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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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Awesome place

What an awesome place. It literally starts from the revolutionary war all the way up to present. Great for a history buff and gains great perspective to the teens!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What an awesome place. It literally starts from the revolutionary war all the way up to present. Great for a history buff and gains great perspective to the teens!

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Franklin, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I cannot wait to return! We attended as a huge family group of all ages (3-65). There was something for everyone! Unfortunately, we had a limited time prior to closing (2hrs) to attempt to take it all in. This is a perfect family activity or go it alone, but allow enough time! Escape the heat in the summer like we... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great displays and well design layout to capture the past and future infantryman. State of the art theaters well thought out programs setup to maximize your inner curiosity and a great educational experience.

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Columbus, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum is right in my hometown, and I finally visited last week. I have been missing a true local treasure. I spent several hours here, mostly interested in the WWII displays since my father served during the entire European campaign, from North Africa, Sicily, D-Day onto Omaha Beach on Day 1, and on into Germany until the war was... More 

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Greenbrier, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This military museum is by far the best I have ever visited for combat soldiers in US wars. If you love history or appreciate the sacrifice of our soldiers in wartime, I highly recommend the Infantry Museum at Ft Benning Georgia

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Aubrey, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The information and displays were great! The history is brought to life as many of the scenes depicting battles have the faces, on the mannequins, of the Soldiers who actually served. Have been to many of the actual sites and the accuracy is well portrayed. The Volunteer staff is knowledgeable, courtesy, and willing to help. Truly inspiring.

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New Albany, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent Museum, I recommend it to all. It has a great deal of history of our Army through the past 200 years.

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We traveled from Melbourne Australia to see the 173rd Airborne Memorial which has a dedication to 1st Battalion Royal Australian Regiment witch honours the men who died from 1RAR my fathers brother was one of these men, very humbling to see this memorial a rear honour considering. The whole of the museum is just incredible a must see and it's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband is in the military so he has been a bunch of times. We recently went twice to show family members the museum. Free to get in but they do ask for a donation of at least 1 dollar person at the entrance. Very historical and carries over to current events. My oldest child was intriqued and he is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all - all of the staff were very kind and helpful and knowledgeable. They have numerous exhibits from the different wars. Excellent tribute to the army and the men who have served. Worth the stop. Admission is free though they have a donation box at the door. Displays are arranged by date/war making every exhibit educational on its... More 

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