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“This is a National Treasure - Don't Miss It!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The National WWII Museum

The National WWII Museum
945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 528-1944
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Ranked #1 of 171 Attractions in New Orleans
Type: History Museums, Military Museums, Museums, Specialty Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Leisure education
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Owner description: The mission of this museum focuses on the remembrance and celebration of the American Spirit, teamwork, courage and sacrifice of the men and women who served during World War II.
Hampton Roads
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“This is a National Treasure - Don't Miss It!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Every American citizen, and those who aspire to become a US citizen, should visit this wonderful tribute to World War II. Don't miss the movie!!! As mentioned by others, the 30 minute movie is narrated by actor Tom Hanks. We were thrilled to witness many groups of young children being guided by volunteers and some teachers through the many exhibits. This is a 1st class museum, well worth the time and admission price.

We were fortunate to talk to several volunteers who are WW II veterans. There insight and first hand accounts was informative and interesting.

We noticed they are expanding the museum with a huge new building - Campaigns of Courage: EUROPEAN AND PACIFIC THEATERS. I look forward to a return visit to see the newest additions.

Take your family and visit the National World War II museum.

Visited February 2013
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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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“Incredible.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

So much history here-- it's truly an incredible experience. You can send letters back home; sit in the cockpit of a fighter jet... you learn so much; the experience was absolutely invaluable and I can't wait to go back!

Visited March 2012
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“No pictures!! didnt like it much”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013 via mobile

It was a fast trip to New Orleans, LA and first place was that museum. It was not that much, the main reason for visiting that was the high ranks in tripadvisor.com.

Unfortunately, it does not worth to be the first ranked in New Orleans


DON'T FORGET ""No Cameras inside""

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“Definitely worth a trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

We were in NOLA for pre-Mardi Gras Krewes and has an afternoon free. So glad my wife suggested we go to this museum. Very nice displays and fascinating history. Extra treat to have conversations with WWII vets

Visited February 2013
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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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“Most Interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

This is a must see if you want to see all the different places and times Americans gave their lives for freedom. There was much more than i expected to see. The exibits and short movies were extremely informative. Like i said a must see.

Visited February 2013
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