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“Deeply Moving” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of National Museum of the Pacific War

National Museum of the Pacific War
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Formerly the Nimitz Museum, the complex is now America's only museum centered on World War II's Pacific campaign. Since 1968, the Museum has expanded to occupy a six-acre campus and gained a reputation as one of the premier military museums in the nation. Over the years the Museum was upgraded and enlarged, and the campus grew to accommodate the Memorial Courtyard, the Plaza of Presidents and the Japanese Garden of Peace. We opened the expanded George H. W. Bush Gallery in 2009. The Gallery's state-of-the-art 33,000 square foot exhibition features 40 media installations, approximately 900 artifacts in 97 climate-controlled cases, 15 macro-artifacts, and hundreds of photographs. Two blocks east of the main campus is the Pacific Combat Zone for guided tours of macro-artifacts and regularly scheduled combat re-enactments.
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“Deeply Moving”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2005

This museum's exhibits are of top quality and the chronological presentation is very easy to follow! Everyone in my group found it to be one of the most deeply moving experiences we have had in a museum of any kind! Worth every cent and fills you with greater understanding and a very deep appreciation of everything that our men did for this nation in that long, horrific war.

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