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45th Infantry Division Museum

2145 NE 36th St., Oklahoma City, OK 73111
405-424-5313
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Military Museums, Museums
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Owner description: Military museum with many items from World War II.

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Osoyoos
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

There's not much to add to other reviews other than confirming this museum covers a large segment of military history, is super organized inside and on the grounds, and if one is fortunate to hit it on a sunny day like we were, it is a great experience…a little hard to find at first, but well worth the trip.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you like military history you'll love seeing the equipment they have on display. It's got a lot so you will enjoy it.

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Houston, Texas
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201 reviews 201 reviews
16 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I was able to visit this museum this week and thoroughly enjoyed my visit. It has numerous outdoor static displays of aircraft, tanks, artillery and other motored vehicles. Inside is a wealth of things to see primarily regarding the history of the 45th Division but also other military interests that have ties with the state of Oklahoma. I also found... More

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Mustang, Oklahoma
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My son is a WWII history fanatic and he LOVED this museum. There are a lot of memorabilia including actual tanks and airplanes that made his day. Admission is by donation.

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Lawton, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

My wife and I really enjoyed our visit. The museum contains a wide variety of U.S. and global weaponry and equipment from many different eras, which was fun to see. But it also contains large numbers of photographs of the 45th during different wars and training periods that were very illuminating. It's easy to forget those were men, not fictional... More

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Alexandria, Va
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I am a history buff and love visiting the smaller divisional or local history museums. The 45th Inf Div museum surpassed all my expectations. The exhibits we comprehensive, with enough detail to give the context and also enough exhibits so you are not just reading. The Bill Mauldin exhibit could have used a bit more explanatory text to explain his... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

If you are at all interested in military history, this is a must see museum! The gun collection is worth the trip just on its own and there are many more interesting things to see. The staff is very friendly and are well informed about their museum. We have been to lots of museums of this sort and is definitely... More

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The 45th Infantry museum allows visitors to get up close & personal to tanks, artillery, personnel carriers and aircraft. The military weapons collection is very impressive!

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is an excellent museum for those interested in military affairs and especially WWII. Where else would you find a mirror from Hitler's bunker, his personal copies of Mein Kampf, and silverware. Unbelievable such historic items from WWII are to be found in a free museum in Oklahoma City. Outstanding and informative displays. A must see in Oklahoma.

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Wewoka
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Well done and thought out displays. Many unpublished photos. Good static vehicle display. We were there during the week and were the only family on the grounds. Very close to the zoo and Railroad museum and not far rom the Cowboy Hall of fame

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