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Berman Museum of World History

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Address: 840 Museum Dr, Anniston, AL 36206
Phone Number: 256-237-6261
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Very nice local museum

It is a collection brought together by Mr Berman's travel around the world. There are a number of Western bronzes sculptures Remington's and Russell's and western arms, A... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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English first
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48 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is a collection brought together by Mr Berman's travel around the world. There are a number of Western bronzes sculptures Remington's and Russell's and western arms, A significant collection of WWII uniforms and guns well displayed. There is a nice collection of Asian Sculptures Mostly Chinese a nice historical stop to walk through ones mans love of art and... More 

Thank 356ricke
Somerset, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are anywhere near Anniston, make time for this extraordinary museum. What you get is one man's strange collection of armaments and ephemera from a lifetime's obsession with the weird and the wonderful, especially from Europe but from many other places too. So, where do you go to see Napoleon's shot gun or Hilter's grape scissors ... or some... More 

Thank JGee4
Knoxville, Tennessee
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49 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We throughly enjoy our visit to The Berman Museum. Hard to imagine that this was a private collection !!!! There were so many incredible items in this place to see !!! A must see for history buffs !!!

Thank Scubachickemt
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183 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Farley Berman was an American spy who married a French spy(Germaine) he met in North Africa in WW II. They moved back to his hometown of Anniston after WW II. This museum puts their four decades long pursuit of collecting various and sundry items of their historical interests on display for public consumption. A visit is well worth the price... More 

Thank MobileResident
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61 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

One word- Fascinating! This museum is a true one of a king museum that sets the bar on quality and how items are on display. They do more than just have the name and date of the item, they tell a story that helps us know what was happening then or what it was used for. The variety makes it... More 

Thank Kevin W
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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40 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

I love the displays with all the weapons used in the different world wars and throughout time in the United States. They had everything from uniforms to silverware on display.

Thank Corey B
Dothan, Alabama
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269 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I had no idea what the Berman museum was, but now I think I do. My take is the Berman family decided to share their collection of treasures they’ve amassed over the years with the rest of us. The museum has unique oil paintings, fascinating sculptures, different types of weapons from around the world and much, much more. My only... More 

Thank Big_Globe_Traveler
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25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This is a great museum for general and military history. It has an excellent and unique collection and is rarely crowded.

Thank Cmr0503
Oxford, Alabama
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is well worth the trip. The museum has some very interesting items. Mr. Berman collected these items during his world travels. There are many old style weapons, uniforms and many other interesting things.

Thank tparks2012
Anniston, Alabama
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60 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

As a WWII buff, I was totally thrilled to see so many weapons and artifacts from that era. Things I had only read about or seen in books I could see with my own eyes. Imagine thier usefulness. Enjoyable afternoon trip.

Thank russd66

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