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U.S. Army Transportation Museum

300 Washington Blvd., Besson Hall, Fort Eustis, Newport News, VA 23604-1276
+1 757-878-1115
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large, comprehensive collection

The staff are enthusiastic and rightfully so. This is a very large museum with an extensive... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Scott F
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San Bernardino, California
Amazing Free Museum!

My in-laws went to this museum when they visited us this summer and told us we should go. So we... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
amgreene2017
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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“fort eustis” (17 reviews)
“landing craft” (5 reviews)
“horse drawn” (5 reviews)
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300 Washington Blvd., Besson Hall, Fort Eustis, Newport News, VA 23604-1276
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+1 757-878-1115
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

The staff are enthusiastic and rightfully so. This is a very large museum with an extensive artifact collection. Be prepared for a lot of walking! The descriptions are good and there is an acoustic tour that adds more detail. While there is a good description...More

Thank Scott F
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

My in-laws went to this museum when they visited us this summer and told us we should go. So we went! There is so much to see, that it would take hours to read and see it all! My husband and I definitely will go...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Took our children here(ages 2,5,8). All of them enjoyed it. We could have spent more time than we had. Lots to see including trains,helicopters and amphibious vehicles.

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Interesting experience to get onto base. Museum was fantastic. So much to see as well as listen to as there were videos to watch and audios to listen. Uniforms and equipment all throughout, and huge transportation equipment outside. Be prepared to take water to drink,...More

Thank Linda H S
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

I last visited this museum over 25 years ago. It is much nicer now especially that most vehicles are under cover instead of the open air. The dioramas in the main building are excellent and very informative. Plenty to see and read about for those...More

Thank Dale B
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

this is an awesome learning experience for ages 4 & up. Inside & outside exhibits. I took a group of senior citizens and asked ahead for a Tour Guide. He added so much more to the experience. Allow plant of time to enjoy it all...More

Thank JTSTours
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

This museum has so many boats, helicopters and other army methods of transportation. Many are under cover which helps if it's hot outside. It is self guided so you go as you please. very fun and different!

Thank cedartree2017
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Visited the museum while on base.Great exhibits inside and out. The museum is free they only ask for donations. Worth your while to visit!

Thank jsteve1240
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

My grandchildren ages 6 and 2 were shown this museum by their father who is stationed on this base. They enjoyed it a lot. I did not go on the tour, but did use the restroom and water fountain. They were nice and clean, and...More

Thank Bren S
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

So many items to look at, very nice set up. Learned so much! Great exhibits inside and out. Such a great variety!

Thank Toni T
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John C
7 March 2017|
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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
2 October 2016|
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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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jwb165
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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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