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“small but very interesting”

Pennsylvania Military Museum
Ranked #1 of 6 things to do in Boalsburg
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Reviewed 15 June 2014

some cool exhibits and a reenactment area of a battle with sounds. friendly with a small but varied gift shop. nice uniform exhibit and many surprisingly original exhibits. close to Penn State and worth the visit

Thank gary f
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Reviewed 11 March 2014

If you are a serious Army buff, then you will want to stop by here.
The Pennsylvania Military Museum in Boalsburg is not a large building, but it is well laid out and organized. What military equipment that they have is in near mint condition, including rifles, automatic weapons, howitzers, mortars and some old canons. They have some light armor vehicles and some tanks, including a WWII Sherman. They have some nice WWII Jeeps. What interested me was the equipment that my grandfather would have used as an Army medic when he served in the 28th Division in WW1. I was not disappointed as they display a Studebaker Horse drawn carriage, and a GM motorized ambulance from 1917.
The grounds of the museum are spacious and they are several paved walking trails (with some military equipment on display outside). We took a nice stroll around the grounds with our dog, who we had brought along. Many of the local folks from the town of Boalsburg use the paths to walk their dogs and to jog on.
Take Aways.. The Museum is about 1/4 mile from the Expressway, on Business 322 (Boal Avenue.)
Boalsburg is a lovely little town worth exploring.
There is a coffee Shop right across the street from the side entrance to the grounds.

Thank Cakes77
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

My husband and I stumbled into this museum on a very snowy day in February. We were some of the few people there and had a very personalized tour from a thorough and knowledgeable guide, included in the price of our tickets. The staff were friendly and the displays were well done.

Thank Elizabeth B
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Reviewed 7 July 2013

This place had a great indoor museum with interesting military artifacts and beautiful surrounding grounds with very nice displays. I would definitely go back when in the area. Plan on spending about hour. Only a ten minute drive from Penn State University Campus.

Thank brucedog
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Reviewed 6 June 2013

This museum is a wealth of information on the PA Military. I especially enjoy the many programs given throughout the year. World War II, Vietnam reenactments, plus History Through the Ages, Lectures, Civil War encampments

Thank Julianne H
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