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Marine Corps League NE Detachment Museum

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Address: 1340 Alder Street, Scranton, PA
Phone Number: 570-677-6188
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Great place to take the kids

Excellent learning center. Took the cub scouts and they extremely enjoy the museum along with the adults. Employees were very polite and took time to talk to the scouts.

1 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Excellent learning center. Took the cub scouts and they extremely enjoy the museum along with the adults. Employees were very polite and took time to talk to the scouts.

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New Milford, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This was a stop for our visit to Scranton and we enjoyed it very much.we got a tour of the downstairs Museum.It has some interesting artifacts and displays of Marine Corp history.It was all displayed and organized well.If you like military stuff as I do then this place is for you.After our tour we went upstairs and had a few... More 

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Pennsylvania
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58 reviews 58 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

A must see if visiting the Scranton area. Amazing dioramas, a collection of artifacts dating to the beginning of the Marine Corps. Annual events such as St. Patrick's Day after the parade Ham & Cabbage, spaghetti dinner, venison dinner and the Father and Son Breakfast held annually on Father's Day, a moving Flag Retirement Ceremony in June, and many more... More 

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Olyphant, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

EVERYTHING !! The MUSEUM Is a First Class Operation , The MARINES , Family , Friends And Future Visitors Make This MUSEUM A Family Atmosphere And The Place You Will Want To Visit ! Everyone Loves The MUSEUM , Lounge / Bar , Massive Parking Area Along With Events : Too Many To List - Chicken Dinners , Chipped Beef... More 

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Elmhurst, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Neat to see the museum in the basement. Make sure you can get down to see everything.

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San Francisco
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

We love this place: new and old Marines gather here to exchange stories, build community, share a drink and build a very interesting museum on the history of the Marine Corps. I learned about the story of local WWII hero Gino Merli (the town of Peckville, PA named a street after him). When we left, I looked at the building... More 

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