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Give a Gift that Gives More This Holiday Season!

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holiday-blog-hed-641x325-2The Holidays are here, and whether you want to give to others or just give back, The National WWII Museum offers a variety of gifts that always support the mission and educational efforts of the Museum. Show your gratitude and find a unique gift for your loved ones that will truly get them excited this holiday season!



Looking for the perfect gift? The National WWII Museum Store has gifts to spread holiday cheer for him, her, the kids, and the home! All proceeds from purchases made through the Museum Store fund the continuing educational mission of The National WWII Museum in New Orleans. Order by 12:00 p.m. CST on December 21 for delivery by Christmas Day. Enjoy free shipping on orders of $50 or more.

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zippoGifts for Him

From bestselling history books and DVDs to WWII collectibles and unique accessories like lapels and cufflinks, The National WWII Museum is chock full of gifts for the history buff in your life. During World War II, the Zippo windproof lighter was dubbed the GI’s friend. Get the WWII aficionado you know this commemorative Zippo D-Day Lighter Gift Set, that pays tribute to one of the boldest military operations in history. Included in the set is an authentic Acme Cricket, a hand-held clicker used to transmit coded signals to Allied troops during the D-Day invasion.

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Gifts For Her

The war-era fashions were timeless and continue to impress. Consider getting your sweetheart a staple for her wardrobe from 1940s inspired clothes and accessories. The National WWII Museum Store carries are variety of these classic looks from dresses, skirts, purses, and exclusive accessories from local New Orleans treasure, Mignon Faget! This exceptional, bronze Propeller Cuff Bracelet, exclusively designed by Mignon Faget for The National WWII Museum, is sure to attract attention. Its subtle propeller design is perfect for the aviation lover in your life!

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monopGifts For Kids (or the Kids at Heart)

There’s just something about classic toys that today’s play things just don’t have. Introduce your kids to those nostalgic toys you had growing up with array of Retro Toys available in The National WWII Museum Store like slinkies, marbles, and train sets. One game bound to take the kids back in is our spin on the classic game Monopoly. Wheel and deal with WWII events such as Pearl Harbor, D-Day, and the Battle of the Bulge in an effort to own these momentous pieces of history. Build support and rally the troops as you establish camps and headquarters on your way to victory when you play America’s World War II: We’re All In This Together, a WWII Edition of America’s favorite game, MONOPOLY ™!

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mmGifts for the Reader

World War II touched every aspect of life, and those stories have been written about extensively by bestselling authors. Give the bookworm in your life a new book took crack. The National WWII Museum Store sells more than 35 titles signed by their authors and hundreds more books on the topic of World War II. Shop signed books now!

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kitcatGifts for the Home

Even the home can get a gift this holiday season! Fit your home or a friend’s with retro decor and ornaments. This classic Kit-Cat Clock is a gift that will surely bring a laugh and a smile. Since the mid 1930s—in the midst of the Great Depression—the Kit-Cat Clock has been inspiring hope and entertaining the world with his rolling eyes and wagging tail.

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Give a gift to the Museum that goes directly to honoring our nation’s WWII veterans. Started in 2010, $10 For Them allows us to offer free admission for WWII veterans and to continue building our collection of personal accounts of World War II. Show your gratitude to these courageous Americans with a small donation to ensure they can continue to see their nation’s tribute and have their stories preserved.

Give $10 For Them

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Honor your hero this holiday season. Our courageous veterans forged the path for victory and freedom; now you can add their names to our path of honor. A commemorative brick is the perfect way to show appreciation for your family’s hero with permanent tribute on our Museum campus in New Orleans. Order your Tribute Brick Order your Tribute Brick by December 11th to receive your certificate in time for the holidays. All orders made by December 31st will be included in our 2016 campus install.

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Museum Memberships are a gift one can enjoy all year! It takes more than a day to take in everything the Museum has to offer, and as a member of The National WWII Museum, you will receive free admission to the Museum for a year and invitations to members-only events. Along with discounts at our store, a gift membership to the Museum is definitely a gift that gives more.

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