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Museums

 

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Pullman State Historic Siteloupe
Chicago
IL
USA 60628
 
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Texas Military Forces Museumloupe
2200 West 35th St. Blg 6
Austin
TX
USA 78703
Texas Military Forces Museum explores the history of the Lone Star State’s militia and volunteer forces from 1823 to 1903 when the Congress created the National Guard. From 1903 to the present the museum tells the story of the Texas Army and Air National Guard, as well as the Texas State Guard, in both peacetime and wartime. The museum displays dozens of tanks, armored personnel carriers, self-propelled guns, trucks, jeeps, helicopters, jet fighters, observation aircraft and towed artillery pieces. Permanent exhibits utilize uniforms, weapons, equipment, personal items, film, music, photographs, battle dioramas and realistic full-scale environments to tell the story of the Texas Military Forces from the Texas Revolution to current the Global War on Terror. The museum has extensive library and archival collections focused on Texas Military history – including the WWI service cards for every Texan who served and the story of the 36th Infantry Division.
 
Army Reserve Mobilization Museum - Fort Dixloupe
Fort Dix
NJ
USA 08640

The Army Reserve Mobilization Museum was established in 2007.  Its mission is to collect, preserve, interpret and exhibit the history of the United States Army Reserve from 1776 to present.

Using period artifacts, along with accurate reproductions of uniforms, equipment, photographs and documents, the chronologically-arranged exhibits depict the mobilization, training, embarkation and demobilization that occurs when soldiers are called to defend the nation. 

To visit, call the museum at (609) 562-2334 for latest hours and security procedures. You may need to arrange for a visitor pass.

Narrative adapted from Fort Dix Army Reserve Mobilization Museum website. 

Photos courtesy of:  US Army Sgt. 1st Class Gustavo Olgiato & Army Reserve Mobilization Museum

 
National Guard Militia Museum of NJ - Sea Girtloupe
Sea Girt Avenue & Camp Drive
Sea Girt
NJ
USA 08750

The National Guard Militia Museum presents the role of the NJ Militia & National Guard within the context of the larger history of the state, using original and reproduction uniforms, weapons, photographs, artifacts & art.   Periods covered begin with the Dutch, Swedish & British colonization of America, & continue through the Revolution, Civil War, World Wars I & II to the present day, paying particular attention to the diversity of the state's citizen soldiers and their experiences. 

Narrative adapted from the National Guard Militia Museum of NJ website.

Photo courtesy of:  National Guard Militia Museum of NJ

 
National Guard Militia Museum of NJ Annex - Lawrencevilleloupe
Artillery Armory, 151 Eggerts Crossing Road
Lawrenceville
NJ
USA 08648

The Artillery Annex to the Militia Museum of New Jersey is located at the Artillery Armory in Lawrenceville, NJ. Items on exhibit include weapons, uniforms & other equipment from various periods of service.

There are two rooms dedicated to military memorabilia from the Civil War and a "Model Room" with over 100 small-scale models of military equipment. In the Drill Hall is the work area for the Cannon Shop with several pieces of military equipment on display. Additionally, about 15 tanks, vehicles and cannon are on display outside. 

Narrative adapted from the NJ Army National Guard website. 

Photo courtesy of:  National Guard Militia Museum of NJ

 

 
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U.S. Veterans Memorial Museumloupe
Huntsville
AL
USA 35801
 
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U.S. Army Aviation Museumloupe
Fort Rucker
AL
USA 36362
 
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Cost of Freedom Veterans Museumloupe
135 N Main St
Arab
AL
USA 35016
 
Toccoa — Stephens Co. — Currahee Military Museumloupe
47 North Alexander Street (AMTRAK Station & Welcome Center)
Toccoa
GA
USA 30577
Photos courtesy of Lamar Veatch
This museum is operated by the Stephens County Historical Society.  While substantially dedicated to the WWII Paratrooper Regiments, known as the "Currahees & Toccoa Men” and "Home of the Real Band of Brothers" - it houses a quality collection of WW1 memorabilia and documentation.  www.toccoahistory.com

706-282-5055.
 
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First Division Museum at Cantigny Parkloupe
1S151 Winfield Rd
Wheaton
IL
USA 60189

Walk in heroes’ boots as you take your first step into the First Division Museum and become a part of the “Big Red One,” the U.S. Army’s 1st Infantry Division. Be captured by the sights, sounds and soldiers’ stories from the Revolutionary War through Desert Storm. Watch and learn as the history of our nation’s conflicts unfolds in this distinctive museum that will be enjoyed by the whole family. Outside, explore the museum’s iconic tank park featuring 100 years of armor. Come see what made the 1st Infantry Division famous.

 

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