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William C Lee Airborne Museum

Open Now: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open today: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Important museum of military history, enlightnening to the public.

This museum is a small gem, and definitely worth making the stop if you are driving along I-95 in... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2018
Steven S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Well worth the stop ... especially if you like military history

Major General William Carey Lee ... "Father of America's Airborne Army." This museum is mainly... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2018
Tampa, Florida
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209 W Divine St, Dunn, NC 28334-5203
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

This museum is a small gem, and definitely worth making the stop if you are driving along I-95 in North Carolina. The museum dedicated to the story of General William C. Lee, the founder of the U.S. paratrooper forces. General Lee may not be well...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Steven S
Reviewed May 5, 2018

Major General William Carey Lee ... "Father of America's Airborne Army." This museum is mainly dedicated to Lee, and all he accomplished in the army, but offers so much more to see. Military artifacts, uniforms, weapons, flags, important documents, just to name a few, will...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank FLworldwanderer
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

Well worth stopping in, especially if you’ve ever exited an aircraft. Beautiful house and pleasant and helpful staff. You’ll be amazed at the life and accomplishments of Bill Lee as well as the extraordinary collection of paratrooper equipment. A great break from your travels, children...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Great history experience about our army founding father, I'm a retired Air Force but working for the Army but I love history and you won't be disappointed

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank james y
Reviewed October 20, 2017

Having just visited the Airborne and Special Ops museum in Fayetteville, we knew a little about Gen. William Lee, but were impressed with the quality and quantity of displays and information here. We ran out of time and had to hurry to see most everything...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Tracy B
Reviewed October 11, 2017

This museum is a wonderful place to visit and learn the history of the "Father of the Airborne". Many displays of interesting items with actual uniforms, weaponry, letters, and other artifacts with respect to the operation of the airborne and military. With an emphasis on...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank LocalDunnGuy
Reviewed September 5, 2017

This museum is a real gem. The artifacts, memorabilia, photos, documents, personal letters, and information are carefully curated and displayed on three floors of a historic home. It certainly gives you a good sense of Gen. William C. Lee the father of Airborne. Surprisingly, it...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

great place love the exhibit I strongly recommend it. Wonderful piece of military history worth checking it out.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Viajerax4
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely stellar authentic memorabilia, stellar guide, monuments, authentic uniforms, weaponry, flags, and well written plaques which take you through an astounding and littke known phase of history in this area. This is worth a detour to do this alone. I am proud to have it...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Joanna M
Reviewed July 12, 2017

For military and Airborne enthusiast, this is a great stop! This is where the US airborne history started from. To tour the place it should take no more than one hour, but well worth it!

Date of experience: July 2017
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