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“Interesting with caring people” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The National WWII Museum

The National WWII Museum
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The National WWII Museum Ticket New Orleans
Ranked #1 of 316 things to do in New Orleans
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Owner description: 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.
Slidell, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Interesting with caring people”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

I liked everything about the Museum. There is nothing to dislike. It is informative and the people are anxious to assist in everyway possible. You will not regret going to see it and then you may continue on and see all of New Orleans something you cannot do elsewhere as readily

Visited January 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“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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