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This was by far the best collection of things from World War II that I have ever seen. You could... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Akira S
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Great Museum Hidden in a Nondescript Industrial Park

This is an amazing museum assembled by an artifact collector. It has a trove of WWII uniforms... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Natick, Massachusetts
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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...more
8 Mercer Rd, Natick, MA 01760-2415
+1 508-653-1944
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was by far the best collection of things from World War II that I have ever seen. You could spend hours in this place. It’s amazing. There are enigma machines, signed treaties, letters from Winston Churchill, some of Hitler’s belongings, a tank, spy gear,...More

Thank Akira S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing museum assembled by an artifact collector. It has a trove of WWII uniforms, weapons, communications, photos, and much more, all very tastefully and interestingly displayed. You will enjoy it. Too bad there is now a significant admission fee, but, for a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum tells the story of WWII from several perspectives, American, British, French, German, and the Jewish experience. It is a moving experience and one that should not be missed.

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Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Having been to a score of World War II museums on three continents, I can say with some authority that this out-of-the-way gem off RT 9 Natick Massachusetts is extraordinary. The curator, team and docents have created a wonderful way to experience the war from...More

Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 23 June 2018

I found out about this museum by accident, and invited four friends to go with me (two were vets) and we all came away very impressed. We spent a few hours in there and felt like we could go back and spend a few more...More

1  Thank c3cunningham
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I have visited multiple times over the past 5 years. So many historical artifacts, very compelling. Really brings the history of WWII to life. Extremely well done, with lots of unexpected finds - enigma machines, uniforms from every army, radar tracking tables, German, Japanese, English,...More

Thank Michele S
Reviewed 30 April 2018 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.

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 30 April 2018 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
Reviewed 30 April 2018

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 4 March 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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23 May 2017|
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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yes. some items are not allowed to be photographed