"D-Day Museum - The Essentials - Part II" National WW2 Museum Tip by starship

National WW2 Museum, New Orleans: 18 reviews and 33 photos

The D-Day Museum lets the visitor experience the history of the June 6, 1944 invasion of Normandy as well as D-Day invasions in the Pacific. (The "Pacific" wing is the newest addition to this fabulous museum.) Exhibits and galleries, movies, and "Personal Account Stations" all combine to enhance the visitor's ability to "relive" this moment in history. Allow several hours to visit this great museum!

The D-Day Museum is wheelchair accessible. Brochures are available in Braille, French, Spanish and German. The museum is open 7 days per week except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas and Mardi Gras. 9:00 am to 5:00pm

The museum also offers PJ's Cafe, the Museum Shop which has a wonderful selection of things to buy including appropriate souvenirs for little people. Wheelchairs are available for use.

Admission: (Coupons are widely available.)
Adults: $10US
Seniors 65 +: $6.00
Active Military: $4.00
Student Groups (Fall): $4.00
Student Groups (Spring) $5.00
Free admission to Veterans and families up to 4 people on Armed Forces Day, D-Day, Patriots Day, and Veterans Day.

Address: 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Directions: Warehouse District and about 2 blocks from the trolley car line at Lee Circle. Free shuttles are often available from around the Riverwalk Mall.
othercontact: E-mail: info@ddaymuseum.org
Phone: 504-527--6012
Website: http://www.ddaymuseum.org

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Apr 26, 2005
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