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“The Best Military Museum Ever!”
Review of Fort Huachuca Museum - CLOSED

Fort Huachuca Museum
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Owner description: This museum explores the history of the U.S. Army in the Southwest.
Reviewed 18 March 2014 via mobile

Four of us visited the museum today and were all amazed at how beautifully done the exhibits are and how we all enjoyed it equally. We expected to spend an hour and didn't leave for almost three hours, reading every bit of information and watching the movies. They've made what could have been really dry material into something fascinating.

Thank Nan H
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

After reading the other reviews, I'd say they are somewhat accurate. Entrance to the base is easy; a map will be provided which you definitely will need. To put the other comments into perspective, this is a military base. It's commendable they make the museum, the annex, and the intelligence museum available to the public -- as well as the canyon areas for walking/birding. You're kind of on your own in the museums which did surprise my wife & I. We expected at least a reception person with an introduction that surely would have made the visit more enjoyable and worthwhile. I have other public relations ideas but that is beyond the scope of this review. Exhibits were fine, but not necessarily spectacular. If you're a museum person, you'll enjoy yourself; otherwise, the Army is not promoting itself and bringing the visitors' areas to life. They're there -- period. Maybe it's just part of the overall government attitude thing. And, the mission of the Army Public Affairs doesn't seem to speak to this either. Perhaps the mission of Army Public Affairs needs to be revisited. But, I'd say if you're going to open the base to civilians, you should be sure you're putting your best foot forward.

Thank keigrant
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

For history buffs, the fort's old parade ground, adobe quarters and museum are a worthy stop. The fort's beginnings go back to 1877 and the days of the wild west.

Thank kokapelli
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

The museum and the area of Fort Huachuca in which it is located are seemingly locked into another time period. We enjoyed learning about the history of Ft. Huachuca, the area and the Buffalo soldiers. The museum and Ft Huachuca to be worth a visit.

Thank Charlie P
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Reviewed 7 September 2013

This was our first visit to the Fort and was a very pleasant surprise. Quiet and peaceful with wonderful views. The 3 museums were very informative and interesting.

Thank zonasaran
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