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1 Field Trip Presentation Bethany McGrath EFC II 4 th Hour

2 National World War II Museum Description: x 222 $10 each 945 Magazine Street New Orleans, LA 70130, Entrance on Andrew Higgins Drive The National World War II Museum is a dynamic educational resource serving the needs of teachers and students from grade school through the post-graduate level. USA Today gave the Museum its top rank as the “Best Places to Learn U.S. Military History." Exhibitions and programs allow students from all backgrounds to explore the values and beliefs— the universal concepts—that Americans and their Allies embraced during World War II.

3 National World War II Museum From the East Take I-10 West. At the I-10/ 610 split, stay on I-10 west. This will take you into the downtown New Orleans area (you will see the high rise building and the Superdome off to your left). As you come into the downtown area, you will need to follow the signs for "West Bank Expressway." This will line you up to go over the Greater New Orleans Bridge. You will take "St. Charles Avenue" exit. At the base of the exit ramp, turn left onto St. Charles Avenue - that will take you back underneath the interstate bridge. One block later, you will come to Lee Circle (a roundabout with a statue of Robert E. Lee in the center). All of the traffic on Lee Circle goes to the right, so you will turn right to enter the circle. At the first right, which is Higgins Drive, you will turn right. As soon as you turn right onto Andrew Higgins, you will see the National WWII Museum in front of you. The main entrance is on Higgins between Camp Street and Magazine Street. When you come into the museum, you can obtain tickets at the front desk. From the South Take Highway 90 East to the Greater New Orleans Bridge (GNO). Cross the GNO and get in the right hand lane. On the New Orleans side of the bridge, you will take the Camp Street exit. At the base of the Camp Street exit ramp, you will see the National WWII Museum in front of you. The main entrance is on Higgins Drive between Camp Street and Magazine Street. When you come into the Museum, you can obtain tickets at the front desk. From the West Take I-10 from Baton Rouge to New Orleans. At the I-10/ 610 Split, stay on I-10 east. This will take you into the downtown New Orleans area (you will see the high rise buildings and the Superdome in front of you). As you come into the downtown area, you will need to follow the signs for the "West Bank Expressway." This will line you up to go over the Greater New Orleans Bridge, but you will exit before the bridge. You will take the "St. Charles Avenue" exit. At the base of the exit ramp, turn left onto St. Charles Avenue. That will take you back underneath the interstate/bridge. One block later, you will come to Lee Circle (a roundabout with a statue of Robert E. Lee in the center). All of the traffic on Lee Circle goes to the right, so you will turn right to enter the circle. At the first right, which is Higgins Drive, you will turn right. As soon as you turn right onto Andrew Higgins, you will see the National WWII Museum in front of you. The main entrance is on Higgins between Camp Street and Magazine Street. When you come into the museum, you can obtain tickets at the front desk. From the North Follow I-55 south and then take I-10 east. Follow I-10 East for 23.6 Miles. At the I-10/ I-610 split, stay on I-10 east. This will take you into the downtown New Orleans area (you will see the high rise buildings and the superdome in front of you). As you come into the downtown area, you will need to follow the signs for "West Bank Expressway." This will line you up to go over the Greater New Orleans Bridge. You will take "St. Charles Avenue" exit. At the base of the exit ramp, turn left onto St. Charles Avenue- that will take you back underneath the interstate bridge. One block later, you will come to Lee Circle (a roundabout with a statue of Robert E. Lee in the center). All of the traffic on Lee Circle goes to the right, so you will turn right to enter the circle. At the first right, which is Higgins Drive, you will turn right. As soon as you turn right onto Andrew Higgins, you will see the National WWII Museum in front of you. The main entrance is on Higgins between Camp Street and Magazine Street. When you come into the museum, you can obtain tickets at the front desk. From the Northshore Follow the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway to the South shore and then take I-10 east. At the I-10/I-610 Split, stay on I-10 east. This will take you to the downtown area. As you come into the downtown area, you will need to follow the signs for the "West Bank Expressway." This will line you up to go over the Greater New Orleans Bridge, but you will exit before the bridge. You will take the “St. Charles Avenue” exit. At the base of the exit ramp, turn left onto St. Charles Avenue. That will take you back underneath the interstate/bridge. One block later, you will come to Lee Circle (a roundabout with a statue of Robert E. Lee in the center). All of the traffic on Lee Circle goes to the right, so you will turn right to enter the circle. At the first right, which is Higgins Drive, you will turn right. As soon as you turn right onto Andrew Higgins, you will see the National WWII Museum in front of you. The main entrance is on Higgins between Camp Street and Magazine Street. When you come into the museum, you can obtain tickets at the front desk.

4 Louisiana Purchase Garden & Zoo 1405 Bern Stein Dr. Monroe, LA Coordinator: Donna Nash #: Cost: Adults… 13-64…. $4.50 Exotic animals, boat rides, LA purchase exhibit. Exciting family fun and educational.

5 Louisiana Purchase Garden & Zoo Directions: from I-20 exit 118A, South on US miles to Ticheli Rd., turn right. from U.S.165 turn left on Techeli Rd.

6 Avery Island The home of world-famous TABASCO® Sauce, Avery Island, Louisiana, lies about 140 miles west of New Orleans. Surrounded by swamps and marshes, Avery Island is a mysteriously beautiful place where the pepper fields grow, the factory hums, and the McIlhennys and their employees continue to live and work much as they have for generations.TABASCO® Sauce Admission: One dollar ($1.00) toll to enter onto Island Driving directions to Avery Island via Lafayette and New Iberia, Louisiana. Take Lafayette/US Hwy. 90 exit (Exit 103) from I-10. Follow US Hwy. 90 through Lafayette toward New Iberia. At LA 14, exit and turn left. At LA 329 junction, turn right. Stay on LA 329 until you reach Avery Island. For more information, call

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