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Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Boy scout trip

Always love going to you Fort Knox. The Patton museum is always fun and is always a great look at... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
Charles R
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Louisville, Kentucky
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Very Interesting Pieces of History

I don't like war, but I love history...and if you love history this is a place to stop and spend a... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2018
Sunny S
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Museum closed to public for building and visitor access improvements. Re-opening summer,2018.
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

This museum is filled with Patton and War memorabilia, but it is an amazing place for a person to learn the difference great leadership makes in our society.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

This is an amazing museum with a historic collection of items from Patton and WW II. If you have any interest, at all, in history this is an absolute must visit. There are so many cool artifacts it is hard to know where to begin....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Here one can learn the growth of an American Patriot. You will see how any patriot can become a leader. Commitment, Service and Sacrifice

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

If you're at all interested in history and/or General Patton, this museum will be of great interest. Very well laid out, diverse and interesting displays spanning from Patton's boyhood until his untimely death. Hundreds of photos/replica photos and actual memorabilia - you are sure to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Always love going to you Fort Knox. The Patton museum is always fun and is always a great look at past wars and past situations. He has to get better before you go onto base which tastes like less than a minute.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Charles R
Reviewed October 4, 2018

I am from Europe. Liberated by - among others - the troops of this iconic American general. No way that I could pay tribute by visiting his museum. I needed to be "sponsored" by someone in the military at Fort Knox. Now that is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank loesje2010
Reviewed September 28, 2018

interesting artifacts about the General's personal life; that was it !!! I had hoped to see the equipment what his men were fighting with and fighting against. One lonely German StuG-III that was dug up in Northern Russia (were there none to be found in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

I don't like war, but I love history...and if you love history this is a place to stop and spend a few hours. They have everything concerning General Patton, including, but not limited to: boots, pistols, medals, uniforms, helmets, silver stars of a general officer’s...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sunny S
Reviewed June 26, 2018

FREE ADMISSION: First of all I am an avid fan of history, especially world history. I have driven along the path George Patton took during the Battle of the Bulge, i have climbed around Normandy and visited a many battlefield and monumnet. I love the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank AlabamaDynamicduo
Reviewed April 5, 2018

If you are a military history fan then this is an absolute must.Very well organized and extremely informative displays. Make sure you have photo ID for all members of your group. This is required for you to get access to the Fort Knox installation. The...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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29jennam
May 20, 2017|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
I've never seen an open tank there but there's been quite a lot of work there in the last year or so. There is still a lot to look at and plenty of static displays to see.
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t0m132
April 9, 2017|
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Response from Johnny_Gault | Reviewed this property |
No T-29 at the Patton Museum now, or anywhere at Fort Knox. The two examples at Fort Knox (I believe there were two, not sure) were sent to Fort Benning, where they are in storage.
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July 20, 2016|
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Response from wcarter13 | Reviewed this property |
Can do it in about 1.5 to 2 hours as we did as we were on a time crunch.
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