October 26, 2009 | Upcoming Events

Make plans now to attend the Grand Opening of the $60 million expansion of The National World War II Museum in New Orleans, November 7-8, 2009.

The celebration is themed "Experience the Victory" as the newest venues will open: The Solomon Victory Theater, The Stage Door Canteen and The American Sector, a Chef John Besh restaurant.

The Experience the Victory weekend, presented by Satterfield & Pontikes Construction, will feature a cast of veterans, active military and celebrity VIPs led by Tom Hanks and Tom Brokaw.

Events include a free family day, the Victory Stomp block party, a retrospective honoring the work of Museum founder, Stephen Ambrose, as well an installment of the popular Mason Lecture Series.