Musee de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale, Noumea

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Specialty Museum
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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  • 这个战争博物馆可以说是我看过的最小的战争博物馆了。陈列的文物不多,但是音频资料和视频文件都做的非常好。英语的音频资料从一战后用了26个文件介绍到太平洋战争结束。我们大多数人不了解New Caledonia的太平洋战争史,通过这个介绍大致了解了很多。对二战史,特别是太平洋战争史有兴趣的朋友可以来听一听。好像没有中文介绍,不过英语说的十分清楚,很好理解。  more »
  • Had a day in Noumea off a cruise ship. Used the last couple of hours at this museum. Great spot and gave us an insight into New Caledonia's role in the pacific war as well and Caledonians serving in E...  more »
  • 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 »
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  • They only accept local currency (200 franc about $3au) which we did not have so we were not allowed entry. They must lose many tourist because of this. You would think they would accept Aussie dollars or credit card. Disappointed.