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Marine Corps League NE Detachment Museum

1340 Alder Street, Scranton, PA
570-677-6188
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Ranked #11 of 15 attractions in Scranton
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- Apr 23, 2014
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New Milford, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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51 reviews 51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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