The National World War II Museum

Type: Museums

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Family-Friendly Museums: Located in New Orleans because that was the home of Higgins Industries, the manufacturer of the landing craft that delivered U.S. troops onto the D-Day beaches, this CBD must-see will appeal to all...  Read More
Museums: Originally named the National D-Day Museum, and located in New Orleans because the flat bottomed Higgins boats used in the invasion were made here, this museum is a must see for every history buff....  Read More
Attractions near Smoothie King Center: Located in the Central Business District, the National World War II Museum places an emphasis on the American experience of World War II with moving tributes to the everyday heroes of World War II. ...  Read More

  • Family-Friendly Museums: "The "Beyond Boundaries" 4-D movie is beyond awesome."
  • Museums: "Have nibbles and drinks at the Museum's American Sector bar and restaurant or stay for happy hour, always a great deal."
  • Attractions near Smoothie King Center: "The Museum is located in New Orleans to pay tribute to Andrew Jackson Higgins, the New Orleans-based designer of the amphibious landing craft that proved so decisive on D-Day."
  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: The National World War II Museum is family friendly, with plenty of exhibits to keep slightly older kids' attention.
  • Best for Museums Because: It's the only homage to the heroes and battles of the
  • Best for Attractions near Smoothie King Center Because: This link to the achievements and back story of World War II's Greatest Generation is a priceless piece of history.

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