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Livingston County War Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Nice museum

I and my wife were only visitors at the moment, so we got private tour from the museum's owner... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2016
Hege454
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Finland
via mobile
would recommend

This is one part of a very good museum complex. This museum is a huge private collection of... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2016
oilburner
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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We are a hands-on, living history museum featuring displays, artifacts and uniforms of local soldiers from World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan. Our staff is made up of military veterans who are present to...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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321 N Main St, Pontiac, IL 61764-1929
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+1 815-842-0301
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 November 2011

This museum is packed full of memorabilia from all branches and dates of the US armed forces. There is a striking display of mannekins in different uniforms, and many educational and historic displays. There are many profiles of local heroes. The museum is entirely stocked...More

16  Thank Rosemarina
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Reviewed 4 February 2012

Wish I had more time; but enjoyed the rich hour I experienced.

10  Thank Judith W
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Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

I and my wife were only visitors at the moment, so we got private tour from the museum's owner. Museum was very nice and we were very pleased to been there.

1  Thank Hege454
Reviewed 27 April 2016

Volunteers were very dedicated. Way too musty in the uniform display area. WWII newspaper front pages enlightened me to a different way of perceiving a tragedy.

1  Thank Kat N
Reviewed 2 February 2016

This is one part of a very good museum complex. This museum is a huge private collection of military items.I would recommend for those with interest in what our veterans have done for us. it but it is not going to be appreciated by everyone....More

2  Thank oilburner
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Huge Sections of actual uniforms, military awards, and flags. There are news clippings and pictures of the men and women who have donated items. Just a quick walk through left me teary-eyed and very thankful for the service of others. You can spend a quick...More

1  Thank Heidi-ready-2-travel
Reviewed 17 October 2015

We stopped here as a break in our travel from Chicago to St. Louis. The museum combines the Wall Dog, the Rt 66, and the War museum all into the same multilevel building; it's a one stop with interests for about everyone. Clean restrooms, too....More

2  Thank SummitDoc
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Sgt.Currington made the museum very interesting. He had knowledge of many people who served our country. It made the museum more interesting and personalized than just looking at the uniforms.

1  Thank lorraineb872
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Lots of military stuff to look at from all the wars, things you would not see elswere. We spent 2 hrs there being in the Navy my wife and I enjoyed everything. The volunteers know all the items and explane every item you question to...More

1  Thank davesgolf1943
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Went with 4 couples and all thought this is an amazing museum. A huge collection of military uniforms donated by veterans with stories attached to each. The staff are all Vets and very friendly and dedicated to honoring all soldiers. We talked to the son...More

2  Thank Donna A
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Found this museum when visiting the Route 66 museum as they share the same building. There is a fine collection of military uniforms from WW1 to modern day together with many interesting artifacts and weaponry. We were treated to a guided tour by two of...More

2  Thank Greg W
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

They have amassed quite a collection of war memorabilia from World Wars, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, War in Afghanistan, and more. Much of the museum is dedicated to uniforms on display mannequins.

2  Thank BennyMc
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