The National World War II Museum


Dedicated in 2000 as The National D-Day Museum and now designated by Congress as America's official World War II Museum, this remarkable attraction illuminates the American experience during the WWII era with moving personal stories, historic artifacts, soaring aircraft and powerful interactive displays.

From the Normandy invasion to the sands of Pacific Islands and the Home Front, the Museum brings to life the teamwork, optimism, courage and sacrifice of the men and women who won the war and changed the world. The Museum is an incomparable experience for all generations and not to be missed on any visit to New Orleans.

Ranked as the #2 museum in the world and the United States, and the #1 attraction in New Orleans by TripAdvisor. Plan a visit and learn more at

Hours of operation: 9am-5pm daily (CLOSED Mardi Gras Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day)

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