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Mississippi Armed Forces Museum

1001 Lee Avenue W., Building 850, Hattiesburg, MS 39407
+1 601-558-2757
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Informative Well Documented History Lessons

My husband and I visited the museum and were pleasantly surprised. It was well laid out with great... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Leesville, Louisiana
via mobile

Educational and very interesting. Well designed and not just for military personnel. Great for... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Petal, Mississippi
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1001 Lee Avenue W., Building 850, Hattiesburg, MS 39407
+1 601-558-2757
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited the museum and were pleasantly surprised. It was well laid out with great displays and stories about Mississippi veterans and the part they played in the wars past. Also the vast array of tanks was very interesting.

Thank Holtee1
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Educational and very interesting. Well designed and not just for military personnel. Great for family

Thank 18jackg
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I went to the Camp Shelby Armed Forces Museum with my daughter and 2 grands, ages 17 and 13. Besides being a beautiful building and grounds, the museum is amazing. The employees were very nice and helpful. The museum is sectioned into events and so...More

Thank briddle54
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I just re-visited Camp Shelby on the occasion of their 100 Year Anniversary Celebration and made some time to check out the newly re-opened Museum. I really liked it before but it is great now! You walk through first-class exhibits that cover every period of...More

Thank BPinMEFL
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I took my 7 grandsons to the museum, ages 6 to 17. Gratefully, the exhibits appealed to all of them at their level of understanding. There is ample written information for older visitors, supported by excellent visual and media displays for the younger set. All...More

Thank Nana_JP
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Please take your children so they can learn what our country was founded on and how much we have lost for our rights!!

1  Thank Theia351
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Took a group of boys from church to this museum, one of my training grounds during my tenior in the Army. The boys really enjoyed all of the tanks and helicopters on the pads. We gave them an opportunity to read some of the signs...More

Thank Tyrone W M
Reviewed 13 February 2017

So new that parts are still under construction but it was still a very nice place to walk through. Great pictures and contributions from men and women who were from Mississippi. Plus they have a nice outdoor museum with aircraft and tanks from all era's

Thank ValYuliya
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby is a must see for anyone that has served in the military or anyone interested in military history. All of the static displays are amazing! The staff is very well informed and friendly. It is a great place...More

Thank Tammy L
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Our group thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this interactive and informative museum. A definite must see experience.

Thank April G
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