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United States Army Heritage and Education Center

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A hit with guests from the B and B

As the owner at Carlisle House Bed and Breakfast, our family loves to come and visit. The first... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carolyn C
Wonderful living history

Nothing like walking through history, upfront and very personal. It brought some very important... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathlein A
Delray Beach, Florida
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“civil war”(26 reviews)
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950 Soldiers Dr, Carlisle, PA 17013-5021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Carolyn C
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Kathlein A
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every Army veteran should visit this museum. It goes from the Revolution War all the way to present day in separate areas. The different uniforms, weapons and gear are featured. Very educational. Then there is the out door walking path taking you around to diffident...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed September 8, 2018

First Class. Which is what the US Army is!!! Loved the WW1 trench warfare exhibit. Learned a lot on the grounds. Excellent trip with my 12 year old son.

Thank DeputyDogCLT
Reviewed September 3, 2018

I wish we had more time to see the inside of this place and will make it a point to come back some time when we have more time and can do so. Also, we went when it was very hot and humid and my...More

Thank newflyer
Reviewed August 29, 2018

I finally visited this museum after years of driving past it. It is an extraordinary place. there are two facets to it, outside and inside. The outer mile long path takes you through recreated sites from past wars such as a WW 1 trench, WW2...More

Thank RJN612
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Zipping along I-81 through Carlisle, PA it is possible to spot static displays of army equipment and encampments from the Revolutionary era through contemporary times. Following a momentary "Huh? What's that?" 99.99% of folks just drive by in their rush to get where they are...More

Thank Darthdaddy
Reviewed August 23, 2018

My parents, husband, and I spent a day here this week. It was extremely educational. The staff was very knowledgeable as well. Hopefully we can go back when we have more time to visit again.

Thank Mark B
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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.