The National WWII Museum

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9 / 10

11 expert reviews

“The extensive, heart-wrenching museum should satisfy the historical curiosity of anyone with even a passing interest in WWII.”

– Lonely Planet

Fodor's
"This vast and still expanding museum is a moving and well-executed examination of World War II events and aftermath." Full review
Concierge
"A project that began as a museum dedicated to the Allied invasion of Normandy has become an ever-expanding exploration of World War II's causes and lasting impact."
Frommer's
"Opened in 2000 on the anniversary of D-Day, to tell the story of Normandy and the 18 other U.S. amphibious operations worldwide on that fateful day." Full review
Travel + Leisure
" The immersive, sensory exhibits employ state-of-the-art technology to recreate wartime experiences, and the museum's theater is truly impressive, with its '4D' movie using incredible CGI animation. " Full review
goop
"Even if you have little to no interest in military history, don’t miss this moving tribute set in a massive industrial space in uptown New Orleans." Full review
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