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Address: 5634 C.R. 11A, Auburn, IN 46706
Phone Number: 260-927-9144
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Been driving by for years

I have been driving by this place since it was built never gave it thought before. Man what a mistake. This museum has many different vehicles, guns, uniforms, documents from ww2... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
retiredjohn60
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Coldwater, Michigan
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Coldwater, Michigan
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56 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been driving by this place since it was built never gave it thought before. Man what a mistake. This museum has many different vehicles, guns, uniforms, documents from ww2. There is also a second museum that has a large collection of unique carriages and vehicles from movies/ tv shows ( mostly 80's ) . We did have a... More 

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Thank retiredjohn60
Longmont, Colorado
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35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Guns? Check. Jeeps? Check. Tanks? Check. Airplanes? Check. Uniforms? Check. And from all sides of most any conflict.

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Thank Anthony R
Las Vegas, Nevada
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246 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting if you are a military buff, but I just thought it was ok. It is in the same building as the Kruse Automotive & Carriage Museum, which is cool. So all around not a bad deal.

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Thank Jola O
Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great display of military history from early WW I and II all way to Korean and Vietnam. Also a large auto museum within with cars such as General Lee, KITT, and Batman's car along with antique cars, trucks, carriages, Motorcycles. Monster Trucks and some race cars also displayed. Also had a large display of wildlife "trophies" from all over the... More 

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Thank held49
TIPTON
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75 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two museums for the price of one. The military museum is excellent, any history or military buff would like. A lot to see, so leave yourself plenty of time. The car museum housed in the same facility was a great surprise, lovingly restored carriages and custom cars by Carl Caspar, even the Batmobile.

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Thank Theresa V
West Chester, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

This is an extensive collection of military vehicles (primarily), but with plenty of other one of a kind military paraphernalia (from George Washington to George Bush era's). Interesting mix from all branches -highlights include General Patton's custom jeep, German tanks & halftracks, a huge painting of Hitler, and "model" Navy ships used (they are huge) for a Hollywood production. Plan... More 

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Thank Porthos7
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Took my great grandkids, they didn't want to go at first, I told them we would just see the Batmobile and then leave. They were loving it from the minute we went into the "Cars" entrance. Keep up the good work

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Thank Linda J
Monteagle, Tennessee
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

They have a lot of history there. It seems a bit empty in spots because they have to get the displays around, but what they have up is nice

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Thank Amber N
Beaver, Pennsylvania
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47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Was here years ago and enjoyed the museum, WHAT HAPPENED, it's a shell of what I remember. A lot of the stuff is gone ,and a lot of empty space and displays s p r e a d out , WAS a large room with the history of television, it's gone . Don't know what happened , but it's not... More 

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Thank buff52
Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

My wife, toddler, and I decided to head down to Auburn, Indiana, to check out the National Military History Center! It is right of I69 and is extremely easy to find! I used Groupon and for two adults it came out to be $11 dollars! Should have cost $20, thanks Groupon! Daughter was FREE, which is always a plus! By... More 

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