Musee de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale, Noumea

(4.6/5 based on 90 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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  • If you had to make a choice between this and something else, I would choose the other thing. NC was a huge base in the war, and this museum should be ten times bigger. Few artefacts on display. Englis...  more »
  • We spent an interesting hour here and found it very informative and well planned. We were offered audio guides, but didn't use them and found reasonable explanations in English. Great collections and ...  more »
  • Just 5 minutes walk from the ship's terminal opposite the local town hospital, this tiny museum is a great window into the past. You'll find out that the U.S Forces stationed here build many of the in...  more »