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Anchors Aweigh: Sailors, Soldiers, Airmen and Marines of WWII

Learn about the men and women who served in the six branches of our Armed Forces during WWII and led America to victory!

USS Texas; The Last Dreadnought

This special exhibition pays homage to the last dreadnought in existence in the world, the Battleship Texas, commissioned more than 100 years ago.

March WWII Pacific Combat Program

Hear the rattle of machine gun fire, the echoing blast of grenades, and feel the searing heat of the flamethrower as the joint US forces take the Japanese controlled hill.

April WWII Pacific Combat Program

Hear the rattle of machine gun fire, the echoing blast of grenades, and feel the searing heat of the flamethrower as the joint US forces take the Japanese controlled hill.

Weapons of War: Secrets and Science

Come break secret code, get an up close look at some authentic WWII weapons, and learn how to maneuver a minefield.

May WWII Pacific Combat Program

Hear the rattle of machine gun fire, the echoing blast of grenades, and feel the searing heat of the flamethrower as the joint US forces take the Japanese controlled hill.

Memorial Day

Come and honor those who have given their lives to protect this country and our freedoms.

Prisoners Under the Rising Sun

This special exhibit features a look at the life of a POW through material in the museum’s collection and several pieces of artwork by Ben Steele borrowed from the Montana Museum of Art and Culture at the University of Montana.

June WWII Pacific Combat Program

Hear the rattle of machine gun fire, the echoing blast of grenades, and feel the searing heat of the flamethrower as the joint US forces take the Japanese controlled hill.

July WWII Pacific Combat Program

Hear the rattle of machine gun fire, the echoing blast of grenades, and feel the searing heat of the flamethrower as the joint US forces take the Japanese controlled hill.

Use it Up, Wear it Out, or Do Without: The American Homefront During World War II

Discover how kids just like you helped the war effort on the home front!

September WWII Pacific Combat Program

Hear the rattle of machine gun fire, the echoing blast of grenades, and feel the searing heat of the flamethrower as the joint US forces take the Japanese controlled hill.

Art of the Aloha Shirt: Keoni of Hawaii, 1938–51

Explore the history, artistry, and production of Hawaii’s enduring fashion statement, the Aloha Shirt

October WWII Pacific Combat Program

Hear the rattle of machine gun fire, the echoing blast of grenades, and feel the searing heat of the flamethrower as the joint US forces take the Japanese controlled hill.

Leadership: Choose Your Own Way

Spend the day in the National Museum of the Pacific War studying the leaders of the War in the Pacific and the tough decisions they made that ultimately led to victory

Veterans Day Memorial

Join us for our annual Veterans Day Program in the Memorial Courtyard on November 11th at 11 a.m., and say thank you to those who have and are serving our country.

November WWII Pacific Combat Program

Hear the rattle of machine gun fire, the echoing blast of grenades, and feel the searing heat of the flamethrower as the joint US forces take the Japanese controlled hill.

Pearl Harbor Day Observance

Join us December 7th at 12:25 in the Memorial Courtyard to remember the day the United States was thrown into war and honor those who served and were lost that day.


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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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