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National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center

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Excellent place

This place was a great experience. From the moment we got in we were transported to the different... read more

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Andres V
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Good for Military History

Great for any military hostility enthusiast. Lot of US army history. Indoor and outdoor exhibits... read more

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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...more
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1775 Legacy Way, Columbus, GA 31903-3674
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place was a great experience. From the moment we got in we were transported to the different wars the US participated. Love the Ranger hall of fame and the OEF memorial. Happy to see that some friends that lost their lives in the war...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great for any military hostility enthusiast. Lot of US army history. Indoor and outdoor exhibits. Great food at their restaurant. Free with a $5.00 suggested donation.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The National Infantry Museum is an amazing history of infantry in the United States. The entire experience is very humbling when you think about the sacrifices endured throughout history by soldiers and marines who fought and those who gave the ultimate to secure our way...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a Saturday afternoon. This is a "must see" for ANY military family, especially for those who serve or have served in the US Army. This museum is located on Fort Benning but on Fort Benning Blvd, just west outside a secondary main entrance...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this museum about two hours before closing. Based on the fact that it is not a huge museum I thought I would have enough time. I didn't. If you enjoy museums and history, allow yourself at least 3 - 4 hours to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit to learn about Our Soldiers and Army! A lot of interactive exhibits that are very educational and cool! Great place to visit in the summer, you can spend a few hours in a cool place!

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here 3 times with different groups of friends. I love all the history it teaches. And the set up of all the war rooms. This is a great place to bring your family.

Thank Tonya A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great museum. The displays are well thought out and interesting. There is a virtual reality area where you can pay $10 a person to either fly in a Blackhawk helicopter or ride in a Humvee, doing. military mission. The museum is free...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have any interest in the history of the army infantry, this is the place for you. Great history lesson throughout American history, divided up into sections by time period/war. Excellent!

Thank Andrea E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed this so much. Great museum. We spent the afternoon there and it took that to see all there was to see.

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Fred W
11 July 2018|
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Response from rmacdougall | Reviewed this property |
The Hampton Inn Columbus/South-Fort Benning on S. Lumpkin is located less than a quarter mile from the front gate of Fort Benning & just a few minutes walk to the National Military Museum (closest & only within walking... More
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William R
WanderingBob2016 The Gulf of Tonkin incident was not false. Try studying history, rather than relying on leftist propaganda. There were WMDs in Iraq. See the 14 Oct 2014 New York Times article - U.S. Intelligence Documents on Chemical Weapons Found in Iraq. Typically, the Times refuses to acknowledge that the weapons found were not accounted for and weren't in the U.N.-sanctioned WMD depots. The Times never wants to acknowledge anything that supported the war. I helped the search for those weapons. They were there. You weren't, but they were. I was in ROTC during the late 70's. I was not allowed to wear my uniform on campus, unless we were in groups to avoid harassment and attack. As a kid, I saw the way leftists turned on our troops. They were disgusting. The war was lost in Vietnam due to a leftist Congress, not because of our troops efforts or the South Vietnamese themselves. If you have the guts, read Black April: The Fall of South Vietnam, 1973-75 by George Veith to understand why, I've read every book on the fall of the South, and it is without compare. There is no doubt that without our sacrifice to keep South Vietnam free for 10 more years, Southeast Asia would have fallen to the communists, and we probably would have seen a third World War. (You'd have to study history to know that.) McNamara quit because his plan of strategic bombing was shown to be a farce. He and Lemay were idiots. The war had to be won, as with all wars, the hard way, by infantry, supported by artillery, armor and air - combined arms. I'm glad your father and your son had the guts to serve. I've been to war several times and have lost many friends to war. I hate it far more than you do, since you never went, but I also know that it is often the only recourse for freedom and security.
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Response from Ronald D | Reviewed this property |
I posted a review @ the museum, which I feel everyone would find interesting and educational. I served 6 years in the Army Reserves. My brother served 13 months in Vietnam. Prior generations served in the military. My... More
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Daniel L
30 October 2017|
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Response from Cheryl L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definitely!
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