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Veterans Memorial Hall & Military Museum

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We were blown away by the amount of items in this small space: uniforms, models, badges, knifes... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2018
Megan H
Sacramento, California
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Great little military museum

Lots of interesting items crammed into this quite small museum - I could have stayed there all day... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2017
Martin P
Shirley, United Kingdom
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9 N Washington St, Sonora, CA 95370-4705
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Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

We were blown away by the amount of items in this small space: uniforms, models, badges, knifes, machine guns, bullets. Amazing. Our 5 year old loved all the ship models. All past wars represented.

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Reviewed November 4, 2017

Lots of interesting items crammed into this quite small museum - I could have stayed there all day. The guide was a great old boy who had seen quite a lot of service. Excellent museum. Ask about the Hanoi Jane (Fonda) poster which is used...More

Thank Martin P
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Many interesting memorable military items. They are always looking for more military "things". You will learn more about the military performances in the different wars.

Thank maiyam2017
Reviewed August 9, 2017

My dad, my son and myself went there and spent about 2 hours going through the museum. it was very interesting. I highly recommend a visit.

Thank Fred K
Reviewed July 23, 2017

It takes a good long while to go through all the stuff in this building. If you're a veteran, or interested in military history, don't miss it.

Thank Retrohippie
Reviewed May 22, 2017

This museum is worth the time to see all of the artifacts from the wars and also to honor our veterans.

Thank maryhadreas
Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

I was disappointed to find a "Closed for Renovations" note on the door of the Veterans Memorial Hall & Military Museum, though the website said "Open Today." This is a meaningful tribute to the men & women who served our country during the wars. Opened...More

Thank ChanEvan
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Fine old building directly across from the Courthouse park on Washington St in downtown Sonora. Packed to the gills with local military items. Many books and information.

Thank Rayal50
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Unfortunately we got there with only 10 minutes left until they closed (at 2pm on weekdays), but it was fortunate that the docent was very accommodating and let us stay for a few extra minutes. The museum is free, but donations are welcomed. My husband...More

Thank Lori S
Reviewed May 25, 2016

We stopped by, not really being buffs of War or Military and came away with a lot of great historical knowledge of the local veterans and the military history in the Sonora area and also during the gold rush years. The docent explained many of...More

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