New Orleans: The National WWII Museum Timed Admission Ticket

New Orleans: The National WWII Museum Timed Admission Ticket

From $29.77 per person

Re-live the American experience in World War II through immersive exhibits, multimedia experiences, and thousands of personal accounts. Upgrade to include a 4-D movie.

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Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the D-Day landing crafts which were designed and built in New Orleans
  • Brave sky-high catwalks for an up-close look at iconic WWII airplanes
  • Upgrade to experience the exclusive 4D film “Beyond All Boundaries”, narrated by Tom Hanks
  • Experience an immersive tour of World War II from the Pacific to Europe
Full description
Designated by Congress as the official WWII museum of the United States, the National WWII Museum is located in downtown New Orleans, where 5 soaring pavilions house historical exhibits, on-site restoration work, a period dinner theater, and restaurants. Purchase your timed tickets in advance to secure your desired entry or movie time. Housed in 5 buildings, 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. The Louisiana Memorial Pavilion features the “D-Day Invasion of Normandy” exhibit and an exhibit telling the story of the war experienced on the Home Front.  The "Campaigns of Courage" area features the “Road to Tokyo” exhibit, which retraces the grueling trail from Pearl Harbor to Tokyo. It also houses the “Road to Berlin” exhibit, recreating actual battle settings and villages as America campaigned to defeat the Axis powers.  The U.S. Freedom Pavilion features actual WW2 airplanes restored to their wartime glory, including the B-17E Flying Fortress, as well as wartime tanks and trucks. Liberation Pavilion, which opens in 2022, will explore the closing months of the war and immediate postwar years, concluding with an explanation of links to our lives today.  In the Solomon Victory Theatre, you will be able to see, hear and feel the epic story of World War II in the exclusive 4D experience “Beyond All Boundaries”, narrated by Tom Hanks. This movie experience requires the purchase of the option which includes the 4-D film.
Includes
  • Timed museum admission ticket
  • Timed admission to 4D film (if option selected)
  • Live guide
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Enter the main Museum entrance on the North side of Andrew Higgins Blvd and show your barcoded ticket. Staff will direct you where to go to get your barcode(s) scanned and to pick up your visitor guide.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Student tickets are valid for children 5-18 and for students (19+) with ID
  • Limited number of wheelchairs available for use during your visit on a first-come first-served basis
  • No flash photography or video allowed
  • Any reservations made after 3:00 PM should expect a shortened visit
  • The American Sector Restaurant & Bar is open Sunday to Friday from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and Saturdays from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • The museum’s paid parking garage is located at 1024 Magazine Street
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 119 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.2/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5
  • Service
    4.8/5
  • Organization
    4.8/5
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Be sure to purchase tickets online for early in morning to allow plenty of time. 3-D movie was fantastic! See that first if you can reserve. It fills up fast. We stayed 7 hours and felt rushed toward the end because we so enjoyed everything. I think you can an extra day cheaply. If we had time we would have done that. The personal stories are so fascinating!

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April 12, 2021

There was a problem with my ticket..GetyourGuide couldn’t fix it so I called the museum directly and got it taken care of. I’m not sure why GYG couldn’t get in contact with a museum rep because I did by myself with no problem. Anyway, the museum was fantastic! Plenty of history to be explored..you would have to go through the museum more than once to take it all in. Very pleased!

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March 13, 2021

We had not seen the Theaters of war exhibit 3 years ago, so this time we concentrated on the War in the Pacific. The exhibit gives a great context starting from 1939 on, moving from event to event, and giving a sense of of the marshaling of resources and people in just 3 years! Individual accounts amazing and sometimes tough to watch or read. I do wish we had maintained that united sense of working for the US.

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July 3, 2019

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