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Fort Huachuca Museum - CLOSED

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Great museum for history of this area

According to locals, this museum was recently redone. Once you get clearance to get on base follow... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2017
socaltraveler2012
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Santee, California
Earliest Western Fort

This is truly one of the neatest Early West Museums I have ever visited. It was significant in the... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2016
Don B
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Apr 2, 2017
“Great History Lesson”
Mar 28, 2017
“Great museum for history of this area”
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This museum explores the history of the U.S. Army in the Southwest.
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Sierra Vista, AZ
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Reviewed April 2, 2017

The Fort Huachuca Museum is very interesting and informative about the history of the fort and the soldiers who were stationed there. The museum was recently reopened after an extensive renovation. The reason for the fort being established in the first place and the role...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed March 28, 2017

According to locals, this museum was recently redone. Once you get clearance to get on base follow the signs.. DO NOT ask for directions, we found that the two we asked probably hadn't been to the museum. backtracking to signs we found and visited the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank socaltraveler2012
Reviewed December 26, 2016

Stopped to see this museum and was astonished by the history. I have never heard of the Buffalo Soldiers or the fort. The museums are situated in 3 different buildings so do not miss any of them. Goes from the Horse Soldiers into today's function...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Jim K
Reviewed April 27, 2016

The Buffalo soldier museum. We went here with such great expectations! We were so very disappointed in this museum to what is such an amazing part of our country's military history. The displays were very nice, albeit simple. Info related to each display would add...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank KalicatID
Reviewed March 12, 2016

Fort Huachuca has played an important role in the settling of West as well as its strategic role today. Still a working military base, you get a sense of military traditions, parade grounds, well-maintained officers' homes. Some excellent hiking trails, where you may see a...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

This is truly one of the neatest Early West Museums I have ever visited. It was significant in the United States western expansion and protection of early settlers. For me, what I found the most interesting was the history of the Buffalo Soldiers, a brigade...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Don B
Reviewed February 13, 2016

First, make sure you leave time to get your photo ID at the entrance gate.....it's a collector's item anyway. Once inside the gates, you are in an active military base that is actually the central command for Army Intelligence (perhaps an oxymoron but the museum...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Philip C
Reviewed January 27, 2016

There are two small museums on Fort Huachuca. The main post museum by the old parade grounds is an excellent look at the History of Southern Arizona and of the Fort. I should think it is of special interest to African-Americans in that a portion...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Darius M
Reviewed November 27, 2015

Since the day of heightened security, a visitor has to "apply" for entrance to Fort Huachuca Military Base in order to see this historic site. The "jumping through the hoops" is a minor inconvenience. Exploring the Fort's history by way of its three museums is...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank mnhicks55
Reviewed October 28, 2015

This museum is small but has interesting and well-done exhibits about the history of this fort and the Buffalo Soldiers. The gift shop is surprisingly nice with a wide selection of nicer souvenirs. We drove around the base looking for the museum (signage could be...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Carol H
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