Hall of Democracy Library at the National WWII Museum

Madlyn and Paul Hilliard Research Library

Research with us

The Madlyn and Paul Hilliard Research Library's mission is to support and facilitate The National WWII Museum’s research and education initiatives. The Library provides diverse audiences with access to a growing collection of personal memoirs, oral histories, unit histories, and classic WWII and military literature.



Visiting the Library



Operating Hours for Museum Staff
Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Public Access Hours, by Appointment Only
Tuesday – Thursday
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.


Contact Us


For all Library inquiries, please email library@nationalww2museum.org or call 504-528-1944 x 469.


The National WWII Museum

Museum Campus


Hall of Democracy