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National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center

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Museum is well designed, detailed and very enjoyable. The displays are realistic and the artifacts... read more

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Honoring the Infantry Appropriately and Respectfully

Many museums aim to honor or educate. NIM does both extremely well. No matter where you fall on the... read more

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The National Infantry Museum emphasizes the values that define the Infantryman, as well as the nation he protects: Loyalty, Duty, Respect, Selfless Service, Honor, Integrity, and Personal Courage. It preserves and displays one of the greatest...more
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Reviewed yesterday

Museum is well designed, detailed and very enjoyable. The displays are realistic and the artifacts are well preserved. The information is presented with no political agenda. Regardless of your thoughts on any military conflict, educating oneself on what occurred is important and this museum does...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Many museums aim to honor or educate. NIM does both extremely well. No matter where you fall on the idea of war, this museum beautifully represents the history of this nations battles and shows the utmost respect in honoring all of the infantry soldiers over...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are in the Columbus or Fort Benning area don't miss this museum.This museum tells the history of the Army's infantrymen. It has free admission and should not be missed. Expect to spend 4 hrs touring the museum inside and out. I have been...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They have artifacts from the Revolutionary War all the up to the modern era. First of all, I always am amazed to see how small people were long ago. We are giants now compared to them. Their Revolutionary and Civil War uniforms would fit middle...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Also went for Turning Blue ceremony. Excellent, informative, and at times touching exhibits of our history

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 81SteveS81
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So well done. I would recommend this to anyone in Columbus that hasn't visited it.....or anyone passing through. It's really really well done.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best Military Museum outside of DC. We have been multiple times and we are looking forward to our next visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank pstaten
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good exhibits. Palpable to see so many visitors turning blue, even other branch members. I know, one should not complain: But was security OTT? This being the only blue bolt in otherwise one's taking away breath experience.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful, well displayed museum. Every detail went into the exhibits. We plan to visit again. Loved it.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros 👍 Amazing historical presentations from pre independence USA to present day USA . 👍 Rare military weapons and vehicles 👍 Some aviation history and aircraft 👍 Plenty of parking 👍 Free entry 👍 Movie theater with military histories and popular movies

Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from 242PaulaH | Reviewed this property |
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Response from rmacdougall | Reviewed this property |
The Hampton Inn Columbus/South-Fort Benning on S. Lumpkin is located less than a quarter mile from the front gate of Fort Benning & just a few minutes walk to the National Military Museum (closest & only within walking... More
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WanderingBob2016 The Gulf of Tonkin incident was not false. Try studying history, rather than relying on leftist propaganda. There were WMDs in Iraq. See the 14 Oct 2014 New York Times article - U.S. Intelligence Documents on Chemical Weapons Found in Iraq. Typically, the Times refuses to acknowledge that the weapons found were not accounted for and weren't in the U.N.-sanctioned WMD depots. The Times never wants to acknowledge anything that supported the war. I helped the search for those weapons. They were there. You weren't, but they were. I was in ROTC during the late 70's. I was not allowed to wear my uniform on campus, unless we were in groups to avoid harassment and attack. As a kid, I saw the way leftists turned on our troops. They were disgusting. The war was lost in Vietnam due to a leftist Congress, not because of our troops efforts or the South Vietnamese themselves. If you have the guts, read Black April: The Fall of South Vietnam, 1973-75 by George Veith to understand why, I've read every book on the fall of the South, and it is without compare. There is no doubt that without our sacrifice to keep South Vietnam free for 10 more years, Southeast Asia would have fallen to the communists, and we probably would have seen a third World War. (You'd have to study history to know that.) McNamara quit because his plan of strategic bombing was shown to be a farce. He and Lemay were idiots. The war had to be won, as with all wars, the hard way, by infantry, supported by artillery, armor and air - combined arms. I'm glad your father and your son had the guts to serve. I've been to war several times and have lost many friends to war. I hate it far more than you do, since you never went, but I also know that it is often the only recourse for freedom and security.
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Response from Ronald D | Reviewed this property |
I posted a review @ the museum, which I feel everyone would find interesting and educational. I served 6 years in the Army Reserves. My brother served 13 months in Vietnam. Prior generations served in the military. My... More