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Currahee Military Museum

160 N. Alexander Street, Toccoa, GA 30577
+1 706-282-5055
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Nice slice of history

I really did not expect much walking in, we just stopped because one of the boys asked. The lady... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
midnite_trouble
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Augusta, Georgia
Fantastic site

I visited Camp Toccoa at Currahee to watch the 2017 total solar eclipse and was most surprised to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JNFII
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Stamford, Connecticut
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Currahee Military Museum, in historic downtown Toccoa's restored train depot,is home to the WWII history of approximately 18,000 soldiers that trained at Camp Toccoa to become paratroopers. Located in the museum is a horse stable, built in Aldbourne, England in 1922 that served as housing for Able and Easy Companies of the 506th PIR prior to and after D-Day 1944. History of 501st, 506th, 511th and 517th Paratrooper Infantry Regiments is on display for visitors seven days a week.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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160 N. Alexander Street, Toccoa, GA 30577
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+1 706-282-5055

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I really did not expect much walking in, we just stopped because one of the boys asked. The lady (she was fairly older) at the front desk near drove us mad...I seriously felt the urge to try to help her with the credit card machine....More

Thank midnite_trouble
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Camp Toccoa at Currahee to watch the 2017 total solar eclipse and was most surprised to find the original training site of the 101st airborne division in WWII. There's not much left but a small group of people are quickly raising money to...More

Thank JNFII
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We recommend this museum to WW2 and Army Airborne enthusiasts. Also we were impressed by the detail and personal stories presented. They also have a good collection of WW2 weapons from several nations. There is a great gift shop with items we have not seen...More

Thank B632CDdanielc
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This is a "must-see" if you have seen the "BAND of BROTHERS" series on TV. The exhibit will have so much more meaning. Military buffs will also enjoy the exhibits. It was interesting to see that some of the equipment used by WW II soldiers...More

Thank JOHN L
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I took my son to this when he was visiting. He is a history buff and I am a veteran. Had a great time and spent over 2 hours there. Met a father and son. The father was WW II and the son was Vietnam...More

Thank 362kennethv
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Made a July 4th day trip to visit the Currahee Military Museum and it was well worth it. The museum is very well done and the staff was courteous and helpful. The amount of military artifacts is staggering and much is real actual period items...More

Thank Randall F
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This museum was a nice place to visit. They had a lot of military items that people donated to the museum. The museum houses an actual stable that the paratroopers stayed in before & after D-Day. People need to watch the movie The Band of...More

Thank sandy_jones47
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the Simmons Bond B&B in Toccoa and was told about the museum. I wasn't aware that it existed but and we spent over three hours going through the museum which covers the towns history but also the parachute training center that was at...More

Thank BRecord
Reviewed 21 May 2017

It's been awhile since I've visited the museum in Toccoa but it is a real treat if you're interested in WWII or HBO's "Band of Brothers" series. In the BoBs series, the main characters from Easy Company trained in Toccoa, GA. In the museum, they...More

Thank jerrywbryson
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Part of the museum was local info only. The Military history part took up the most room. Many artifacts along with letters, memorabilia, photos of the first airborne soldiers. The stable was amazing.

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bolickp
20 March 2017|
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Response from dufous | Reviewed this property |
yes, but if you drive up I recommend an SUV or other vehicle with high ground clearance...a really rough ride. You can park about 50 yards from the summit. We went up in pre-dawn darkness and watched the sun come up and... More
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Aimeemegahee
30 March 2015|
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Response from BJCarlan | Property representative |
Yes, for operating cost for the museum. Adults $10, Students $3, Children 6 and under, members, WWII Veterans, and active military are free. Groups of 10 or more $8 each, educational groups $2 each. Thanks for inquiring... More
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