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Louisiana Military Museum

201 Memorial Dr, Ruston, LA 71270-3955
+1 318-251-5099
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One of the best military museums I've ever seen. It's free, but deserving of a donation. Military... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
via mobile
Amazing collection

This locally-operated museum is jam packed with artifacts from every major armed conflict from the... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Ruston, LA
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Exhibits feature uniforms, weapons, flags, training gear, aircraft and vehicles from almost every conflict in American history. Compare the tools of war from the Civil War era with modern combat technology and learn the stories of local heroes and unknown enemies.
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201 Memorial Dr, Ruston, LA 71270-3955
+1 318-251-5099

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

One of the best military museums I've ever seen. It's free, but deserving of a donation. Military artifacts from all major conflicts. Great education for older children, to learn how their freedom was won.

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

This locally-operated museum is jam packed with artifacts from every major armed conflict from the Civil War to the war on terrorism. It has a local flavor as it highlights locals who have served as well as many artifacts they brought home. It would be...More

Thank roughedge
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I'm ashamed I've lived here so long and never visited. This is a great museum packed with history. Beautiful displays with tons of artifacts. Free but very deserving of a donation!

Thank Keylargo77
Reviewed 11 February 2017

If this review is useful, please give me a “helpful” vote. 1. My Background/Expectations. This was my first visit to the museum. As a retired U.S. Marine Corps Infantry Officer and history enthusiast, I am always on the lookout for military museums when I am...More

1  Thank raj0302
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Nowadays there are two types of museum - an activities museum and a collection museum - this is the latter - and what a collection of militaria it is too, spanning Civil War to Gulf War. Hardly a square inch goes unused, even the restroom...More

1  Thank danglemoongroup
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This place is packed with artifacts from every war that America has been involved in. The best part is the fact the Ernie that runs the museum can tell you a story about pretty much every single artifact in the museum.

1  Thank TGN002
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The Louisiana Military Museum in Ruston is the definition of a hidden gem. Walking into the museum, I was floored. I had no idea that there could be SO MANY historical items on display in this building. They have everything from weapons to military uniforms...More

2  Thank Tori W
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The museum visit would be of interest to all types of visitors. Young people need to know that their current freedoms were earned by the blood and sweat of those from earlier generations.Take a trip to the museum. Learn about Commander Guy Bordelon, the US...More

1  Thank Tom D
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This is an absolute hidden gem for lovers of military history. This museum is bursting at the seems and needs a larger facility to display all of its holdings. The displays range from the Civil War to today's fight against ISIS. Rather than focus on...More

1  Thank RustonTraveller
Reviewed 20 February 2015

really well done museum of war history, nicely presented. lots of stuff in a relatively small two story building and surrounding yard. friendly knowledgeable people. I believe this was a donation only entrance fee, but if it wasn't the fee was very reasonable.

1  Thank llittle
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