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This is a small museum but it’s packed with history and some incredible artifacts from wars dating... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2019
lm55417
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nice display of a collection of military memorabilia from the Civil War through today's conflicts.

This is a small collection from various residents and contains some fascinating memorabilia... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
rmcnamara2017
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Morristown, New Jersey
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

This is a small museum but it’s packed with history and some incredible artifacts from wars dating back to the civil war. There is no admission – donations recommended. We spent a little less than an hour there and took in a lot of information....More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

This is a small collection from various residents and contains some fascinating memorabilia - especially from WW II. Nice stop on a hot day in Red Wing.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2017

A lot of old military memorabilia, from weapons and uniforms to posters and medals. The focus is on 20th Century and later, and on American-involved wars. Even if military things aren't your thing, you're bound to find something of interest here. And you can't beat...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Numikins
Reviewed July 4, 2017

By chance we stopped in to this little museum. Impressive collection put together by local collectors. The WWII Hitler items were very eerie. Enjoyed talking to the gentleman staffing the museum. Very informative.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Tricia C
Reviewed February 20, 2017

This museum is on a small street in Red Wing and quite unassuming. You walk into the museum and are blown away by the memorabilia in front of you. I had a hard time getting all of it in as there is so much to...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank Julie E
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

The Aliveo Military Museum is a small museum in a storefront in Red Wing. The collection covers from the Civil War up through Vietnam. It's a must for history buffs.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank AngusDad
Reviewed September 29, 2015

While strolling the streets of Red Wing, WI we came upon the Aliveo Military Museum. The museum fills an old storefront building with artifacts, uniforms, documents (real & replica), newspapers & magazines, and explanatory notes (many on plain old 3 by 5 cards). We enjoyed...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank patnjoe2015
Reviewed June 14, 2015

This was our first time there! My son and niece really enjoyed it. The gentleman who worked there was very helpful and knowledgeable about military things. He was even able to answer questions about certain military medals and insignia that were my father-in-laws. I highly...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank NanLt8
Reviewed October 20, 2014

Who would've thought that a small inconspicuous storefront in downtown Red Wing could house such a great collection of military memorabilia. The collection spans from the Civil War to modern day military conflicts. Aliveo is a great place to relive history with newspaper clippings, uniforms,...More

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank txjsr
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