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The National WWII Museum, New Orleans

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Learn more about the planning and execution of D-Day at The National WWII Museum, where you can view American soldiers' private letters, weapons, and photographs. Pay homage to the men and women who served during World War II and experienced the Allied victory in 1945. You'll find a blend of education and entertainment, with interactive exhibits and 4-D experiences where you can discover the key events of the war through special effects, CGI animation, and first-hand accounts. The museum's restaurant is noted for its 17-piece band that plays classic jazz. Put The National WWII Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our New Orleans trip planner.
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  • My wife and I had been told we should visit the museum while we were in New Orleans. So we did. The info we read said plan on two hours at the museum. Were were there for 3 hours and had to leave.....  more
    My wife and I had been told we should visit the museum while we were in New Orleans. So we did. The info we read said plan on two hours at the museum. Were were there for 3 hours and had to leave.....  more »
  • This museum is so immersive, engaging, and educational. They make you feel like you were there. I've been three times this year and learn something new every time. 
    This museum is so immersive, engaging, and educational. They make you feel like you were there. I've been three times this year and learn something new every time.  more »
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  • What an incredible experience. Always wanted to go but a friend who just went highly recommended it. We went as a family of four and got to meet an actual world or to Gunner. Being able to talk to him and listen to the stories was worth the visit by itself. One of the most interactive museums I've ever been to including the 4D theater. I highly recommend that if you are on the fence and interested in the history you must go! Be prepared to spend a minimal of 2 to 3 hours to experience everything at the museum.
  • One of the most incredible museums that I have experienced and I've been to most in DC, NYC and Philly. This one is much more interactive and tells amazing stories. The staff were kind and extremely helpful. The layout made the museum the most accessible ♿ from any that I experienced. The cost of the tickets were fair and you'll spend enough time to make it worth it. We enjoyed all of the exhibits but especially enjoyed the planes and old vehicles. Our son who is

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