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Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center

305 Harbor View Parkway, Superior, WI 54880-6845
+1 715-392-7151
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Tribute to a Great Man

Richard I Bong was a WWII Air Corps pilot who stands to this day as the highest scoring US ace... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Linebacker1952
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Duncan Falls, Ohio
Well done.

This was our first visit to the museum. It is much larger than it looks from the outside. Well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Judith B
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This museum honors World War II flying ace Richard Bong and all veterans.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“wwii museum” (5 reviews)
“full size” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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305 Harbor View Parkway, Superior, WI 54880-6845
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+1 715-392-7151
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Richard I Bong was a WWII Air Corps pilot who stands to this day as the highest scoring US ace, having shot down in aerial combat 40 enemy aircraft. He was awarded the Medal of Honor and was a nationally known hero during the war....More

Thank Linebacker1952
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the museum. It is much larger than it looks from the outside. Well done displays on the different conflicts. Lots of excellent artifacts. Was happy to see a section dedicated to the women of WWII. Lots of local interest...More

Thank Judith B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 6 year old grandson wanted to come to the center, so we took him. He was very interested in all the displays. There were a lot more displays and information than I imagined. Well done!

Thank Deanna T
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I have been here several times now and every time I go they have added more to the displays. This museum is very interesting and educational and done very well. Included are the Duluth/Superior contributions to the war effort along with the contributions of America's...More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 10 October 2017

My husband and I have visited this museum several times. We thoroughly enjoy the history and the information is presented in an interesting and varied styles. You can easily get through the museum in a couple of hours and could spend more, if you thoroughly...More

Thank laurakL9590CG
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I didn't know anything about this museum but passed it on a run and decided to go back later when I had some time to kill. That turned out to be a good call--this place has a surprisingly extensive collection of military and civilian artifacts...More

Thank VandelayNJ
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome little museum, honoring a Wisconsin and other servicemen. Went alone, spent over 2 hours reading and enjoying. A few short movie exhibits also. Driven past for years, very glad I finally had a chance to visit.

Thank Alredytaken
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Between the historical center and the visitor center the staff could not have been more helpful. It is very interesting with the war memorabilia as well as all of the advice they give us that things to do and see in the area. Easy access...More

Thank Fastphilad
Reviewed 11 September 2017

You can not miss this building especially with a tank in front of it. It is an OK museum which is shared with Wisconsin tourist bureau. I felt the museum was small which was due to the planes and other large exhibits that were incredible...More

Thank garyaverill1
Reviewed 24 August 2017

There were really interesting displays - including large equipment (Planes, jeeps, etc.) Lots of information about local heroes from the area, especially Richard Bong - what an exceptional guy! Really enjoyed this museum.

Thank Kathy N
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