Plan Your Visit

TO THE NATIONAL WWII MUSEUM

The National WWII Museum is now open. The Museum will operate at 25% of its total 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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Hours and Information

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

Tickets are now available in fifteen minute windows. Purchase timed admission tickets online at the time you would like to visit, prior to arrival.

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 at 25% capacity.

The American Sector Restaurant & Bar
Monday–Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Pricing  
Adult $28
Senior (65+) $24
Student (With ID) $18
Military (With ID) $18
Visitors with Disabilities $18*
WWII Veterans FREE
Beyond All Boundaries $7
Second-Day Pass $7


*To purchase timed admission tickets for visitors with disability needs, please call our sales number (504-528-1944 x 402) prior to the visit.

Click here for more Information about Museum access for visitors with disability or accessibility needs.

 

  • Know Before You Go

    The National WWII Museum will officially reopen to the public on Memorial Day, May 25, 2020. The Museum will operate at 25% of its total capacity while enacting new safety measures, including advanced online ticket purchases, social distancing guidelines throughout pavilions and galleries, and enhanced sanitizing and cleaning protocols.

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  • Museum Campus Guide

    Designated by Congress as the official WWII museum of the United States, The National WWII Museum is located in downtown New Orleans on a six-acre campus, where five soaring pavilions house historical exhibits, on-site restoration work, a period dinner theater, and restaurants.

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  • Exhibits

    Housed in four buildings, each arranged around central themes of the war, Museum exhibits offer visitors an opportunity to experience the war through the eyes of the men and women who lived it. Interactive features, oral histories, and personal vignettes add a meaningful perspective. 

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  • Directions

    The Museum is located in New Orleans’s Historic Warehouse District on Andrew Higgins Drive between Magazine and Camp Streets. Parking is ...
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  • Parking

    The Museum's paid parking garage located at 1024 Magazine Street. This portion of Magazine Street is a one-way, and the garage is located on the left side. If full, there are several paid lots in the neighborhood not owned by the Museum with varying fees.

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  • Accessibility

    The National WWII Museum is committed to making its galleries, exhibits, pavilions, and programs accessible to all visitors.

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Featured Museum Tour

Behind The Lines

Step inside The National WWII Museum’s private Center for Collections & Archives and climb into a B-24 Liberator!—it’s all part of Behind the Lines, the exclusive VIP tour of The National WWII Museum. During five hours of behind-the-scenes experiences, guests will handle rarely seen artifacts alongside historians and attend a curator's luncheon with the specialists who design Museum exhibits and programming. 

Go Behind The Lines

Museum Campus

Designated by Congress as the official WWII museum of the United States, The National WWII Museum is located in downtown New Orleans on a six-acre campus, where five soaring pavilions house historical exhibits, on-site restoration work, a period dinner theater, and restaurants. 

View the Campus