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Musee de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale

14 Avenue Paul Doumer, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
+687 27.48.70
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Good free museum

A bit short on English interpretation but most is pretty clear. Interesting special interpretations... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mark S
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Willunga, Australia
via mobile
Wartime New Caledonia

An interesting collection of material relating to the wartime experiences of New Caledonia. Lots... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Simon L
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Toorak
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14 Avenue Paul Doumer, Noumea, Grand Terre 98800, New Caledonia
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+687 27.48.70
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 15 April 2018

It's well worth stopping in here for an hour or two. The price is cheap and the museum is well looked after. There are some areas where there could be more English explanations but all in all it's a nice way to relax and have...More

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

This little gem in the city of Noumea. We were given English translation devices, which we listened to as we walked through the museum. It was very informative and well presented. We thoroughly enjoyed it. Hubby's side note was he was expecting some model planes...More

Thank 11Annette11
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

very small museum, beware that in the photos on the net the P61 fighter aircraft is a small MODEL, it looks life size in the photos I saw, everything is in French but English translation is available. 200 franks to enter

Thank charles q
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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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