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Mississippi Armed Forces Museum

1001 Lee Avenue W., Building 850, Hattiesburg, MS 39407
+1 601-558-2757
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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... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
Simone T
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Auckland, New Zealand
1st Class!

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

Reviewed 5 September 2016
1darrell1
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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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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  • Very good6%
  • Average3%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1001 Lee Avenue W., Building 850, Hattiesburg, MS 39407
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+1 601-558-2757
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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...More

2  Thank Simone T
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.

1  Thank 1darrell1
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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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...More

Thank NiniMississippi
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...More

2  Thank Jonathan J
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...More

2  Thank HRD1942
Reviewed 16 December 2015

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

1  Thank Daniela P
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.

1  Thank Dg39401
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.

1  Thank TSchae
Reviewed 8 July 2015

I enjoyed this museum so much, I went back again. There are a number of tanks and various vehicles displayed outside, but the displays inside are the best. This museum does a great job displaying the military history of Mississippi and it's people. Highly recommended....More

1  Thank ybnorml
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