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U.S. Army Transportation Museum

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Pretty good collection, nice displays

What I loved the most: the chronological order and flow of main museum. The main museum is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Huntsville, Alabama
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Military history of transportation

First of all I have to say my kids love this place. They get a chance to get up close to... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
Newport News, Virginia
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300 Washington Blvd., Besson Hall, Fort Eustis, Newport News, VA 23604-1276
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What I loved the most: the chronological order and flow of main museum. The main museum is literally a single “trail” that flows chronologically. The displays are fantastic, full size, and very well done. Free but there is a donation drop box. Very well done!

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Reviewed July 30, 2018

First of all I have to say my kids love this place. They get a chance to get up close to everything from Jeeps to Trains and they love it. The museum is kid friendly and easy to walk around and the best part is...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2018

This was a return visit -last here with the mother of our two grand kids - girls age 6 & 12. When entering the post, bypass the building that says "Visitor Center" an continue to a sheltered area where Military Police greet you. Adults will...More

2  Thank vtcc64
Reviewed July 6, 2018

We went to see a gun truck that was used in Vietnam during my tour there in 1969. What we found was a very well put together museum of military transport from the late 1800's until now. The various exhibits rival anything we have seen...More

1  Thank csjsail
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Amazing place with great displays inside and out. Knowledgeable staff, many retired military. Close to interstate, shopping,hotels,food and gas. You will need military ID or get a visitor pass.

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

I spent 31 plus years in the Army, and must say this is one of the best Military Museums I have visited. It truly sticks to the transportation theme, both inside and outside displays. The indoor museum is structured to take you from colonial days...More

1  Thank Tim R
Reviewed June 18, 2018

A worthwhile place to visit. The museum deals with the history of the evolution of the Transportation Corps of the Army. Among the artifacts is a gun truck used in Vietnam titled the Eve of Destruction and many other vehicles and trains the Army used...More

Thank owilliamoneill
Reviewed June 1, 2018

Walt Okon - At the U.S. Army Transportation Museum, 1 June 2018. Nothing less than outstanding. All vehicles are in excellent condition and the displays are carefully and expertly done. The historical information is significant. The pictures are actual and take you back in time....More

Thank WaltOkon
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Enjoy a huge static display of military transport equipment. It involves a great deal of walking but on level terrain Moving service men, arms and equipment is a big task in times of war and this museum helps us appreciate the men and women of...More

Thank ohgeorge
Reviewed May 1, 2018

This museum is on Fort Eustis where US Army Personnel are trained as Transportation specialists. Because of this fact, all visitors have to go through a vehicle inspection which involves open every orifice of your car for them to see. The MPs were not very...More

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John C
March 7, 2017|
Response from Mrs-Mr-Wiggles | Reviewed this property |
that's terrible. I'm not a representative of the museum and I'm pretty sure that I Ve taken for granted me having a military ID card. I also have foreign exchange students who have been to the museum without me. they go into... More
Rina S
October 1, 2016|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
no you do not, it's before you get to the gate
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Response from Porthos7 | Reviewed this property |
Free. We planned on an hour or two, and ended up spending over 4 hours - there is THAT much to see, and well worth it.