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National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center

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Address: 1775 Legacy Way, Columbus, GA
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The National Infantry Museum emphasizes the values that define the...

The National Infantry Museum emphasizes the values that define the Infantryman, as well as the nation he protects: Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, and Personal Courage. It preserves and displays one of the greatest collections of military artifacts in the world, but it is a museum of people, not things. As a visitor, you will meet the Infantryman face to face and join him on his journey. You will come to understand why an Infantryman does what he does, why he puts himself in harm’s way in defense of an idea and you will leave transformed, just as the Infantry transforms the man into the Soldier. The 190,000-square-foot museum opened in June 2009 on a 200-acre tract of hardwoods and pines just outside the gates of the Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence.

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A great place , really pays respect to our Army's greatest resource the Infantryman. A must visit for the history buff and veteran.

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Vernon Hill, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great place , really pays respect to our Army's greatest resource the Infantryman. A must visit for the history buff and veteran.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the best museum we have ever been too. We were there for basic training graduation. What an amazing museum and it's free. A definite must see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love seeing all the history. So many things to see. People are great. Things to see inside and out. Imax theater and shooting simulators. Great place to go over and over

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Columbus, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is loaded with history in a fun way for all ages. The displays are outstandingly presented for a hands on approach to learning.

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columbus, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place has a great deal of history. It covers all phases of the U.S. Military. During our visit we got to hear a veteran talking about his time in Korea during the war. Learned a great deal about the world wars and was very impressed with the last 100 yards exhibit.

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scottdale, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very impressed with the wonderful tour, the work that was done to show folks something about the military was quite remarkable. I intend to return when I bring my Navy reunion group to Columbus next year. Thank you for the experience.

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Sun City Center, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The people at the Museum went all out to see that our Ceremony was a success. We had a 7 man 3 volley 21 Gun Salute team above the Wall and a Bugler on the other side above the wall.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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A must see when in Columbus. Very interesting and full of history and artifacts. Take it in before a graduation ceremony, when it is not as busy.

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Dover, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the best museums I've been to. It's absolutely beautiful & the exhibits are wonderful. Great gift shop, theater & restaurant upstairs. You definitely could spend all day here!

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the museum right after a basic training graduation (which was held right behind the museum). The layout is great because different time periods are separated nicely and are very informative. Worth the stop.

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