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“A New View of African-Americans in our Military”

African American Military History Museum
Ranked #8 of 26 things to do in Hattiesburg
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Military History Museum focusing on Hattiesburg area African American Soldiers who have served in the US Military since Spanish American War. Includes Jesse Leroy Brown, America's first black naval aviator, and Ruth Bailey Earl, WWII WAC, nurse and patriotic icon. Open Wednesday through Friday 10am - 4pm. Saturday 12am - 4pm. No Admission Fee.
Reviewed 9 April 2014

This small but concentrated museum shows the little known truths about the unsung heroes and veterans and their roles in our wars and military actions. The lobby presents a life size replica of a typical USO provided to our service men and women overseas.

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Reviewed 27 February 2014

The museum was well laid out and paid a wonderful tribute to African American contributions to the armed forces. They were just recovering from a tornado that hit the museum last year. The cost was free.

6  Thank Melodycthomas
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Reviewed 30 July 2013

The African American Military History Museum is a wonderful place to visit in the City of Hattiesburg. You will find a wealth of information.

4  Thank Melissa C
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Reviewed 17 December 2012

I have been to the AAMM a couple of times. It is a very impressive museum filled with incredible information about African American military personnel. I learned a lot about their contribution throughout America's military history. Many of the exhibits are interactive, as well.

5  Thank Patricia C
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Reviewed 10 June 2012

So informative. This is a true history of area African American men and women who have served and landmarked events.

5  Thank muzicone
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