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Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center

305 Harbor View Parkway, Superior, WI 54880-6845
+1 715-392-7151
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Just keeps getting better!

I have been here several times now and every time I go they have added more to the displays. This... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dave A
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Superior, Wisconsin
Interesting Museum, Accessible and Relatively Quick

My husband and I have visited this museum several times. We thoroughly enjoy the history and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
laurakL9590CG
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Burnsville, United States
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This museum honors World War II flying ace Richard Bong and all veterans.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“local hero” (5 reviews)
“wwii museum” (5 reviews)
“full size” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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305 Harbor View Parkway, Superior, WI 54880-6845
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+1 715-392-7151
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been here several times now and every time I go they have added more to the displays. This museum is very interesting and educational and done very well. Included are the Duluth/Superior contributions to the war effort along with the contributions of America's...More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have visited this museum several times. We thoroughly enjoy the history and the information is presented in an interesting and varied styles. You can easily get through the museum in a couple of hours and could spend more, if you thoroughly...More

Thank laurakL9590CG
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't know anything about this museum but passed it on a run and decided to go back later when I had some time to kill. That turned out to be a good call--this place has a surprisingly extensive collection of military and civilian artifacts...More

Thank VandelayNJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome little museum, honoring a Wisconsin and other servicemen. Went alone, spent over 2 hours reading and enjoying. A few short movie exhibits also. Driven past for years, very glad I finally had a chance to visit.

Thank Alredytaken
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Between the historical center and the visitor center the staff could not have been more helpful. It is very interesting with the war memorabilia as well as all of the advice they give us that things to do and see in the area. Easy access...More

Thank Fastphilad
Reviewed 10 September 2017

You can not miss this building especially with a tank in front of it. It is an OK museum which is shared with Wisconsin tourist bureau. I felt the museum was small which was due to the planes and other large exhibits that were incredible...More

Thank garyaverill1
Reviewed 24 August 2017

There were really interesting displays - including large equipment (Planes, jeeps, etc.) Lots of information about local heroes from the area, especially Richard Bong - what an exceptional guy! Really enjoyed this museum.

Thank Kathy N
Reviewed 13 July 2017

My son is an avid WWII history buff so we decided to check out this museum. If you are staying in Duluth it is an easy 10 - 15 minute drive to get there (you can even take the Richard I. Bong Bridge to make...More

Thank CBMinnesota
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Went here with my wife. First off, I want to thank all of those that have served and are serving in the military. Lots of artifacts and things used in previous wars and times around war. Not bad if you're looking to learn something and...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

This museum opened in 2002 as a way to specifically honor hometown son Major Richard Bong and his service to our country during WW II. Bong achieved status of flying ace by downing 40 enemy aircraft in the Pacific theatre. Tragically, Bing lost his life...More

Thank crobert72
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