Musee de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale, Noumea

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 75 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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  • For us, this was the best museum in Noumea (though the city museum is a close second). It had the clearest explanation of the war in the Pacific we have ever seen, and it covered all the different asp...  read more »
  • This museum learned us the role of important New Caledonia during the second world war. It is very well documented. We are really impressed not the quality of the museums of Nouméa.
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  • Not a big museum, but a lot of items about the Second World War, in the Pacific area. In a special building, like the American "hangar"... the time to remember about the one million of GI's they were ...  read more »
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