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Veterans Memorial Hall & Military Museum

9 N. Washington Street, Sonora, CA 95370
209 533 0923
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Ranked #5 of 9 Attractions in Sonora
Type: Military Museums
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- Aug 1, 2014
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Twain Harte, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

this museum is a must see for everyone. I am NOT easily impressed with anything and I rarely give excellent reviews on anything but this small building, in a small town is a very big museum. I will be donating some of familys papers and items. I was just blown away. we have been there once and are going back... More

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Sonora, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The folks that have put this together are very caring vets. They have done a good job of collecting artifacts and providing documentation.

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Sonora, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Take the time to visit the Sonora Military Museum at the Veterans Memorial Hall. If you are ex military you will be suprised how much there is to see in a very small museum. All the wars are on display with artifacts and donations by local service members. It just shows how a small community shares it's respect for our... More

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Hollister, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Wow, this is a small museum but it is sure packed with a lot of information. Mostly consisting of personal donated/loaned items from local veterans. A lot of uniforms and weapons. Pictures, newspaper clippings and personal letters make this museum like a giant scrapbook. The docent that was on duty was very helpful explaining to our family the highlights of... More

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Spanish Fork, Utah
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94 reviews 94 reviews
18 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

If you have an afternoon...or preferable a whole day...to browse around this Museum, you will feel fulfilled when you leave. Artifacts and mementos form a vast display of the military in the World Wars, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, etc. Take the time to talk to the person on duty and you will learn a lot about the men and women who... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012 via mobile

We stopped in Sonora for lunch after some other Gold Country adventures. The museum is housed on the first floor of the Veterans building in the heart of old town Sonira. It has tons of military uniforms, equipment, firearms, photos, and models! This is a good stop for anyone interested in military history or militrary veterans. My only complaint is... More

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Sacramento, California
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5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Small but good displays for the miliary buff. Right off the main street. Lots to see and ponder. Donations accepted!

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

This is a small museum, yet it contains some of the most interesting military memorabilia in the area. Quite a fine tribute to our veterans and well worth the time spent.

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Fresno, California
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

We visited some time ago, but . . I remember very clearly that we were VERY impressed and glad we took the time to go thru the museum. It covers a number of wars w/a variety of memroblia. We visit Sonora often and wished we'd gone into the museum sooner.

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

This is one of many that I have visited around the country. This is one of the finest.

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