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Musee de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale

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Interesting Museum

This museum was very interesting. The history of the area during World War 2 was very well... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Canberra, Australia
Great WWII Pacific perspective and historical overview

Interesting perspective re the 20,000 New Zealanders who served in New Caledonia in WWII along with... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Karen P
Wellington, New Zealand
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14 Avenue Paul Doumer, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

This museum was very interesting. The history of the area during World War 2 was very well presented in this museum. There was an included audio tour in English which was very informative.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

Interesting perspective re the 20,000 New Zealanders who served in New Caledonia in WWII along with a million Americans. If not fluent in French use the complimentary Audio Guide.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Karen P
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We found this a fascinating museum of a very high standard that very clearly told the story of the impact of the way in New Caledonia and it's peoples. Very well laid out and, although a lot of the detail was in French, we found...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tangojohn
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Great interactive displays with most explanations in French but enough English to figure out the strategic role of New Caledonia in the war in the Pacific

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

A bit short on English interpretation but most is pretty clear. Interesting special interpretations on War and Science while we were there. Overall gives a good background on the changes to New Caledonia caused by WW 2. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 252MarkS252
Reviewed 14 June 2018

An interesting collection of material relating to the wartime experiences of New Caledonia. Lots of artefacts and short history of the Japanese residents rounded up and sent to Australia for the period of WW2, many never to return to the islands. There was a short...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Simon L
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

We went here today. They have the self guided tours in English or French. It’s well laid out and let’s you learn the history of New Caledonia during this time. It’s makes you very grateful for what we have now. An absolute bargain at 200franc...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Hannah R
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

This is very interesting and a well organized representation of Noumea and World Wars. A interesting audio helps guide u around as all signs are in French. We thoroughly enjoyed the displays and it is well worth a visit. The receptionist was most helpful and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank tessiett
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Mostly in French but a brilliant depiction of the part New Caledonia played in Second World War. Shows all about the natives and their interaction with US and Australian troops.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank peterandmmoira
Reviewed 16 April 2018

As always we like to look into the past of where ever we venture...this was the place for it..no only for New Caledonia but some other pacific Islands......you have a great display and we both thank you for it.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank graden45
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we walked from where the ship's bus dropped us. we were on EOS too.
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Its Free! We were surprised as it was so good.
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