The National WWII Museum is a dynamic educational resource, serving the needs of teachers and students from grade school through the post-graduate level. USA Today gave the Museum its top rank as one of the “Best Places to Learn U.S. Military History." Exhibitions and programs allow students from all backgrounds to explore the values and beliefs—the universal concepts—that Americans and their Allies embraced during World War II.
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The National WWII Museum offers a number of fun and educational programs for classrooms and individual students. In addition to an annual Essay Contest, the Museum serves as Louisiana's sponsor for National History Day, hosts an annual High School Quiz Bowl, and much more!
The National WWII Museum engages with learners from all across the world through a variety of online and distance learning programs to connect audiences with WWII history and honor the generation who sacrificed so much to secure our freedom.
Education and exposing students to the accomplishments of the WWII generation is the Museum's primary focus. With more than 200,000 square feet of venue and exhibit space packed with fascinating artifacts, immersive experiences and authentic cultural entertainment, The National WWII Museum is a leader in redefining the museum experience, by harnessing technology for history, learning and understanding.
The National WWII Museum is here to help you explore the history and lessons of World War II and to learn how the war helped shape the world we live in today. Whether you’re looking for resources for a school project or just want to learn more about World War II, check out our list of recommended books and websites, research starters and fact sheets, and annual contests.