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Good history lesson. There’s a 26 minute movie that was good but very graphic- my boys were pretty... read more

Reviewed March 23, 2018
janice_foodie
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Chicago, Illinois
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Great Military Park

We spent most of a sunny September day visiting two national battlefield parks – Point Park at... read more

Reviewed March 16, 2018
RetiredTravelerTN
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Nashville, Tennessee
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America's first and largest military park is located just over the border from Tennessee.
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Lafayette Road, 1 mile south of Hwy 2 & Hwy 27 intersection, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
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+1 423-821-7786
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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

Good history lesson. There’s a 26 minute movie that was good but very graphic- my boys were pretty traumatized. My 9 yr old cried when we walked out. He got over it quickly at the gift shop, which had great items and a super helpful...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 16, 2018

We spent most of a sunny September day visiting two national battlefield parks – Point Park at Lookout Mountain in Chattanooga and Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park in Fort Oglethorpe, GA. The Chickamauga park is larger and requires some driving. We started at the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

We stopped by here on our way back from Florida.It is a nice park to stop by and visit though part of the park goes through a residential area.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This Civil War Battlefield brings the past alive! The Visitor Center is lovely, with a 26 minute film to whet your appetite. The Fuller gun collection alone is worth the trip. Friendly and knowledgeable Rangers as well as volunteers are ready to help and are...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the park. You are able to listen to what took place at different locations by going to there website. What we did was go to an area, listen to what took place, then got out of our vehicle & actually visited the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Rackongal
Reviewed February 3, 2018

Watched the movie. The rangers answered my questions. Great exhibits. If you love Civil War history and in the area, definitely stop. The Visitor Center is in the museum. Pull around to the left.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 25, 2018

This is a great place for some Civil War History, Highly Recommended. Gift Shop available and the sights are breath-taking.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank HypnoJimbo
Reviewed January 9, 2018 via mobile

What a great collection of Civil War History. There is also a nice movie and a HUGE collection of rifles.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

It's always interesting to see information or sites to tell you about history. Everything is very spread out here, so driving around it is probably the best way to see it all. Not sure if they have a tour, but that would be nice. They...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank mhindal
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Driving through the battlefield using the audio tour while waiting for the visitor center to open was really powerful. Then we watched the 30 min movie about the battle. This free attraction is right off interstate 75. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: December 2017
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parraboy
June 6, 2017|
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Response from 873jefn | Reviewed this property |
In three hours you could see a few of the main attractions, such as Wilder Tower and Snodgrass hill. The park is about 30 minutes from Chattanooga.
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parraboy
June 6, 2017|
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I was there in January and spent about 3 hours in the park.. t is possible to spend a lot more time, but 3 hours gave plenty of time to see the park and reflect upon what went on here. Stop at the visitor's center to get... More
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MountainCityMater
May 28, 2017|
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Yes, but you have to clean up after them.
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