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American Heritage Museum

Closes in 13 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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WWII MUSEUM

Great place. Can’t believe there’s such a big museum like this in Massachusetts . Lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
paul b
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Acton, Massachusetts
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World Class Museum

If you are interested in American Military History, this is a must see museum. Especially if you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DWeso
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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The American Heritage Museum at the Collings Foundation featuring the Jacques M. Littlefield Collection is a history museum chronicling the fight of the American soldier for freedom from the Revolutionary War through modern conflicts and the role...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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568 Main St, Hudson, MA 01749-3027
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place. Can’t believe there’s such a big museum like this in Massachusetts . Lots of restored military equipment airplanes tanks motorcycles trucks . Great video presentations also .

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are interested in American Military History, this is a must see museum. Especially if you are interested in tanks. And other key military vehicles. This is a new facility, purpose built to educate and respectfully remember the sacrifices made by our military personnel....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The American Heritage Museum opened recently in Hudson, Ma. It’s part of the Collings Foundation. This museum is Excellent. It’s main collection are vehicles and tanks from WWI to today including German and Russian tanks. The videos used in the museum are incredible. An opening...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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collingsfoundation, Manager at American Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words and becoming a member! We look forward to seeing you more in future visits!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The museum exceeded my expectations in terms of items on display and how artifacts were presented. The staff were excellent as well. A friend and I visited last weekend and talked to several staff members who spent a lot of time talking with us and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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collingsfoundation, Manager at American Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and your review! We will be sure to pass your praise of our volunteer staff to the team at the next volunteer meeting - we couldn't do it without them!

Reviewed August 5, 2019

Amazing collection of armored vehicles in great condition. Some of them the only ones exist in the world. Looking forward to see upcoming expansion. Very knowledgeable and helpful staff.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank 238alexeym
collingsfoundation, Manager at American Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the review! We will certainly let the volunteer staff know that they are appreciated! Thanks for visiting!

Reviewed August 4, 2019

Great collection of motorized ground vehicles mostly from WW2. A couple of aircraft and a landing craft sprinkled in. This is a must see if in the area. Great for older kids that appreciate military history also. Young kids will get bored pretty quickly. No...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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collingsfoundation, Manager at American Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your honest review and visiting us! Though we currently do not have food or drink on the property, this is something that has been discussed and we may add more options in some capacity as we grow. The Hudson, MA downtown, only...More

Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

It's a great museum to come in. All to learn and amazing use of videos to illustrate about the wars.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank zuhairshahin
collingsfoundation, Manager at American Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and your review! We appreciate it and we are glad you had a great learning opportunity here!

Reviewed July 30, 2019

Out for a ride to wherever on our motorcycle and I happened to pick up one of those what's-in-the-area type booklets. This museum was listed and we had plenty of time. My husband has been reading about these machines and planes since he was little...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Cynthia L
collingsfoundation, Manager at American Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your visit and review Cynthia, your experience is what we hoped to accomplish with the American Heritage Museum and though we realize it can be emotional, there are lessons that we feel need to be learned through every exhibit. We...More

Reviewed July 28, 2019

Where do I start - quite frankly the best war museum I have been to from a pure experience standpoint. The exhibits are all parts of dioramas that not only show the machinery but where they fought, some with video and special effects displays. There...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Paul O
collingsfoundation, Manager at American Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Your glowing words make us all proud Paul, thank you! Our team worked hard to accomplish exactly that... make a world-class museum that becomes an incredible teaching tool. We hope you will come back again soon!

Reviewed July 27, 2019

The A.H.M. is by far the main museum, with the "Hanger" & "Garage" in two separate buildings. My visit was in two days-a Friday afternoon for 1 1/2 hours & a complete tour-10:30-3:00. On Friday there few visitors so one staff member gave me a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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collingsfoundation, Manager at American Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your very detailed review Jack - we really appreciate it! A few things to clarify for visitors reading this, the American Heritage Museum ("museum" in your review) is open every weekend to the public, the other two buildings the "hangar" and "garage"...More

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TouringTwoTimers
August 25, 2019|
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Response from hughjass74291 | Reviewed this property |
No on site facilities for eating. I plan to go back to see the reenactment. I talked to staff about it they say it is amazing. Not only does the museum bring out their tanks but many people bring out there own private... More
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June 18, 2019|
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Response from collingsfoundation | Property representative |
Yes, the American Heritage Museum now has a gift shop.
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