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Tour Itinerary

Welcome to New Orleans

Land at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and enjoy a private transfer to the Windsor Court Hotel. This afternoon, meet others in the group during a private hospitality reception at the hotel before departing for a special reserved screening of Beyond All Boundaries at The National WWII Museum. Afterward, enjoy a Welcome Dinner at BB’s Stage Door Canteen and a private performance from the Victory Belles, the Museum’s own 1940s-style vocal trio, before heading back to the hotel.

Windsor Court Hotel (R, D)

Jackson Square

Exploring the Museum

After breakfast at the hotel, depart for an early morning start at the Museum. Enjoy a VIP experience of the Museum’s newest pavilion, Campaigns of Courage: European and Pacific Theaters, with Assistant Director of Education Walt Burgoyne. Enjoy an included lunch at The American Sector Restaurant + Bar before an afternoon and evening at leisure, taking in the historic sites and famous restaurants of New Orleans. Guests who booked the Patron Party upgrade package in advance enjoy the afternoon at leisure and return to the Museum this evening for the Patron Party.

Windsor Court Hotel (B, L, R*)
*Additional reception included for guests with optional American Spirit Awards Patron Party upgrade

National WW2 Museum Campus

PT-305 Ride and the American Spirit Awards

Have breakfast at the hotel before boarding a private transfer to the PT-305 boathouse on Lake Pontchartrain, where PT-305 began her maritime life more than 70 years ago. Enjoy a ride on the only combat-veteran, fully restored PT boat in operation, before lunch at Messina’s at the Lakefront. Relax this afternoon before the night’s festivities—the American Spirit Awards Gala, a lavish party celebrating individuals and organizations whose work reflects the values and spirit of those who served our country during World War II. Gala proceeds support Museum educational programs.

This Year's ASA Recipients: David McCullough & David M. Rubenstein

This Year's ASM Recipients: James L. Barksdale, Captain James A. Lovell Jr., & Phyllis M. Taylor

Past Recipients: Dr. Stephen E. Ambrose, Senator Howard H. Baker Jr., Ambassador Corinne “Lindy” Boggs, Tom Brokaw, President George H.W. Bush, Senator Robert Dole, Tom Hanks, Secretary of State George Shultz

Windsor Court Hotel (B, L, D)

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Southern Food and Beverage Museum & The Arsenal of Democracy

Following your morning breakfast at the hotel, an optional cultural excursion is offered to the Southern Food and Beverage Museum. Immerse yourself in the history and traditions of Southern cuisine with a tour, lecture, and cooking class. Visit sites and shops you may have missed during a final afternoon at leisure before heading back to The National WWII Museum for a reception and the grand-opening ceremony of the Museum’s newest permanent exhibit, The Arsenal of Democracy: The Herman and George Brown Salute to the Home Front.

The optional cultural tour is $89 per person and includes: Taste of New Orleans Menu – remoulade salad with fresh vine-ripened tomatoes; jambalaya with vine-ripened tomatoes, chicken, and andouille; and bananas foster with vanilla ice cream. French bread, water, ice tea, punch, red wine, and white wine are included. A guided tour is also complimentary.

Windsor Court Hotel (B, R)

Southern Food and Beverage Museum

Departure

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport for flights home.

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What is Included in the Tour?

Tour Inclusions

  • Private showing of Beyond All Boundaries the Museum's exclusive 4D journey through the war that changed the world
  • Private dinner in BB’s Stage Door Canteen featuring an exclusive performance by The Victory Belles
  • VIP tour of Campaigns of Courage: European and Pacific Theaters
  • American Spirit Awards Gala with live performance from The Midtown Men—four stars from the original cast of Broadway’s Jersey Boys
  • Private Charter aboard PT-305, the world’s only fully-restored and operational combat-veteran PT boat
  • Grand Opening events for The Arsenal of Democracy: The Herman and George Brown Salute to the Home Front
  • Four-night stay at the luxurious Windsor Court Hotel
  • Round-trip private airport transfers
  • Private motorcoach transportation for all included tours and events
  • (4) Breakfasts, (2) Lunches, (2) Receptions (2) Dinners
  • All taxes and fees

Accommodations

Windsor Court

The Windsor Court Hotel

Just a short walk from New Orleans’s #1 attraction, the elegant Windsor Court Hotel is also steps away from the French Quarter and some of the city’s most storied restaurants and bars. Long considered among the finest hotels in New Orleans, and one of only two New Orleans hotels to receive both four diamonds from AAA and four stars from Forbes, the Windsor Court recently completed a $22 million restoration that ushers in a new level of refinement, convenience, and luxury. With a full-service spa, rooftop pool, delicious dining options, and live music, the Windsor Court Hotel offers timeless elegance in the heart of New Orleans.

Extend your stay

Extra nights are available at the Windsor Court Hotel. Please contact The National WWII Museum Travel Department at 1.877.813.3329 x257 to inquire about rates and availability.

Tour Price

$2,599.00 Per Person Double Occupancy

$4,050.00 Single Occupancy

$500.00 Patron Party Upgrade

$89.00 Optional Southern Food and Beverage Cultural Excursion

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Optional Additions

Patron Party Upgrade

After an inspiring day exploring the Museum, VIP guests from across the country will gather at the Windsor Court Hotel to experience a taste of New Orleans. The champagne and sazeracs will flow as you join the Museum’s Board of Trustees to toast the 2017 American Spirit and Silver Service Medallion Recipients while enjoying the traditional New Orleans jazz of clarinetist Dr. Michael White and his quartet.