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The Nation's Official WWII Museum

The National WWII Museum is now open. The Museum will operate at reduced capacity while enacting new safety measures, including advanced online ticket purchases, social distancing guidelines throughout pavilions and galleries, and enhanced sanitizing and cleaning protocols.

Throughout the initial phase of reopening, most galleries, exhibits and experiences will be available with controlled attendance to allow for social distance between visitors, especially within galleries.

To help ensure public safety and avoid crowds, timed ticket purchases will be required. It is strongly recommended that visitors pre-purchase Museum admission online in advance. Tickets are now available for advanced purchase.

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Open daily, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closed Mardi Gras Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

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Museum Tours

Expand your visit to The National WWII Museum on an exclusive guided tour! Each tour takes you on a different adventure, from the immersive exhibits inside the Campaigns of Courage: European and Pacific Theaters pavilion to the private Center for Collections & Archives where a curator will display and explain WWII artifacts not currently on view in the Museum.

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Groups

Looking for a place guaranteed to move and educate your group? The National WWII Museum is a remarkable must-see attraction in New Orleans that illuminates the American experience during World War II. Ranked the #1 attraction in New Orleans on Trip Advisor and recipient three years in a row of the Travelers’ Choice Award, the Museum brings history to life with moving personal stories and powerful interactive displays. 

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