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Address: Camp Shelby Training Site Building 850, Hattiesburg, MS 39407-0001
Phone Number: +1 601-558-2757
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We are temporarily closed until 2016 due to construction for our expansion...

We are temporarily closed until 2016 due to construction for our expansion project. Please continue to check our Facebook account and website for updates.

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Thanks from New Zealand

Today 22/10/2016 we were given a very special tour of the museum because we were from New Zealand. It will not be officially open until Thursday. I suggest anyone in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
Simone T
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Today 22/10/2016 we were given a very special tour of the museum because we were from New Zealand. It will not be officially open until Thursday. I suggest anyone in the Hattiesburge area go and visit, you will be amazed. They are covering all the wars honoring the men and women who fought for our freedom. Thank you Camp Shelby

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1 Thank Simone T
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is one of the best displays I have been too, very well done! Too soak it all in allow yourself a couple of hours, well worth it.

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1 Thank 1darrell1
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Anyone living in the Hattiesburg area or visiting the area definitely should visit this museum! We were amazed at the amount of items on display. Our nine-year-old son loved it, there were great reenactments and very interesting things for them to see.

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Thank EKelley525
Mississippi
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73 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is a first-class museum. My husband was activated from the Army Reserve for four years before he retired in 2009, and he was stationed at Camp Shelby. I had the opportunity to take my grandsons who were 4 and 7 at the time, and they were totally memorized. It is not on as grand of a scale as the... More 

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Thank NiniMississippi
Houma, United States
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Best of all this museum is free(paid by tax payers and donations) and is located on an actual military base. On display are items from every war Mississippians have fought in and then some. You will learn how camp Shelby was an internment camp in WWII. Military equipment on many countries and time periods are on display. The place is... More 

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1 Thank Jonathan J
Lumberton, Mississippi
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

The Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby, MS is one of the best military museums anywhere. I rank it right up there with the National Armed forces Museum in New Orleans, and in some ways, much superior. If you have the least bit of interest in wars fought by the USA in the last hundred years, make time to seek... More 

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1 Thank HRD1942
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA
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35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

Very interesting, small but lots of memorabilia, fun to walk through, well done! It is a great exhibit, and free!

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1 Thank Daniela P
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

Surprising collection of WWII & other military artifacts and displays - tanks, helicopters, aircraft, indoors and out. Plan some time to spend here.

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1 Thank Dg39401
Foxworth, Mississippi
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40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

This museum covers a large range of history. We learned some history of Camp Shelby that we had not known. There are very interesting artifacts and the museum is well kept.

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1 Thank TSchae
Louisiana
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123 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

I have to give it the lowest rating because the dadblamed thing, which will no doubt be awesome when it reopens, is closed till 2016 but is touted all over the place and online so that one could easily not get clued into the fact of the closure. It's most of the reason we went to Hattiesburg in the first... More 

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