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Currahee Military Museum

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Address: 160 N. Alexander Street, Toccoa, GA 30577
Phone Number: 706-282-5055
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Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Currahee Military Museum, in historic downtown Toccoa's restored train...
Currahee Military Museum, in historic downtown Toccoa's restored train depot,is home to the WWII history of approximately 17,000 soldiers that trained at Camp Toccoa to become paratroopers. Located in the museum is a horse stable, built in Aldbourne, Engalnd in 1922 that served as houseing for Able and Easy Companines of the 506th PIR prior to and after D-Day 1944. History of 501st, 506th, 511th and 517th Paratrooper Infantry Regiments is on display for visitors seven days a week.
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Yes, this is a tiny museum I've ever seen. However, It gives me an introduction about the history of Toccoa. Moreover, if you ever watched the movie "Band of Brothers", the museum... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Columbus, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Yes, this is a tiny museum I've ever seen. However, It gives me an introduction about the history of Toccoa. Moreover, if you ever watched the movie "Band of Brothers", the museum will give you a closer view about the condition in which our great Soldiers were living during the WWII, including their uniforms, foods, bunks, etc. Every staff over... More 

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Bridgeville, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Mostly, yes, a Military Museum based on the 101st Airborne exploits of WWII. There are surprises around every corner, with a full-sized stable carried over plank by board from Aldborne, England. The names of the "Band of Brothers" etched on the walls as they waited in their bunks for D-Day and the work they had trained for not far from... More 

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

By sharing your experiences, you're allowing travelers to experience this Museum that is a labor of love for the residents of StephensCounty. The WWII Band of Brothers that visit Toccoa each year are such interesting me and are due our greatest gratitude. The museum and its veteran visitors allow the townspeople to honor these brave men..Hear stories of townspeople who... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We have been to a number of the best military museums all over the world, and just found out about this one. On Father's Day, we drove the 40 miles north from where we live. It was a wonderful experience. There were more personal exhibits than I have ever seen. We went on a Sunday and could only spend a... More 

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North Smithfield, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This museum was a delightful and interesting educational experience! Our WW2 veteran guide was so knowledgeable and helpful. Our son was a Currahee until they demobilized the 2nd brigade.

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Fort Benning, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

If you're a fan of "Band of Brothers" or the airborne, this is a must visit museum. It's pretty small, you can see most of it in an hour or two, but if you were to immerse yourself in the details, you could spend all day here. Tons of artifacts! Most of the artifacts are inside an original farm house... More 

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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This "little museum" is well done. This is where the real life Band of Brothers trained to WW2. Allow 2 hours or more to take it in.

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Lancashire, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My wife and I popped in here whilst in Toccoa visiting friends. We joined a couple of gentlemen who were being shown round by one of the chaps from the museum. I have to say he was excellent telling the full story of the museum and Toccoa and the training of the parachute troops that went on during WW2. Embarrassingly,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Not being men or from a military family, we still went, enjoyed and thought remarkable the local history including the local Olympian Paul Anderson, the silhouette artist who was famous for his work despite being stricken with rheumatoid arthritis, George Washington Hitt, who had a very positive mind and was the first mayor of Toccoa, and other notable local persons... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I visited this museum with my son in March of 2014. I was very impressed with the quality of this facility located off the beaten path. Having read and watched "Band of Brothers", I was aware of the role that Camp Toccoa had played in training airborne troops during WWII. It was great to see how the city of Toccoa... More 

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Additional Information about Currahee Military Museum

Address: 160 N. Alexander Street, Toccoa, GA 30577
Phone Number: 706-282-5055
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Toccoa
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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