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Musee de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale

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Most interesting and well presented.

Well worth a visit if you're in Noumea, particularly (but not only) if the weather is poor. Good... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2019
Peter S
San Francisco, California
Very Informative. Good English language audio guide - free for visit duration.

Took some finding. Its location on at least one map is 2 city blocks out. It has the shape of I... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2019
South Island, New Zealand
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14 Avenue Paul Doumer, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
+687 27.48.70
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Reviewed June 30, 2019

Well worth a visit if you're in Noumea, particularly (but not only) if the weather is poor. Good explanations in English.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Peter S
Reviewed June 26, 2019

Took some finding. Its location on at least one map is 2 city blocks out. It has the shape of I think a Nissan hut (and as shown diagrammatically on the map.) It was by the shape that I eventually found it from a distance....More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019

An excellent Museum setting out the various phases of the action during World War 2 with explanation in both French and English, pleanty of parking in the area

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 16, 2019

Quite cheap to visit and not a large place so you can get through the exhibitions in a couple of hours. It was really interesting to learn about the role of New Caledonia and its people in World War 2. The audio guide (free) was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank wildhags
Reviewed April 10, 2019

New Caledonia was a very important site in the Pacific Theater and this museum tells the entire story. We enjoyed it and learned a lot even though some of the installations were not all that successful. A charming unique museum.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 6, 2019

Very well presented. They pack a lot into a small area of land. Carefully researched and curated, it gives you a great perspective of relevance, social impact on the island and the passing forces. Free media tablets with images and recorded pieces in a number...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Andrewmi
Reviewed February 21, 2019

At the scale of New Caledonia, this museum is of a bill, a wealth and a didactic quality worthy of the greatest thematic museums on the Second World War. This one of course deals with the world conflict from the Pacific Ocean, the Japanese advance...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank houdanolish
Reviewed January 20, 2019

The museum is very informative and with a lot of valuable relics from the Second World War. Highly recommended for anyone interested in history of the war in the South Pacific..

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018

This museum was very interesting. The history of the area during World War 2 was very well presented in this museum. There was an included audio tour in English which was very informative.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank W O
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Interesting perspective re the 20,000 New Zealanders who served in New Caledonia in WWII along with a million Americans. If not fluent in French use the complimentary Audio Guide.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Karen P
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we walked from where the ship's bus dropped us. we were on EOS too.
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