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The National WWII Museum is the top-rated tourist destination in New Orleans, TripAdvisor's #2 museum in the world and #2 in the U.S., and an unforgettable way to experience World War II—from industrial efforts on the home front to the combat...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130-3813
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Reviewed today via mobile

This museum was an unexpected highlight of our New Orleans trip. With a 6 and 9 year old in tow, during a rainy day, we spent almost a whole day here. And we didn’t even manage to do it all! Interactive elements actually engaged the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed today

This was an amazing museum with newsreels, short videos and lots of artifacts from WWII. There were even a couple of WWII vets greeting visitors. This was an easy tram ride and walk from Canal Street. The exhibits are divided into pre-war, Europe & Normandy,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

I was very skeptical about going to this museum, which was included on my tour. However, i am so glad I went. I learned so much more about this war then I ever learned in school. There were so many angles that led up to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JustaGurlinFL
Reviewed yesterday

The museum is huge, with an amazing collection. I was surprised because before going to NOLA I've never heard about it. Highly recommended if you appreciate history.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gabrahaorj
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a great experience in History don't miss the 45 minute video narrated by Tom Hanks .a must see in New Orleans.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank raymondlT6389TR
Reviewed yesterday

Wow - it's a lot to take in but just amazing. Very educational. We did not have time to see the entire museum so we will be back! Wear good shoes as it is a lot of walking and not too many places to sit....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lovescolorado2
Reviewed yesterday

This museum is exceedingly well-done. The exhibits not only stage the scope and scale of the war but also bring it home with personal stories and artifacts. At the very least, plan to spend 2-4 hours here. We recommend getting second-day tickets and breaking it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Shannon d
Reviewed yesterday

Amazing artifacts, excellent exhibitions, film footage never seen before. You can pick up a 'dog tag' and scan it at various stations to hear a personal story of army personnel. We could have spent 2 days there and would have if there were multi day...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As two people who spend a lot of time at historic sites across the country we were looking forward to seeing this museum during our visit. It’s expensive but I knew it was huge so I figured it was worth it. The people working there...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Reinke516
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It not worth spending $90.00 to go to this museum for three people to go towards it. Also i hated that i had to wear a dumb button at the museum.

Date of experience: February 2019
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AnthonyM795
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We went to Peche. Great place
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Ellen M
January 12, 2019|
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Response from tiga31328 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is a separate purchase. You can see their ticket options and costs online, not allowed to post links here, search for WWII New Orleans then goto Tickets and it will show you. I see Beyond All Boundaries as a $7.00... More
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Ellen M
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Buy your tickets at the museum. get there early.
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