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Address: 5649 E 150 N, Crawfordsville, IN 47933-8089
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Drove almost 2 hours to see museum and was not disappointed. Skip is an amazing curator and took the time talk to talk to and answer all questions from my 8 yr old about history... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
Etonian30
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Elizabethtown, Indiana
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Elizabethtown, Indiana
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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Drove almost 2 hours to see museum and was not disappointed. Skip is an amazing curator and took the time talk to talk to and answer all questions from my 8 yr old about history, engineering, and patriotism. I could listen to Skip all day talk about the exhibits and the finds. Mr. Ropkey lived an amazing life and his... More 

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

What a treat to see all of that military equipment in one place. The folks that work there were so friendly and answered all of our questions.

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Thank futureknave
Cloverdale, Indiana
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

I took a group of school children here twice in June. Lani and Skip were very knowledgable and you could tell it was a labor of love!

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Bear, Delaware
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

My husband and I stopped here not knowing what to expect. The property is beautiful and the number of vehicles is impressive. My husband served in Vietnam, his father WWII so seeing tanks, jeeps, etc from those eras was nice. Doesn't take much time to check it out so make a quick stop.

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Thank Karen T
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 April 2016

This place is one of the most interesting and overlooked place in Montgomery County. It is full of history and there is always someone there to answer questions. They keep the grounds beautifully maintained, so please be considerate and drive slowly. If you are a Geocache seeker there is a cache here. It is cleverly hidden and very cute.

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Thank MommasEats
Indianapolis, Indiana
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

In looking for something different to do over spring break, we decided to visit Ropkey Armor Museum. OMG! To see the variety of tanks and vehicles along with the many other military items he has, it really put things into perspective. I had no idea how huge some of the tanks were! My children enjoyed climbing into many of the... More 

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Thank Christina P
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Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

Great people, awesome place with a lot of history. Would highly recommend visiting! Don't forget to leave a donation so this place will be here for future generations.

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Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

We visited the museum on our way through the area. We were very impressed with not only with the size of the display but the quality of the restorations. There were tanks, armored vehicles, jeeps and aircraft. It is apparent when you visit how much passion the Ropkey's have put into this collection. We highly recommend it to anyone.

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Crawfordsville, Indiana
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 September 2014

As a family we visited with my parents and it is amazing all the items they have at this museum. It appealed most to my father, but we all enjoyed walking around and looking at all the interesting vehicles and other items.

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Thank S K
Indianapolis, Indiana
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117 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2014

This museum is huge. It has a HUGE Collection of Tanks and more. We had missed this on our first visit to Crawfordsville a year earlier and wanted to see this. I was so impressed there is so much. If going by, you must stop at this incredible museum!

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