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HISTORICAL BASE

The Base and surrounding area are full of history by looking at the building architecture on and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dennis F F
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Camarillo, California
Museums are under a two year renovation so be aware

The facility and the monuments made the trip important even though the museums are closed for... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Joel A
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Norman, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Base and surrounding area are full of history by looking at the building architecture on and off the base and even the Veteran's Park in Junction City, Kansas. Didn't get to visit museums as they weren't open and only there because it's my son's...More

Thank Dennis F F
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The facility and the monuments made the trip important even though the museums are closed for renovation. We were told the process may last two years so be sure to check before you plan your visit with the expectation of seeing inside the museums. The...More

Thank Joel A
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This is a terrific military post that traces its history to the early Western expansion. It’s a wonderful old post filled with history with many historic artifacts. You won’t want to miss the burial site of the last cavalry horse named chief and the wonderful...More

Thank Don L
Reviewed 19 February 2018

A worthy visit. Home to the original Calvary - a great visit for kids to see. You can simply feel the history here and the 1000's of soldiers that have been through the buildings.

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

If you are a history buff then Fort Riley is a great place to visit. There are many historical buildings, statues and even an indoor and outdoor museum to visit. Great experience for both young and old. If you are hunter and fisherman, even more...More

2  Thank Tom C
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Fort Riley is a very historic place, former home of the U.S. Army cavalry school and currently the home of the 1st Infantry Division, Big Red One. The history of the cavalry is captured at the U.S. Cavalry Museum, where the history of the cavalry...More

Thank L9897XWjohns
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I was stationed her while in the Army from 1996-2001 and from 2007-2012. I retired from Fort Riley and still live in the area. We love it hear.

Thank TroyW1136
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very nice area to live and visit. I visit the Post quite often, and there's lots to do including various events throughout the year.

Thank Maslyn P
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Many historic old homes and in the fall they have a ghost house tour In Oct they have a festival to celebrate apples and apple pie> YUM

Thank Mary Alice S
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Fort Riley is a great Historic site to visit. The old stone buildings are a testimonial to how this type of architecture lasts. Lot's of history on this post, from haunted buildings and fields to some of the most interesting facts about the Big Red...More

1  Thank Kimberly G
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I'd say that depends on the MP's. It is Federal Land so falls under that jurisdiction - by law, it is not public.
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