Museum Staff and Local Students Travel to Japan for Spring Break
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
This week staff members from the National War of the Pacific Museum are accompanying six local high school students on a ten-day trip to Japan as part of the KAKEHASHI Project.
The Sullivan Brothers: 75 Years Later
Friday, November 10, 2017
On November 13th, 1942, two Japanese torpedoes destroyed the Juneau while patrolling off Savo Island, killing most of the crew including all five Sullivan brothers.
Before They’re Gone Exhibit Captures Unsung Heroes of World War II
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
“It is amazing how effective it is to see the before and after images of the veterans and read their stories at the same time. After viewing just a few of these pictures, the visitor really begins to appreciate the scope of this war and how it affected so many Americans at that time and for the rest of their lives. I think you really get a sense of appreciation for the service of our veterans through an exhibit like this.” - Mike Lebens, Head of Curatorial
Admiral Nimitz Foundation Sponsors Students Trip to National History Day, Nationals Competition
Friday, June 2, 2017
Admiral Nimitz Foundation presented Boerne Middle School Students with a check for $2,500.00.
PT-309 Restoration Underway
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
The fully renovated Pacific Combat Zone (PCZ) has reopened. The Living History programs are again in full swing, and the WWII veteran, PT-309, is undergoing an extensive restoration.