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The Nation's Official WWII Museum

To help protect the health and safety of our visitors, staff, and volunteers, The National WWII Museum will temporarily close to the public, effective Saturday, March 14. For the most up-to-date information on The National WWII Museum’s response to COVID-19, click here.

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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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Beyond All Boundaries

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The Attack on Pearl Harbor Part One

04/02/2020 | 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

We invite students and families to learn how the "Day of Infamy" changed the lives of Americans as student reporters explore important historical sites all around Oahu. Participate in a live Q&A with The National WWII Museum and Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum educators.

The Attack on Pearl Harbor Part Two

04/03/2020 | 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

We invite students and families to learn how the "Day of Infamy" changed the lives of Americans as student reporters explore important historical sites all around Oahu. Participate in a live Q&A with The National WWII Museum and Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum educators.

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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