Press Release

Celebrate the American Spirit on July 4 at The National WWII Museum


This Fourth of July weekend, bring the family to The National World War II Museum for a lesson in the true meaning of the American Spirit. In addition to permanent exhibitions on the D-Day landing at Normandy, life on the Home Front and the amphibious assaults in the Pacific, visitors of all ages can also experience the following:

• Real to Reel: Hollywood and WWII – This special exhibition highlights the relationships between Hollywood in World War II, from selling war bonds and stoking morale to creating training films and newsreels and serving in combat.

• Schindler  – On loan from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, this traveling exhibition examines the role that industrialist Oskar Shindler played in saving Jews from the Nazi’s final solution.

• A special performance by the Jefferson Chorale – The choir will present a free concert of patriotic and swing music on July 4 at 12:00 pm

• Stars and Stripes Summer discount – Louisiana residents receive discounted admission to Museum exhibits through August 31.

• Sunday Swing – Visitors can take advantage of free swing dance lessons from NOLA Swing from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm on Sunday, July 6, followed by a free concert by Linnzi Zaorski.

• Museum Store discounts – All weekend, visitors will receive a 10% discount on all Store merchandise. Museum members will receive a 20% discount.

The National World War II Museum, dedicated in 2000 as The National D-Day Museum, has been designated by Congress as the country’s official National World War II Museum. The Museum illuminates the American experience during the war era and celebrates the American spirit, the teamwork, optimism, courage and sacrifice of the men and women who won World War II. For more information on The National World War II Museum, visit or call 877-813-3329.