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. The National WWII Museum tells the story of the American experience in the war that changed the world—why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means today—so that all generations will understand the price of freedom and be inspired by what they learn. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to experience a custom program at this world-class institution!
Additional Tour Dates
- 3-night stay at the Higgins Hotel
- 3 breakfasts at the hotel
- Special group events including a welcome cocktail reception, private lunch, and VIP dinner with viewing of Expressions of America
- Private Early Access Tour of the Museum
- Out of the Vault Experience
- Beyond All Boundaries 4D cinematic experience
- Final Mission: USS Tang Submarine Experience
- Guided touring of all the Museum's permanent exhibits
- 3-day unlimited pass on Hop on Hop off double decker bus and New Orleans Streetcar lines
- 3-day access into The National WWII Museum
- Gratuities for included group meals
Optional Add-On Experiences*
Pre- or post- nights at the Higgins Hotel and suite upgrades.
*Depending on availability
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The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum tells the story of the American experience in the war that changed the world—why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means today—so that all generations will understand the price of freedom and be inspired by what they learn.
Through exhibits, multimedia experiences, and thousands of personal accounts, the Museum takes visitors on an immersive tour of World War II in every theater of war. Explore our vast campus: the Louisiana Memorial Pavilion, Solomon Victory Theater, Campaigns Of Courage: European And Pacific Theaters, and more.
The Higgins Hotel & Conference Center
Conveniently located directly across the street from The National WWII Museum, the Higgins Hotel offers era-inspired guest rooms and specialty suites, premium amenities, a full-service restaurant, lounge, and a rooftop bar.
Revelry meets reverence at Higgins Hotel & Conference Center, New Orleans’ newest, most anticipated hotel. Located in the heart of the Arts & Warehouse District, it’s a home away from home replete with era-inspired guest rooms and suites, exceptional dining, and state-of-the-art meeting and event spaces.
Indulge in sophisticated French-influenced fare in this full-service restaurant located inside of the Higgins Hotel.
Looking for the best places to eat on Magazine Street in New Orleans? You’ll find brand-new Café Normandie, our full-service restaurant, an odds-on favorite. Capturing the national affinity for French culture sparked by WWII, this welcoming and approachable restaurant offers an elevated dining experience showcasing French-influenced cuisine.
The American Sector Restaurant & Bar
Conveniently located in the Museum, American Sector allows you to enjoy victory with every bite with a victory garden-to-table menu.
Located in the lobby of the Higgins Hotel, Kilroy’s is a perfect place to savor cocktails and bar bites with a Southern twist at this playful gathering place paying homage to Kilroy.
Expressions of America
Expressions of America is a first-of-its-kind nighttime sound and light experience celebrating the power of individual Americans to impact the world around them during a time of monumental conflict. Available exclusively at The National WWII Museum in New Orleans starting on Veterans Day 2022, Expressions of America will immerse audiences in written words, songs, and personal reflections of the everyday men and women who served our country in every way imaginable during World War II.
Generously presented by the Bob & Dolores Hope Foundation, Expressions of America will uniquely combine the latest outdoor projection technology with wartime letters and oral histories from the Museum’s collection to allow audiences to experience the stories of the WWII generation like never before.
Beyond All Boundaries
Beyond All Boundaries, showing exclusively in The National WWII Museum’s Solomon Victory Theater, is a 4D journey through the war that changed the world.
This Museum-produced experience is narrated by executive producer Tom Hanks, with Phil Hettema serving as show producer and creative director. Beyond All Boundaries features dazzling effects, CGI animation, multilayered environments, and first-person accounts from the trenches to the Home Front read by Brad Pitt, Tobey Maguire, Gary Sinise, Patricia Clarkson, Wendell Pierce, and more.
Early Access Tour of the Museum
Begin your immersive journey into World War II on the exclusive Early Access Tour! Join us for a preopening tour accompanied by an expert guide, who will provide an overview of each major pavilion you’ll tour later at your own pace.
From the awesome macro-artifacts and warbirds on view in the STEM Innovation Gallery and US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center, the Early Access Tour will give you a great jump-start on your day at the Museum—as well as insight into how we tell the story of the American experience in the war that changed the world.
Out of the Vault
The National WWII Museum’s private Center for Collections & Archives is excited to present rarely seen artifacts from our vault, not available for public viewing, which give voice to the American experience in World War II. Hosted by a Museum curator, this exclusive experience will allow guests a behind-the-scenes look at Museum artifacts not currently on display.
Final Mission: USS Tang Submarine Experience
Final Mission: USS Tang Submarine Experience places visitors aboard the most successful submarine in World War II for its fifth and final war patrol on October 25, 1944. Guests relive the last epic battle of the USS Tang and feel a deeper appreciation for the bravery and sacrifice of those who served in the intense, confined world of underwater warfare.
Final Mission: USS Tang Submarine Experience is both intimate and personal—accommodating 27 visitors per “patrol.” Each will receive a “watch bill” representing a specific Tang crewmember and many will be “enlisted” to perform specific tasks to navigate through the battle. At the end of the experience, they will discover if they were among those lost or one of the few who, after a harrowing ordeal at sea, suffered on in Japanese captivity.
DEPOSIT AND FINAL PAYMENT: $500 per person deposit due at the time of booking. Final balance is due 30 (thirty) days prior to departure.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Full refund at 1 week prior to departure, non-refundable within 6 days of departure.
FAMILY PRICING: Discounted Family rates are available for triple and quadruple occupancy. Contact the Travel Team at 1-877-813-3329 x 257 for more information.
Price per person based on double occupancy
Price per person based on single occupancy
$129 per person taxes and fees are additional.
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