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United States Army Heritage and Education Center

Closed Now: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Chriskindlemart And More

We arrived specifically for the Christkindlemart being held here and discovered a fantastic museum... read more

Reviewed today
Mark G
Catonsville, Maryland
great museum

This museum has 7,000 square feet of exhibit space. The exhibits are very well done and would even... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cheryl h
Durham, North Carolina
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950 Soldiers Dr, Carlisle, PA 17013-5021
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Reviewed today

We arrived specifically for the Christkindlemart being held here and discovered a fantastic museum and tribute to our armed services. The exhibits detailing our involvement in World War 1 and World War 2 were outstanding.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum has 7,000 square feet of exhibit space. The exhibits are very well done and would even be interesting to children. They also have some great hands-on exhibits that were extremely interesting. The admission is free. Be sure to have enough time to walk...More

Thank cheryl h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this place on November 10. There is parking in front of the museum. There was a temporary exhibit about the American involvement in the First World War. It will not give you the why and how the Great War started, but it give...More

Thank AmarilisVos
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been there a few times. First time - for Indian dance event and another for military one (on May). First time we stay more inside and studied every corner-a lot of information (text, audio, video),intercative places, which are interesting for kids. The second...More

Thank Dragostina
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

1st time here thoroughly enjoyed the army museum. An excellent stop for those interested in army history. Though still not be disappointed.

Thank Jerry K
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Comcast had a diversity and inclusion event here that was excellent with a number of former high ranking Army officers including a general. After the event I walked through the museum and saw amazing letters, weapons, and artifacts from the history of the Army. There...More

Thank U9710SXjohnm
Reviewed October 5, 2018

As the owner at Carlisle House Bed and Breakfast, our family loves to come and visit. The first place we take them is here. From young to older, everyone enjoys it. There is something that appeals to everyone here. All of our guests say it...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2018

Nothing like walking through history, upfront and very personal. It brought some very important military history to life for me.

Thank Kathlein A
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This museum has the history of the US Army's role in wars. It emphasizes the artillery division. There is quite a bit of information about the VietNam war and an upcoming lecture on that era was being announced. The museum is somewhat crowded and the...More

Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Pick up some dog tags at the front desk and expect to stay there all day. The interactive marksmanship display was my favorite part, but the whole museum was really good.

Thank zzyzzx
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June 17, 2016|
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Response from Hawkshoe | Reviewed this property |
I would say to allow 3-4 hours total for both the inside and outside.
June 24, 2015|
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Response from believefairy26 | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no admission fee. They do have a drop box if you would like to contribute to sustaining this wonderful exhibit.
June 24, 2015|
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Response from tbips | Reviewed this property |
There's no charge for the museum or the walking exhibit.