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The National World War II Museum

Type: Museums

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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


  • 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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