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U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center

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Address: 950 Soldiers Dr, Carlisle, PA 17013-5021
Phone Number: 717-245-3972
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Very Educational and Interesting

The outside walk is a real trip through the art of warfare. Most things are interactive and make you feel like you were part of the action. I particularly like the trenches of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The outside walk is a real trip through the art of warfare. Most things are interactive and make you feel like you were part of the action. I particularly like the trenches of WWI. Plan to spend enough time to visit the whole place, inside and out!

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military-all over world
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great place to walk around, inside and especially outside. AHEC is primarily an Army military museum. Great stop if passing through Carlisle or for a longer visit. Army and history research--absolutely. Visit even if you are travelling through and need to stretch you legs and walk the dog--with leash and doggie bags. Kids can run free around... More 

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United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I learned so much .. What a nice place .. Take the whole family, My kids loved it ! The weather was nice every one enjoyed the inside displays and loved learning about all the bunkers , tank, helicopter also the walkway was very convenient for aunt Millie shes still in a wheel chair and had a wonderful day

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Franklin, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a well done center&museum.Lots to see&do. The shooting range was fun!Cafe has monster sandwiches! We enjoyed the inside. It was just too hot for us to do the entire outside that day. We cut that short.

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Thank cecustard
York, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never heard of this place until a friend mentioned it. My teenager loved it. Great interactive museum documenting the history of the army. No admission fee. Great gift shop. The heritage trails is unbelievable with the historical recreations and artifacts.

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Thank Jsc145
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My youngest son (12) loves all things military and spotted the tanks from the highway on our last trip through the area. We stopped this time and are happy we did. What a great place! There are both indoor and outdoor exhibits all focused from the soldiers perspective. My son particularly enjoyed the interactive exhibits-especially the shooting range. Outside there... More 

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Thank Michele P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great history of the U.S. Army with very knowledgeable staff and volunteers. Lots of hands on exhibits.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here and wished we had allowed more than 1 hour. We plan to come back another time when we can see the rest of the museum. Also, we plan on walking outside on the heritage trail when it is cooler outside. Our son is in the army so it was a very interesting place for us to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and I have been visiting this museum for years! We stop in on our yearly trip to see family up North. The walking tour is excellent with the best displays of military weaponry we have seen. Every year there is something new. The "Soldier Experience" inside is not to be missed. Wonderfully educational and surprisingly hands-on, this is... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love history this is a must go. They did a great job putting this all together. Very educational, some of the stories made me a little teary eyed, but I loved everything about the museum. It's free to go with the option of making a donation. Please if you visit make a nice contribution, you won't be sorry.

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