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Museum of World War II

8 Mercer Rd, Natick, MA 01760-2415
+1 508-653-1944
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Thorough trip of WW II

Fantastic chronicle of WW II. The road to Berlin and Tokyo we're exceptional. My only criticism... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Carol M
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Incredible Collection of Artifacts

My 12 year old son found out about this place because of his love of history. The vast amount of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mtbikevt
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Burlington, Vermont
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Located just 20 minutes from Boston, The Museum of World War II is home to the most comprehensive collection of original WWII artifacts & documents anywhere in the world. With more than 7,000 pieces on display, the museum uniquely shows the human story interwoven with the military and political events thru all of the artifacts that made up life, from everyday, to the most momentous decisions during the war. "It is a sacred mission to preserve the lives and heroic actions of all those people who fought on the battle fronts and home fronts to destroy the evil of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan." -Kenneth W. Rendell, Founder & Director.
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8 Mercer Rd, Natick, MA 01760-2415
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic chronicle of WW II. The road to Berlin and Tokyo we're exceptional. My only criticism is they could have had more seating. The documentary movie was awesome.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 12 year old son found out about this place because of his love of history. The vast amount of WW2 artifacts are amazing. Several items are hands on, which really captivated my son. Not a place for children who are not interested in this...More

1  Thank mtbikevt
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a gem of a museum. Although small in size, it holds an amazing number of rare documents and artifacts. There are plans to expand the footprint so that even more items can be displayed in the future. I took my teenage daughter and...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

To see all of the weapons of which our troops used and to realize the extent the hardships our troops suffered defending us is unbeliveable. This is a must see for all ages.

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Reviewed March 3, 2018

The MoWWII tells the real story of WWII with a collection of some of the most important ORIGINAL documents and items from the era. An absolutely incredible collection...plan to spend hours and visit often!

Thank Michael D
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

If you are into history, this is the place. I will take many hours and a few return trips to fully appreciate this collection. Make sure to book in advance !

Thank Stewart G
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Reviewed February 15, 2018

A group of us went to the Museum of World War II on the 9th of February. The collection is from one man, and he has been collecting artifacts for 50 years. Pictures are allowed with the exception of the German display and the Holocost...More

1  Thank BostonBrownie
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Reviewed January 20, 2018

Even if you know where this museum is, it’s still hard to find. The museum is located in a small, one story building, one block off of Route 9, behind Dick’s Sporting Goods. Even with good directions it would be hard to find, except for...More

1  Thank dpskayak
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

This museum is excellent. It’s not only an outstanding collection of WWII artifacts, it does an excellent job of chronicling the war, explaining how and why it happened. The self-guided tour follows a very logical chronological path that brings perspective to the events of the...More

1  Thank JeffBBoston
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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

It is now called The International Museum of World War II. It’s strength is not in the military hardware that can be found in many military museums, but in the abundance of unusual items and original documents on hand. For example, who knew that behind...More

Thank Jerry F
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Response from NekoCat | Reviewed this property |
From what I recall there is only one floor and it's at street level. An elevator is not needed to reach the museum exhibits. This is from the web site - "Is the Museum handicap accessible? The Museum is all on one floor... More
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November 18, 2016|
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Response from tamingofthestew | Reviewed this property |
There are sometimes speakers Call508-654-1944 for events.
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November 12, 2016|
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Response from Jessica C | Reviewed this property |
yes. some items are not allowed to be photographed
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