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Berman Museum of World History

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Address: 840 Museum Dr, Anniston, AL 36206-2813
Phone Number: +1 256-237-6261
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Hidden gem of a Military Museum

Right next door to the Anniston Natural history museum. Once we finished at the for mentioned I was told by the staff that we might like the museum next door. Did I ever... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Randy W
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Columbus, Georgia
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Columbus, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Right next door to the Anniston Natural history museum. Once we finished at the for mentioned I was told by the staff that we might like the museum next door. Did I ever!!! Lots of military history. Guns from numerous eras and artifacts to match. Small kids will be bored especially most girls. But if you are into Military history... More 

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Jacksonville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been here 3 times, each time with family visiting from out of town. They have all loved this place. The weapon collection is awesome but there are old west Remington sculptures and Asian treasures on the 2nd floor. You have to visit this place.

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Thank Michael A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this museum and the Natural History museum on the same day. This is primarily a museum for men! The guns, mortars, and other weaponry get your adrenaline going, but the Asian collection appears to be little more than an afterthought. If I may humbly suggest: 1. Make it an all weaponry/war-related museum. 2. Upgrade the presentation quality to... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The collection was started by a couple who both worked for US intelligence. They traveled extensively and collected art objects and small arms from around the world. There is a large number of bronzes by many artists, including Remington and Russell. Small arms included guns from the matchlock era through flintlock, percussion, and modern guns. The group we were with... More 

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Thank AL_Pete
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

There is alot of history to see here, and its right next door to the Anniston Museum of Natural History, so make a day if it and see natural history and mans legacy/impact on the world at both museums.

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Thank JamesDSparkman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This was an outstanding museum. Well worth the trip. Very broad display of artifacts, particularly weaponry. Amazing such a collection exists in the area. Allow about two hours to see everything and have a chance to read enough about what is on display to get an appreciation for the scope of the collection.

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Thank Charles K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I have never seen such a thorough collection of firearms. I am still in awe over what I have seen there. This collection is of the highest quality. I have never been to the Smithsonian but I would venture to guess that they don't have as complete a collection of guns. Extremely impressed. You can purchase your ticket for this... More 

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Thank scsorrells
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I do enjoy history so Berman was exciting for me. WOrld War 2 items are on loan and were thrilling for me. Very good exhibit.

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Thank Pat H
Anniston, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Unbelieveable collection, going back centuries. Weapons, Chinese ceramics, and contemporary exhibits highlighting moments in history. Especially good for young people to learn about history.

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Thank Josephine8647
Moline, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Whenever I was home and my sons were little we always went with my dad to the museum and now we still try to make a visit when we were there. Very informative and a nice selections of guns and artifacts. Truly worth the visit.

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