Museum Staff and Local Students Travel to Japan for Spring Break

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

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

“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

Admiral Nimitz Foundation presented Boerne Middle School Students with a check for $2,500.00.

PT-309 Restoration Underway

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.

Experience the human story of WWII in the Pacific Theater told through 55,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, over 900 artifacts, and audio/visual displays.

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