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National Military History Center

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Well Worth the $5 Fee

I do not know if this used to be a history or an automotive museum as they had a mix of both in... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
runaway2travel
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
Some amazing pieces

The Nazi flag was quite amazing. And I'd never heard of the Bennington flag. Boats were very cool... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Ginger R
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Danvers, Illinois
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

The Museum had many great exhibits but they were very poorly displayed. I understand there is some major re-vamping taking place but many of the exhibits were placed underneath lights with bulbs missing. These displays did not appear to be placed there over concern that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank irishsue70
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Not sure what is happening at this museum. For as little as they had, they shouldn't have charged an admission fee. On a good note, they have an excellent display of the 509th Bomb Group and loads of B-29 stuff.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

I do not know if this used to be a history or an automotive museum as they had a mix of both in this building. Perhaps they are transitioning from one to the other? Either way, this was $5/person for access to both sides of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

Almost empty. Was told they are closing the auto side of the museum and moving it over to the military side. Took about 45 min to see it all. Admission was only $5, but it was still too much to see the few items there....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Very disappointing! Today they were charging $5 to get in per person. Now we understand why!! Hardly any cars are left to see in the Kruse wing. Where did they all go?! You can see a lot of empty spaces and chains where cars WERE....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fixyourcar
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

The Nazi flag was quite amazing. And I'd never heard of the Bennington flag. Boats were very cool too. Unfortunately there was very little signage to say what we were looking at and the lighting was poor.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ginger R
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Allocate lots of time for this museum. There are many small items on display that are as interesting as the large military items. If you are prior service, retired military, military history buff or just interested in the military, stop and visit this museum that...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cousin_Eddie_Johnson
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

There’s not too many places left that truly honor the military indoors. No matter the weather you can find something new with each visit. My grandchildren love it here!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank 738shellyw
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Worth seeing if you are there and have the time. Not worth a special trip. Needs better signs and labelling.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank SAWCJW
Reviewed 2 November 2017

This is a large museum but the displays are quite a bit dated and do not have much in the way of explanations. They are working on new displays which we were happy to see.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mburbank2016
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