You may not expect it in a small Wyoming town so close to Yellowstone National Park, but the National Museum of Military Vehicles is our nation's premier, world-class military history museum. We’re dedicated to honoring the service and sacrifice of veterans and their families and active-duty servicemen and women. We tell their stories in three major galleries through immersive exhibits focusing currently on World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The 160,000 sq. foot Museum currently displays the world’s largest private collection of over 500 fully restored military vehicles. Also, the Museum presents a historically significant major firearms collection that includes the fully authenticated musket that fired the first shot in the Revolutionary War Battle of Bunker Hill. And the Museum continues to grow with its recent opening of The Canteen (food court) and Assembly Hall in the new Poolaw Building. Admission is FREE to veterans and active-duty servicemen and women.
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6419 US Highway 26, Dubois, WY 82513-9517
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- A must see!Absolutely amazing private museum of military vehicles with exhibits focusing on WWII through Vietnam. Veterans get in free! Cute restaurant. There are tours, one in the morning, one in the afternoon (lunch available there). There is a gun vault with amazing pieces chronically presented including a piece of likely every Winchester ever produced. A must see!Visited February 2023Traveled as a coupleWritten February 20, 2023
- Military Musuem visitAWESOME!!!! 2nd visit there and each time we had a group of 3. If ya really really want to soak it all in: Plan on 2 days, split it up into a morning or afternoon visit. Take the tour (free and available at 10 am and 1 pm ish). Suggestion is get there when it opens, take the tour but keep to just WW2 section for perusing. Grab a bite at the Canteen (right next door in Poolaw building). Food is great and reasonable. Then plan on coming back the next day, admission is good for two days and hit up Dubois for some sort of outdoor afternoon fun. Go back the following day and finish up the rest of the Museum exhibits (Korea and Vietnam and earlier time frame exhibits). Food is sandwiches, salads, wraps and ice creamVisited March 2023Written March 9, 2023
- Spectacular visitThis museum is a must see! It is so thoughtfully put together and extremely informative. I feel so lucky to have this amazing collection so close to home. The staff and the owner are spectacular people. We opted to stay the night in Dubois and had a blast. There were 19 of us. We stayed at the Stagecoach and enjoyed some drinks at the local bar a couple of doors down. We were as so very pleased with the museum and I think we all had different favorite parts. Kudos to all of the staff and the owner for keeping history alive!Visited March 2023Written March 13, 2023
- An Amazing ExhibitThis is an unbelievable facility containing exhibits of military weaponry and vehicles from early American times through all of her wars. The interior of this large hall contains numerous exhibits keyed to particular times in history. It is all very clean and well organized. In exterior displays are numerous vehicles under cover as well as a bone yard of equipment ready to be restored. We were fortunate to be there when a guided tour of the Korean and Vietnam conflicts was presented. We were guided by an Assistant Curator, Hank Wilcox, who did an amazing job. He was very knowwledgeable and friendly. We highly recommend this attraction and Mr Wilcox in particular.Visited July 2023Written July 17, 2023
- Can’t miss this one!Amazing place to visit! We took our grandsons, 15, 12 and 7. They couldn’t stop talking about all the things they’ve been wanting to see and actually got to see at the museum. So much more than just vehicles. Well thought out floor plan. Much more than we expected. This is a must see if you are in the area!Visited July 2023Written July 20, 2023
- Fantastic Experience & History! A “Must See to Believe”. Comparable to Smithsonian museums!Wow - such an incredible experience! This was our third visit & every time gets better. Love the history & scenery as you explore history through military actions that happened. The incredible hard work to make this happen is impressive! Thank you for a great resource in our area.Visited July 2023Traveled with friendsWritten July 29, 2023
- Proud to be an AmericanIf you have an interest in firearms and military weapons, you will never spend a more informed 3-4 hours in your life. This was our second trip to the museum and it was just as interesting as the first time. I have suggested this museum to numerous people and they have never been disappointed. This collection and the display of each item and vehicles is so carefully done, you will be amazed. The weapons collection, while not huge, is certainly significant and has items that were key to not only western America but to the history of the U.S. itself: to include the flintlock that fired the first shot of the revolutionary war and a Colt revolver owned by Wyatt Earp. They could charge three times as much for entry (veterans are free) and it would be worth every penny. DO NOT MISS THIS PLACE!Visited September 2023Traveled as a coupleWritten October 3, 2023
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- Wed - Sun 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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