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Livingston County War Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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If you like to hear about any of the wars, these guys will tell you all about the families who had... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2013
CruiserIllinois
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Illinois
A great tribute to our troops

This began with the collection of one local veteran and has done nothing but grow and grow and... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2012
prototypecycle
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Troy, MI
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We are a hands-on, living history museum featuring displays, artifacts and uniforms of local soldiers from World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan. Our staff is made up of military veterans who are present to...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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321 N Main St, Pontiac, IL 61764-1929
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+1 815-842-0301
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 November 2011

This museum is packed full of memorabilia from all branches and dates of the US armed forces. There is a striking display of mannekins in different uniforms, and many educational and historic displays. There are many profiles of local heroes. The museum is entirely stocked...More

16  Thank Rosemarina
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Reviewed 4 February 2012

Wish I had more time; but enjoyed the rich hour I experienced.

10  Thank Judith W
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Reviewed 6 May 2013

If you like to hear about any of the wars, these guys will tell you all about the families who had soldiers in this war. Also of course they will tell you about the soldiers themselves if they have the information.

8  Thank CruiserIllinois
Reviewed 15 June 2012

This began with the collection of one local veteran and has done nothing but grow and grow and grow. The have 125 mannequins with uniforms donated by Illinois soldiers and their families. What a site to see - it is very impressive. Along with other...More

11  Thank prototypecycle
Reviewed 5 April 2012

Outstanding exhibits. Great conversation with the vets who man the "fort". I could spend hours in there.

11  Thank nairotci
Reviewed 5 February 2012

As the subject says, I felt this was a limited collection, but it is very well done. I was unaware of this museum as my goal was to see the Route 66 Museum next door. Personally, I enjoyed the War Museum much more than the...More

10  Thank illini61
Reviewed 4 February 2012

Wish I had more time; but enjoyed the rich hour I experienced.

10  Thank Judith W
Reviewed 29 January 2012

The war museum was very intreasting and it touched me in a way that made be proud to be an American. The guides were very friendly and it was very intreasting to know that some people live to tell about their experince in War.

10  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 25 January 2012

Families from the Veteran's have donated items to make this museum very personal to the people of the area, but it also tells a general story of towns like Pontiac all over the country.

11  Thank LV821
Reviewed 3 November 2011

This museum is packed full of memorabilia from all branches and dates of the US armed forces. There is a striking display of mannekins in different uniforms, and many educational and historic displays. There are many profiles of local heroes. The museum is entirely stocked...More

16  Thank Rosemarina
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