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The National WWII Museum

Located in New Orleans, The National WWII Museum chronicles U.S. participation in World War II. This place of remembrance will give you an extraordinary experience through various exhibitions such as the landing of American troops in Normandy at the European Theater Galleries or the bombing of the American port of Pearl Harbor at the Pacific Theater Galleries. During the visit, you will be able to listen to several testimonials from veterans. You'll be immersed in interactive aerial combat by watching the 4D screening of the film "Beyond all Boundaries" narrated by Tom Hanks. The U.S. Merchant Marine Gallery pays tribute to civilian sailors who participated in transporting goods to U.S. troops. At the John E. Kushner Restoration Pavilion, you can witness the restoration of objects from the 1939-45 era.
The National WWII Museum

FAQs for The National WWII Museum

  • Who founded The National WWII Museum?
    The National WWII Museum was founded by two historians, Stephen E. Ambrose and Gordon H. Nick Mueller.

  • When was The National WWII Museum founded?
    On June 6, 2000, the D-Day Museum was founded. It was not until 2003 that the museum was renamed The National WWII Museum.