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Education and exposing students to the accomplishments of the WWII generation is the Museum's primary focus. With more than 200,000 square feet of venue and exhibit space packed with fascinating artifacts, immersive experiences and authentic cultural entertainment, The National WWII Museum is a leader in redefining the museum experience, by harnessing technology for history, learning and understanding.

Student Travel

WWII Educational Tours that Offer Lessons in Leadership and College Credit

The National WWII Museum's student travel programs allow high school and college students to earn college credit while exploring the leadership lessons and real-life decision-making scenarios of World War II.

Normandy Academy allows students to study abroad, exploring the WWII battlefields of France, monuments and Normandy beaches.Students will begin their journey on the Museum's New Orleans campus after a comprehensive online course.
College (age 18 and older, high school diploma required)
June 13–24, 2017
High School (age 18 and under, no high school diploma)
June 19–30, 2017

Student Leadership Academy pairs online learning with a behind-the-scenes experience at The National WWII Museum's New Orleans campus. Students will learn hands-on lessons utilizing interactive exhibits, Museum archives and artifacts — including a Sherman tank. This leadership program includes the opportunity to explore historic New Orleans and the surrounding Bayou Country.

College credit option administered by Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana, an accredited regional university.