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“Every history buff needs to go here!”

National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center
Ranked #1 of 51 things to do in Columbus
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 collections of military artifacts in the world, but it is a museum of people, not things. As a visitor, you will meet the Infantryman face to face and join him on his journey. You will come to understand why an Infantryman does what he does, why he puts himself in harm’s way in defense of an idea and you will leave transformed, just as the Infantry transforms the man into the Soldier. The 190,000-square-foot museum opened in June 2009 on a 200-acre tract of hardwoods and pines just outside the gates of the Fort Benning Maneuver Center of Excellence.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extremely well done attraction.
Family priced on a tight budget.
You can take the entire family and spend 3-6 hours!
Don't miss the exhibits on the upper and lower floors.
Metal of Honor display will melt your heart.
Closed Mondays.
Can be very busy on weekends when families arrive to see graduations

Thank Patty B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son is finishing Army Airborne jump school so we came to Fort Benning, GA for a visit. We stayed in the Hampton Inn which shares the parking lot with the National Infantry Museum so we walked over. There’s no admission but they do ask for donations. Pay what you can afford because it’s worth it. It is one of the neatest places I’ve ever seen! It has separate rooms for different periods in history. We spent a couple of hours there and we moved fairly quickly. It’s definitely worth a couple of visits so you can take time to read and watch the videos. So many pieces of actual history there to see. Some of the soldiers depicted are castings of actual soldiers! Real equipment used in wars. I can’t say enough about this museum! A definite recommend to visit! I’m not posting many pics, the signs say “personal use only” and I don’t want to spoil the visit for anyone!

Thank Bill L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is much to see and it is a fascinating look at military history. Easy to get around in and can easily be divided into multiple short visits. The restaurant inside the facility is a little expensive however the food is good.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very fun place to check out no cost to get in at all a bunch of amazing stuff to read and learn about loved this museum

Thank Shawna W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best museums I been to. It has lots of history and information and a very friendly staff to answer any questions you have. If you have a couple of hours then stop in there it is well worth it! We would go back again the next time we are in town.

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