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Museum of World War II Boston

8 Mercer Rd, Natick, MA 01760-2415
+1 508-653-1944
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War thru propaganda

Excellent museum. Exhibits of propaganda show the role of marketing in promoting and winning a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gold Coast
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The International Museum of World War II

I cannot believe I have not been to this incredible exhibit before! I can't wait to go back... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Irene S
Woburn, 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 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
+1 508-653-1944
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent museum. Exhibits of propaganda show the role of marketing in promoting and winning a war ( that is on one aspect of the extensive array of displays)

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot believe I have not been to this incredible exhibit before! I can't wait to go back! Please know, Security is tight. No backpacks or purses and a Photo ID is required. $25 donation. WWII Veterans with Military ID No Fee. You take a...More

Thank Irene S
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This museum is full of so many one-of-a-kind WWII artifacts that you will want to spend hours reviewing and re-reviewing every single item. It's incredible how rare some of these items are, and the stories explaining their origination, role in the war, and purchase by...More

Thank KCJBKiefer
Reviewed 15 April 2017

An amazing collection of WW2 memorabilia. Plan to visit for a couple of hours to walk through this private collection. A must see!!

Thank Peter_vB2015
Reviewed 13 April 2017

It has been years since visiting Mr. Kenneth Rendell's great museum. Living close by I intend to catch up and re-visit soon!

Thank BobbyP009
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Don't miss this museum if you are in the Boston area (Metrowest suburbs). The extent of this collection is beyond description. Everything from a mannequin of Hitler wearing his actual brown shirt to a room full of Japanese propaganda posters to actual tanks and coding...More

Thank lynnbrown68
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

What about thrill to visit this museum. Documents, weapons, posters, uniforms..... All displayed so openly and clearly labeled with interesting descriptions. The range of items is staggering.

Thank cant83
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Covers parachutes made from parachutes, tanks, clothing worn by Europeans, Churchill, tanks, persecution of Jews to Enigma machines and everything in between.

Thank Geralyn S
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We spent far more time here than we anticipated, it was so interesting. An amazing collection of artifacts and documents that rival much bigger state funded museums, both in this country and others. We spent 3 1/2 hours there and did not get all the...More

Thank elaine j
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Impressive collection of WWII artifacts, photos, documents and uniform displays. History aficionados will love this museum. Collection is heavy on the Nazi Reich items, which are fascinating and historic to see. Lots of interesting weaponry, original pieces from D-Day invasion, letters from home, maps galore,...More

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Cathy F
Does this museum have an Elevator? Is it handicap accessible....thank you.
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
How long does it take to tour the museum?
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Response from tamingofthestew | Reviewed this property |
There are sometimes speakers Call508-654-1944 for events.
Are photographs allowed?
12 November 2016|
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Response from Jessica C | Reviewed this property |
yes. some items are not allowed to be photographed