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The National WWII Museum
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Owner description: Originally founded in 2000 as The National D-Day Museum, The National WWII Museum is now the top-rated tourist destination in New Orleans, TripAdvisor's #4 museum in the country, and an unforgettable way to experience World War II—from industrial efforts on the Home Front to the combat experience of the American servicemember abroad. Offering a compelling blend of sweeping narrative and poignant personal detail, the Museum features immersive exhibits, multimedia experiences, and an expansive collection of artifacts and first-person oral histories to take visitors inside the story of the war: why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means today. Beyond the galleries, the Museum offers unique access to experiential history, including the opportunity to tour and even ride on an authentically restored PT-boat, tours behind the scenes to handle artifacts alongside Museum curators, and an impressive collection of restored and working macro-artifacts to discover. In addition, online collections, virtual field trips, webinars, educational outreach, travel programs, and renowned International Conference offer patrons new ways to connect to history and honor the generation that sacrificed so much to secure our freedom. Designated by Congress as the official WWII museum of the United States, The National WWII Museum is located in downtown New Orleans on a six-acre campus, where five soaring pavilions house historical exhibits, on-site restoration work, a period dinner theater, and restaurants. A capital expansion program includes the construction of two additional pavilions in coming years, cementing the institution as a state-of-the-art educational institution and a premiere destination for travelers from around the world. Museum exhibits and the Museum Store are open seven days a week, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. All venues are closed Mardi Gras Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
Baileys Harbor, WI
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“Worth visiting!”
Reviewed March 8, 2013

Very interesting. Exhibits were well done and the movie which was narrated by Tom Hanks was outstanding and worth the price!!!

Visited February 2013
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Lebanon, Tennessee
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“A great experience”
Reviewed March 8, 2013

We took a total of 2 1/2 hours to see everything including the 4D film beyond all boundaries. Both me and my husband agreed that we learned so much. There is an exhibit about football too, I didnt expect that but it was nice. My husband really enjoyed that. The movie is touching. I think the greatest thing was seeing the veterans sharing their experiences and their stories.

Visited February 2013
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Edmonton, Canada
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“Excellent museum.”
Reviewed March 8, 2013

Included movie by Tom Hanks - wonderful. We could have spent another day here and still not have seen it all. Very well done. And staff very accommodating and helpful.

Visited February 2013
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BC Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“excellent information”
Reviewed March 8, 2013

Spent a couple of hours here. I would have spent longer on my own. Really good info on D Day and the Pacific Front. Wasn't crowded at all but Mardi Gras was over and we went early in morning. Would recommend for older kids and families and all adults.

Visited February 2013
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Marin County, CA
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“Great history lesson”
Reviewed March 7, 2013

I learned more about WWII during my visit to the museum then I did in any history class. It will take you at least four hours to go through. Make sure you take the time.

Visited February 2013
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