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Address: 945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone Number: +1 504-528-1944
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Leisure education
Description: Founded by historian and author, Stephen Ambrose, the Museum tells the...
Founded by historian and author, Stephen Ambrose, the Museum tells the story of the American Experience in the war that changed the world - why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means today - so that all generations will understand the price of freedom and be inspired by what they learn. Designated by Congress in 2003 as America's National WWII Museum, the campus includes the Louisiana Memorial Pavilion, showcasing the large artifacts of the war and exhibits on D-Day at Normandy, the Home Front and the Pacific; the Solomon Victory Theater, a 4D theater showing the exclusive Tom Hanks production, Beyond All Boundaries; the Stage Door Canteen, where the music and entertainment of the "Greatest Generation" comes to life; the John E. Kushner Restoration Pavilion, where staff and volunteers restore artifacts in public view; The American Sector restaurant and Soda Shop - delicious onsite dining options; and the new US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center, where exhibits and interactive experiences paint the picture of a nation mobilized for war. Museum exhibits and the Museum Store are open seven days a week, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Museum exhibits and the Museum Store are open seven days a week, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. All venues are closed Mardi Gras Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
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This is an amazing museum. Give yourself all day to see everything. Not really a kids thing unless they are into history or military. They are In the process of adding new... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is an amazing museum. Give yourself all day to see everything. Not really a kids thing unless they are into history or military. They are In the process of adding new displays and bldgs. Next to open Dec 2015 and another in 2016. It takes all day to see everything and could easily make it a 2 day affair.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

really brought the battle to life from all sides. Was in tears at times it was so real. Very educational and great exhibits

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Overall a good museum but I had some disappointments along the way. As a non-American, I felt I was a little out of place at this museum. It's very US-centric with not much mention about what other countries were doing to help and it worries me that young people would be led to believe that American won the war single... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

A great history of WW2, with much more to come. Many old aircraft, tanks, and displays. You can follow the war in Europe from start to finish. They are currently building more about the war in the Pacific. Don't miss "Beyond All Boundaries"!

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

plan on all day there. be sure to see movie,beyond all boundaries. and buy admission online, and pick up at the will call window.

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Odessa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The museum was a wonderful tribute to our past. We ran out of time and did not get to see everything. Allow at least 4 hours.

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This museum is chocked full of items that were used by people involved in the war that real bring home the intricacies of their participation. Not just the armaments they used, but personal notebooks, letters, and the small things really brought the people to life. My husband and I are both big consumers of all history shows and movies about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

great museum! Plan to spend at least 4 hours to see it all! The 4-D movie was amazing, and the bridges to see the hanging planes awesome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I didnt know that New Orleans housed this fine place until I was brought here by friends. I think it is a jewel in the heart of New Orleans down on Magazine. If you get a chance take the time to visit and bring friends.

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Gautier, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The WWII Museum is a great history lesson. Anyone who plans to visit should allow two days to really do justice to everything that is offered. The presence of WWII veterans as volunteers really adds to the experience. Every American should visit this museum.

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Address: Address: 945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone Number: +1 504-528-1944
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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