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An Unforgettable Experience at The National WWII Museum’s Family & MilitaryAppreciation Block Party!

As The National WWII Museum opens its new Liberation Pavilion and hosts the Congressional Medal of Honor Convention, families across the Greater New Orleans community are invited to celebrate at the Family and Military Appreciation Block Party presented by Timber and Peggy Floyd! 

Explore the fully expanded campus, enjoy live entertainment and hands-on activities, meet Medal of Honor Recipients, and see why The National WWII Museum is one of the top attractions in the city– and country. 


$10 for adults

Free for seniors, K-12 students, children under 5, US military members, veterans, and spouses of military/veterans


Tickets include general admission to the Museum plus access to activities such as:

·       Local military displays from the Louisiana National Guard and US Coast Guard, Marine Corps, and Army

·       Hands-on games and activities with area organizations including an obstacle course and free face painting

·       Free sno-balls from Sneaux-La Snoballs

·       Screening of the Army vs. Air Force football game

·       Debut of new beer, Support and Defend, from Skeeta Hawk Brewing

·       Sensory Activation Vehicle, a quiet space for neurodivergent visitors, from Beignet Fest Foundation

·       Complimentary admission to Museum's Expressions of America at 6:00 p.m.

Also on that Saturday, the public is invited to a free half-day symposium, Building The National WWII Museum: From Conception to Capstone, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. at The Higgins Hotel & Conference Center. Panelists will discuss the institution’s founding, the 2000 Grand Opening of The National D-Day Museum, the expansion into The National WWII Museum, and the development of the new Liberation Pavilion. 

These events are part of the Museum's D-Day to Liberation: Road to Victory Celebration presented by Past and Present Board Chairs of The National WWII Museum and the 2023 Congressional Medal of Honor Society Convention presented by Stephen G. and Regina Oswald Foundation.


For more details on these events, visit


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