Make the most out of your visit to The National WWII Museum, even with a quick visit. GoNola shares their top tips in this practical guide—check it out before your next visit!

Here's a look at Road to Tokyo—a must-see for visits of any duration.
[ Link ]

Navigating The National World War II Museum
Through April 22 in BB's Stage Door Canteen, see Neil Simon's Tony Award-winning comedy "Biloxi Blues." Reserve today for dinner or brunch and a show:
Come aboard PT-305 and see, hear, and feel the history: And save the date for Drafts for Crafts, PT-305’s official launch party, coming March 25:
Congratulations to our Student Essay Contest winners, who this year range from Palo Alto, California, to Cranston, Rhode Island, to our home city of New Orleans.

This year's theme drew on the words of Nobel Peace Prize-winning author Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor and human-rights activist who died in July 2016.

Read the winning entries for both the middle school and high school...
View details ⇨

The National WWII Museum | New Orleans: Learn: For Students: 2017 Essay Contest Winners profiled #WWII #NOLA boatbuilder Andrew Jackson Higgins. #pt305

Andrew Higgins, maker of PT boats, hailed as 'man who won the war for US'
We return to 1943 for this week’s contribution to #WarLetterWednesday – an initiative preceding the April 10 premiere of "The Great War," a six-hour "American Experience" documentary exploring how World War I changed America and the world.

The letter is Home Front correspondence from Bette Davis to Bob Hope thanking Hope for his support of the Hollywood Canteen, a wartime landmark celebrated...
View details ⇨

Hollywood Canteen opens | The National WWII Museum Blog
"CBS This Morning" welcomed PT-305 WWII crew member Jim Nerison back aboard his fully restored patrol-torpedo boat. Read more and reserve your ride or tour today:

Volunteers restore World War II torpedo boat
February 24 and 25 mark the 75th anniversary of World War II’s Battle of Los Angeles. Read all about it in this #SciTechTuesday post on the Museum blog: [ Link ]

SciTech Tuesday: The 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Los Angeles | The National WWII Museum Blog
The PT-305 ride experience, as reported by Ken Hocke of "WorkBoat."

"I walked aboard the 78’x20’8″x5’3″ PT-305 for the first time, imaging what it must have been like for the sailors who actually manned the boat. I was aboard to go on an excursion. They came aboard knowing they were risking their lives. Still, it was cool — the torpedoes, machine guns, cannons — all weapons I had used in my...
View details ⇨

Aboard the WWII Museum's PT-305 | WorkBoat
Teachers: March is a great month to book a Virtual Field Trip to The National WWII Museum for your classroom. Read more: [ Link ] #WomensHistoryMonth
Many thanks to Southern Living magazine for the designation as #5 Museum in the South. #ww2museum #nola

The South’s Best Museums 2017
How did #pt305 get her custom portholes? Read all about it on the Museum blog: [ Link ]

Come aboard PT-305 for a ride of a lifetime:
Backstage at BB's: Reserve your tickets now for Neil Simon's Tony Award-winning comedy "Biloxi Blues," March 24 through April 22 in BB's Stage Door Canteen. Reservations, menus, and more:
The new River Seine to the Beaches of Normandy tour is a one-of-a-kind luxury château and river cruise through France’s WWII history, guided by author Alex Kershaw. Reserve before June 30 and save $1,000 per couple:
More from #Drafts4Crafts -- PT-305's official launch party.

PT-305, a fully restored WWII patrol-torpedo boat, has returned to Lake Pontchartrain for rides and tours:
Another great report about a preview ride on PT-305, this time from Janet Mcconnaughey of the Associated Press via The Washington Post. Read more:

PT boat from WW2 rides old test course 'like a thoroughbred'
Our student travel programs offer leadership lessons, hand-on history, and college-credit options. Read more, then reserve:
The early crowd Saturday at PT-305's official launch party, #Drafts4Crafts

Great food, music, beer, cocktails, and fun -- all in support of PT-305's first year on the water.

Book your ride or tour today:
Through April 22 in BB's Stage Door Canteen, see Neil Simon's Tony Award-winning comedy "Biloxi Blues." Reserve today for dinner or brunch and a show:
Congratulations to the Get in the Scrap! March Classroom of the Month, the Monroe Elementary Energies in Enid, Oklahoma: [ Link ]

March Classroom of the Month — Get In the Scrap! | The National WWII Museum Blog