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Airborne and Special Operations Museum

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Address: 100 Bragg Boulevard, Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone Number: +1 910-643-2778
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: The doors opened on 16 August 2000, the 60th anniversary of the original...
The doors opened on 16 August 2000, the 60th anniversary of the original Test Platoon’s first parachute jump. The museum offers free admission, a main exhibit gallery, temporary gallery, four-story tall theater, a gift shop, and a motion simulator ride that features two experiences. Admission is free, and we do accept donations in the gift shop and in donation boxes in the lobby. The main gallery is designed as a self-guided tour, in chronological order, through the history of airborne and special operations soldiers from 1940 to the present. The temporary gallery changes periodically and displays a myriad of exhibits pertaining to the United States Army airborne and special operations units through their history and conflicts from World War II to the present.
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Fun For the Whole Family

Just outside of the home of the Army Airborne (Fort Bragg) is this wonderful museum that tells the story of this warfare specialist. It's new, interactive and fun for the whole... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Just outside of the home of the Army Airborne (Fort Bragg) is this wonderful museum that tells the story of this warfare specialist. It's new, interactive and fun for the whole family.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Takes about two hours, very well laid out making it easy to walk through the displays and it's free. Nice gift shop with easy parking.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

It was an awesome experience . Very educated . And every time my family come to visit from others states I always take them. And there's always something new.

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Brasileia, AC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Took our homeschooled kids to this museum as part of their learning experience. The exhibits are well done. The museum is quite nice and should be considered a must see when in Fayetteville.

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Raeford, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Great place to visit, amazing place with tons of history and the items on display tell the story of a lot of heroes.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Free to go through museum, fee for simulator. Simulator was short, and I'm not sure it was worth the fee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We loved our trip to the museum. Very stimulating for the children. Adults will need a second trip alone to really get the full experience and read everything

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Mohegan Lake, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

It was a moving experience because aside from the museum pieces and video lectures there were some personal items which cause you to internalize the heartbreak of war. It was a worthwhile experience.

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Warner Robins
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The information on "Blackhawk Down" was informative and the gift shop had lots of good stuff. The staff were extremely helpful and knowledgeable.

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This was a surprise as the museum had many amazing displays. We enjoy anything concerning Airborne and SF troops and the history. I was a sailor myself, but my children truly appreciate the US Army. I was surprised many of the items were located here and not in D.C.

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Additional Information about Airborne and Special Operations Museum

Address: 100 Bragg Boulevard, Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone Number: +1 910-643-2778
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Fayetteville
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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