"This was by far the best thing we did while staying in New Orleans."
"Do yourself a favor and make this a priority on your visit."
"Wonderful — terrific for families! Lots of exhibits, hands-on, great for all ages."
"This was an amazing experience for the family."
PLAN A VISIT
The National WWII Museum
Ranked by TripAdvisor as the #1 Attraction in New Orleans, named by USA Today as the #1 Best Place to Learn U.S. Military History, and designated by Congress as America’s official museum about World War II, The National WWII Museum features a rich collection of artifacts that bring history to life.
Discover the most impactful event of the 20th century and the legacy of the greatest generation in thought-provoking exhibits—including our newest exhibit, The Arsenal of Democracy: The Herman and George R. Brown Salute to the Home Front—and explore the American experience in the war that changed the world. From D-Day galleries to the 4D cinematic experience, Beyond All Boundaries, from the soaring US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center to the groundbreaking Campaigns of Courage, this world-renowned history museum is designed to inspire visitors of all ages in the lessons of World War II and the stories of heroism, tragedy, and liberation.
According to TripAdvisor, The National WWII Museum ranks as:
- #1 Attraction in New Orleans
- #3 Museum in the USA
- #8 Museum in the World
Hours and Information
Museum Exhibits and Museum Store
Open daily, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Beyond All Boundaries
Sunday–Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Showtimes on the hour.
Final Mission: USS Tang Submarine Experience
Sunday–Thursday, 9:35 a.m. – 4:35 p.m.
Friday & Saturday, 9:35 a.m. – 5:35 p.m.
Showtimes at 15, 35, and 55 minutes after the hour.
The American Sector Restaurant + Bar
Sunday–Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Thursday–Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Happy Hour, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Jeri Nims Soda Shop
7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
|Military (With ID)||$18|
|Beyond All Boundaries||$7|
|Final Mission: USS Tang Submarine Experience||$7|
Two state-of-the-art, immersive interactive experiences enhance The National WWII Museum experience: Beyond All Boundaries, narrated and executive produced by Tom Hanks, and Final Mission: USS Tang Submarine Experience, which takes visitors into the heroic final hours of the Tang.