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United States Army Heritage and Education Center

Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Great historical place.

Terrific historical displays inside and out. Take the time to soak it all in. Very friendly staff... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
indianapolis, in
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This is a must see...informative, educational and fun for everyone!

Absolutely make this a stop if you are in the area. The center is well done, easily accessible from... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David D
Wexford, Pennsylvania
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950 Soldiers Dr, Carlisle, PA 17013-5021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Terrific historical displays inside and out. Take the time to soak it all in. Very friendly staff. The guard at the desk was a great source of information. Outside is a good wall and very informative. Recrear uo nd of civil war thru current buildings...More

Thank indy6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely make this a stop if you are in the area. The center is well done, easily accessible from the highway and quite fun. Visitors of all ages can take-in the displays, presentations and general history of the Army. They also have a nice gift...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

The heritage center is a great place to learn about army history. The grounds outside have historical displays from an American Revolution blockhouse to a World War I trench to a World War II bunker to military equipment used during the Vietnam War. All nicely...More

1  Thank travellerfromatown
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Great place to soak up information while walking the grounds. A lot of area to walk through and feel as if you were there during our countries history. Kids will love it and a very inexpensive way to gain knowledge and soak up the fresh...More

Thank mrice13
Reviewed 5 July 2018

On family vacations I always feel the kid's should learn something. Well no place better than here. What a nice place to visit from the trail to the museum. We could have spent the whole day there. Many people walking the trail were older possible...More

Thank MDR2012000
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Really nice place..if you don't mind walking around. Very informative with great reconstruction of actual events. The museum is small but very interesting. Free to enter.

1  Thank William F
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I have been here several times. The inside and outside are Very Well done. There is a lot of interesting thing see and read. They stuff from 1700's thru modern day. I would Highly Recommend this place. It's a great place to take kids

Thank lieddie
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

We were traveling from reading to Pittsburg on a vacation and saw this from the interstate. We stopped to let the kids see the tanks and helicopters but ended up staying longer than planned. Enjoyable for both kids and adults. My husband and I enjoyed...More

1  Thank asnow815
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

This is a must see, both inside and outside. Free too. Allow plenty of time. Numerous outside displays plus tremendous museum displays and artifacts. Really makes one realize the sacrifices made by our military. Thank you army!!

Thank Frank W
Reviewed 13 June 2018

War College Graduation - WOW the Carlisle base was great, the history and tradition was on point. The base was well kept

Thank Gus2c
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17 June 2016|
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Response from Hawkshoe | Reviewed this property |
I would say to allow 3-4 hours total for both the inside and outside.
25 June 2015|
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Response from believefairy26 | Reviewed this property |
No, there is no admission fee. They do have a drop box if you would like to contribute to sustaining this wonderful exhibit.
25 June 2015|
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Response from tbips | Reviewed this property |
There's no charge for the museum or the walking exhibit.