Musee de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale, Noumea
(4.6/5 based on 85 reviews on the web)
Learn about New Caledonia's participation in World War II at Musee de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale, housing exhibits of authentic Jeeps used by local soldiers fighting in the French Pacific regiment. You can also browse the small artifacts collection that includes maps, weapons, and photographs. Don't leave before seeing the educational film providing further insight into this period of the country's history. Pick up an audio guide at the entrance for full English explanations of each display featured here.  Make Musee de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale a centerpiece of your Noumea vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Noumea vacation planner.
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  • It's a small museum but well organized and in the center of town across from the hospital. It doesn't get a lot of visitors so it's never crowded. It gives a slightly different perspective on the war ...  more »
  • Small museum with a small collection of objects. However worth the visit: the emotion is the appointment and we discover new things the staff is very welcoming. See, alone or with family.
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  • my husband had family based in the south pacific and when we visit a country with a war museum we make an effort to visit, this was very enjoyable and interesting and gives you a lot to think about it...  more »