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National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center

1775 Legacy Way, Columbus, GA 31903-3674
+1 706-685-5800
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A most impression US history museum

The National Infantry Museum opened in 2009 and is located at Fort Benning. It is a large and very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MrsPiket
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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This place has plenty to see for anyone interested in learning about military history. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lalocadr19
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Hollywood, Florida
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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 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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1775 Legacy Way, Columbus, GA 31903-3674
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1775 Legacy Way, Columbus, GA 31903-3674
+1 706-685-5800
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The National Infantry Museum opened in 2009 and is located at Fort Benning. It is a large and very impressive museum. There is no admission fee. Staffs are very friendly and helpful. The museum chronicles the history of the US Army from the American Revolution...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has plenty to see for anyone interested in learning about military history. The monuments and statue for the memory of fallen comrade is excellent.

Thank lalocadr19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to this museum on my vacation to Georgia with high expectations. It has surpassed them. I highly recommend this museum to anyone who is traveling through Georgia and interested in military history. One of the first exhibits in the museum is the "Last...More

Thank Reginald_Walden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum was a favorite of our family's visit to Columbus for my son's graduation at Fort Benning. There is much to see and it is a fascinating look at our military history. Easy to get around in and can easily be divided into multiple...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The National Infantry Museum is best museum in the United States if you are interested in military history. Entrance is free and they ask only for a $5.00 donation at the entrance. The building is a world class facility with multiple displays. I especially like...More

Thank marksG3226VI
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent history of the American Infantryman from The Army's inception in 1775 through the modern day Deployments of our Warfighters. A must see for Veterans and everyone else!

Thank Daryl T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would highly recommend spending several hours here there is so much to see and do. They have set it up in rooms for each war/conflict showing info as well as the uniforms and artillery. We were only there for 2hr so we missed a...More

Thank dautenzio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly impressed on our first visit. A lot of information, well presented. I'm a Navy vet, so learned a lot about the Army.

Thank CJ_Expat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed this museum and appreciated the careful display designs and interactive feeling you experience in several parts of the museum. The ability to take history from pre-Revolutionary War to current day was amazing. The museum is well laid out with a combination of personal...More

Thank baldwinm5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the museum while our son was at Fort Benning. I'm so glad we was stationed here or we would have missed this treasure. Well Done!

Thank Jayly B
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As we left the parking lot, we noted the drag marks in the pavement for vehicles that crossed the steep center median to turn left. Might be a better option to turn right if your RV has a long overhang and search for a... More
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Response from ohmom2016 | Reviewed this property |
The National Infantry Museum is open Tuesday-Saturday from 9am – 5pm and Sundays from 11am – 5pm. (Closed some holidays).
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