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U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center

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Address: 950 Soldiers Drive, Carlisle, PA 17013
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+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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Well worth the trip. Inexpensive and loaded with U S Army History from the founding of the USA up till present day

The USA Army Heritage site is well worth the trip. Inexpensive and loaded with U S Army History from the founding of the USA up till present day, including history of every War... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The USA Army Heritage site is well worth the trip. Inexpensive and loaded with U S Army History from the founding of the USA up till present day, including history of every War and battles e the Any was involved in.

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Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed this place. There are a lot of hands on activities for both adults and kids. There are both indoor and outdoor exhibits to enjoy.

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Carlisle pa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place to view army relics. The outside exhibits give you a great feel for each war...cant beat the price - its free, well maintained. A must see in Carlisle

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Thank P W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is a great experience and educational it has the history of the us military with a lot of exhibits from the revolutionary war to present day

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came for a lecture on researching your military ancestors. The lecture was excellent, informative, and very helpful. The presenter discussed resources available at the HEC, as well as what wasn't. HEC does not have personnel files on soldiers, it has a unit orientation, but some collections of the papers of soldiers often include some personal information. They also have... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our friends took us to the Heritage Center, promising that it would be a great visit - and it was!! The indoor museum and displays (based around the Life of a Soldier), and the outdoor grounds and trail with weapons from throughout history, are simply fantastic!! We ended up spending a couple of ours wandering through the center and along... More 

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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love to walk the grounds and see the various historical items they have. The library is truly awesome. It is really neat to touch a ww2 tank destroyer. The place is a must see just for a quite walk. When you add the history to the mix you have a great experience to think and enjoy our historical past.

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Thank Bones83
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not only does it look interesting from the road but the experience when you stop is great!! You can even walk your dog on the grounds outside. Stretch your legs! Inside is interactive & I really enjoyed learning about history that way. It was fun. I wanted to keep trying the parachute jump simulation! Actually going into barracks & seeing... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017

Enjoyed an exceptional day with family visiting both the indoor and outdoor exibits. Excellent walk through the history of the Army. Enjoyed the hands on exhibits with weapons and Soldier experiences in Basic Training.

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Slidell
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

We enjoyed walking the grounds and were surprised to find it to be a dog friendly attraction. We did not go in so my rating is based only on the outdoor portion. The trenches in the front were done very well. It's not a terribly long walk and there are options to shorten it. It gives an overview of military... More 

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