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Mississippi Armed Forces Museum

1001 Lee AVE W, Building 850, Hattiesburg, MS 39407-0001
+1 601-558-2757
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One of the best military/history museums you will ever visit

While it might not be the biggest, it is certainly one of the best. This is the military history of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Great Historical perspective ....on many wars

Small building hosting a wealth of info.....we were there for an 1 1/2 hours and had to go and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scottsdale, Arizona
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1001 Lee AVE W, Building 850, Hattiesburg, MS 39407-0001
+1 601-558-2757
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While it might not be the biggest, it is certainly one of the best. This is the military history of the State of Mississippi. This is located on the National Guard base Of Camp Shelby. Professional displays, knowledgeable staff and great displays both inside and...More

Thank claudel934
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small building hosting a wealth of info.....we were there for an 1 1/2 hours and had to go and hadn't made it to the end of WW2.....and it's FREE!!!

Thank corntrader
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing museum exhibiting the changing methods and machinery used by various military branches for each and every war fought by the united states. Included many different side lines, i.e. women's changing roles in the military or supporting the military, a walk through a trench,...More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited the museum and were pleasantly surprised. It was well laid out with great displays and stories about Mississippi veterans and the part they played in the wars past. Also the vast array of tanks was very interesting.

Thank Holtee1
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Educational and very interesting. Well designed and not just for military personnel. Great for family

Thank 18jackg
Reviewed 26 July 2017

I went to the Camp Shelby Armed Forces Museum with my daughter and 2 grands, ages 17 and 13. Besides being a beautiful building and grounds, the museum is amazing. The employees were very nice and helpful. The museum is sectioned into events and so...More

Thank briddle54
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I just re-visited Camp Shelby on the occasion of their 100 Year Anniversary Celebration and made some time to check out the newly re-opened Museum. I really liked it before but it is great now! You walk through first-class exhibits that cover every period of...More

Thank BPinMEFL
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I took my 7 grandsons to the museum, ages 6 to 17. Gratefully, the exhibits appealed to all of them at their level of understanding. There is ample written information for older visitors, supported by excellent visual and media displays for the younger set. All...More

Thank Nana_JP
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Please take your children so they can learn what our country was founded on and how much we have lost for our rights!!

1  Thank Theia351
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Took a group of boys from church to this museum, one of my training grounds during my tenior in the Army. The boys really enjoyed all of the tanks and helicopters on the pads. We gave them an opportunity to read some of the signs...More

Thank Tyrone W M
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