more than 10,000 knitters and crocheters across all 50 states. Learn more about Knit Your Bit.
2:00 p.m. (CT)
Victory Belles Memorial Day Concert at BB’s Stage Door Canteen
Please join us as the Victory Belles salute those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Following our Memorial Day commemorative ceremony, the Museum’s own Victory Belles will offer a 30-minute concert filled with the music that brought hope and joy to the battlefront and Home Front alike. Including hits from the 1940s as well as a musical salute to each branch of the US armed forces, this show is a fun way to experience the iconic soundtrack of Allied victory over fascism.
Tickets can also be purchased by calling 504-528-1944 x 402. Beverages will be available for purchase in the American Sector Restaurant & Bar.