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U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center

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Address: 950 Soldiers Drive, Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone Number: +1 717-245-3972
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Weekend get a way

Great exhibits inside and out. Recommend a visit. And the best part is it's free. Really enjoyed the recreated trenches and army tanks.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great exhibits inside and out. Recommend a visit. And the best part is it's free. Really enjoyed the recreated trenches and army tanks.

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Sanford, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome exhibit and convenient to get to. For someone who isn't sure about the war, this is a great documentation of the stages of our military. Good recommendation

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I live within a half hour of the center and we decided to spend an afternoon there. We're glad we did! It's very interesting and well thought out. Also, very informative.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The outdoor displays are something to see. Reclica revolutionary fortifications, WWII barricks, log cabins, WWI trenchs, modern fortifications.Real cannons, mortars, tanks, helicopters. Self guided tour get up close and touch. There is plenty to see inside and people waiting to help you with your questions.

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Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit for military history. It combines museum type exhibits with a few hands on activities. In addition to the inside museum there is a large collection of military vehicles and other equipment on an outside walking tour. The location also hosts various speakers for various military topics.

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Newark, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

This was an unplanned visit as we were actually going to Hershey but so thankful that we stopped. This is a wonderful place where our rich military history comes to life. Our oldest granddaughter really enjoyed this as she loves history. The younger grandkids also enjoyed the interactive displays here. Take the time to stop here and honor our brave... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

cant complain saw this off the highway thought it looked cool even better when we found out it was free kids loved it we loved it we love and support our troops thank you for everything you do.

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

I took some out of town guests with teenage kids. We all had a great time. The outside requires a lot if walking. The inside has a nice interactive museum, a gift shop and a small cafe

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Lindenhurst, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

Great museum, good archives, personalized history of the US Army Americans need to see. Make sure you also check out the outdoor displays

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elyria, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Although our grandchildren live in town they had not been till we took them last yer. We took their bikes and they were able to ride the grounds, stop and play in the bunker, climb on the army tank, look out the look out tower and much more. They have many different forts, and huts that have been used thru... More 

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