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Musee de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale

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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 4 weeks ago
KarenP51
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Wellington, New Zealand
Excellent small museum

We found this a fascinating museum of a very high standard that very clearly told the story of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
tangojohn
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Wellington,NZ
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14 Avenue Paul Doumer, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank KarenP51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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

Thank Theresa D
Reviewed 19 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.

Thank Mark S
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

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

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

1  Thank Joanne F
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.

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.

Thank graden45
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We visited here when we had some time to spare and I am glad we did. The museum although small and predominately just in French allows you to have a better understanding of Noumea's history and involvement in WW2. We particularly liked this as we...More

Thank Natalie B
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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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