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U.S. Army Transportation Museum

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We have been to many of this type museum but this one is one of the best. First of all, be prepared... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tandhgoraj
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Swedesboro, New Jersey
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Wow! a "must see" museum; kid friendly

There is SO much to see in the Norfolk/Newport News area, so put this on your bucket list! Kids... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nancychef1
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Clemmons, North Carolina
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300 Washington Blvd., Besson Hall, Fort Eustis, Newport News, VA 23604-1276
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to many of this type museum but this one is one of the best. First of all, be prepared to go through security. You will need Identification and they will run your driver’s license number to ensure you are ok. They will...More

Thank tandhgoraj
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is SO much to see in the Norfolk/Newport News area, so put this on your bucket list! Kids will love it - trains, trucks, airplanes, helicopters. Lots of very interesting history. I enjoyed the exhibits about Afghanistan, since my son served there.

Thank Nancychef1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is so well presented and handicap accessible. "A night at the Museum" is the most well planned Halloween event that I have ever experienced. The volunteers really pull the audience into the time period. So very professional. I just cannot say enough about...More

Thank princess5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What I loved the most: the chronological order and flow of main museum. The main museum is literally a single “trail” that flows chronologically. The displays are fantastic, full size, and very well done. Free but there is a donation drop box. Very well done!

Thank mjacostausmc
Reviewed 30 July 2018

First of all I have to say my kids love this place. They get a chance to get up close to everything from Jeeps to Trains and they love it. The museum is kid friendly and easy to walk around and the best part is...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2018

This was a return visit -last here with the mother of our two grand kids - girls age 6 & 12. When entering the post, bypass the building that says "Visitor Center" an continue to a sheltered area where Military Police greet you. Adults will...More

2  Thank vtcc64
Reviewed 6 July 2018

We went to see a gun truck that was used in Vietnam during my tour there in 1969. What we found was a very well put together museum of military transport from the late 1800's until now. The various exhibits rival anything we have seen...More

1  Thank csjsail
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing place with great displays inside and out. Knowledgeable staff, many retired military. Close to interstate, shopping,hotels,food and gas. You will need military ID or get a visitor pass.

Thank pageant4u2
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I spent 31 plus years in the Army, and must say this is one of the best Military Museums I have visited. It truly sticks to the transportation theme, both inside and outside displays. The indoor museum is structured to take you from colonial days...More

1  Thank Tim R
Reviewed 18 June 2018

A worthwhile place to visit. The museum deals with the history of the evolution of the Transportation Corps of the Army. Among the artifacts is a gun truck used in Vietnam titled the Eve of Destruction and many other vehicles and trains the Army used...More

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Response from Mrs-Mr-Wiggles | Reviewed this property |
that's terrible. I'm not a representative of the museum and I'm pretty sure that I Ve taken for granted me having a military ID card. I also have foreign exchange students who have been to the museum without me. they go into... More
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Rina S
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
no you do not, it's before you get to the gate
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Response from Porthos7 | Reviewed this property |
Free. We planned on an hour or two, and ended up spending over 4 hours - there is THAT much to see, and well worth it.
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