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Armed Forces Display & Gifts

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excellent museum

the A-4 Skyhawk aircraft display outside is one of the best i have ever seen. The engine and... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Very Neat place to stop, just call ahead first.

This is a very nice museum a great mix of military items. The owner is very nice and gave a great... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Rockton, Illinois
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26 Sep 2018
“excellent museum”
14 Jul 2018
“Very Neat place to stop, just call ahead first.”
The museum is a privately owned facility displaying the privately owned militaria collection of the Rancour family. The growing collection is comprised of foreign and domestic militaria including weapons, uniforms, photos and equipment. CALL AHEAD...more
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51 C Ave, Wasta, SD 57791-0100
+1 605-993-3007
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

the A-4 Skyhawk aircraft display outside is one of the best i have ever seen. The engine and accessories are inside along with numerous military vehicles/equipment

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

This is a very nice museum a great mix of military items. The owner is very nice and gave a great story behind the museum. Make sure to call ahead first to make sure it is open.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cnwrails
Reviewed 27 August 2017

On our Eclipse Trip, we saw a small sign on I-90 for "Armed Forces Display and Gifts" and then the A4 Skyhawk sitting in the parking lot. We made note of it and decided on our return, to stop in. We did but there was...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

George Patton once said that. And it's true, in many ways. Driving Eastbound on I-90, we suddenly see a sign “Armed Forces Military Collection Display & Gifts”. Intrigued, I check it on TA and find several enthusiastic reviews. Off the road we go in search...More

Date of experience: September 2016
3  Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The Black Hills Convoy of the Military Vehicle Preservation Association made a scheduled stop at the famous Wall Drug, an emporium beyond comparison, after traversing the Badlands Natl. Park. While there we were told of a private military museum nearby but the directions seemed sketchy...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank fergiezoe
Reviewed 8 June 2016

This collections of weapons, uniforms and equipment was amazing considering the size of the museum. Every piece is in exquisite condition and beautifully displayed. I had the pleasure of visiting when it was very slow and the owner gave me a personal tour and the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Dan S
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Stopped after a tip from an Innerstate rest stop. I was blown away at the collection. Each case highlighted a country featuring uniforms, accessories, weapons. Each display has been expertly curated. A fee of $4 was required to visit which was the best $4 I...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Elementart
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Visited the Military Collection after seeing the signs along the interstate. The collection was well put together and the gentlemen were very helpful in explaining the various items including uniforms, armaments, vehicles. Definitely would stop in again as it sounds like there is much more...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Judy C
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