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General George S. Patton Memorial Museum

2 Chiriaco Summit Road, Chiriaco Summit, CA 92201
+1 760-227-3483
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It's a work in progress, but worthy of a visit of military / history enthusiasts

Looking for a distraction on the path from LA to Phoenix on I-10, this might be just the thing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DJ-USA
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Raymond, Maine
Great Stop Just off of I-10

This was a great stop. The museum explained the part that Patton played in the training of Army... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melanie H
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Lake Havasu City, Arizona, United States
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Honoring General Patton's life and legacy, the Patton Memorial Museum pays particular attention to the general's command in the California Desert Training Center.
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  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“on display” (8 reviews)
“palm springs” (9 reviews)
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2 Chiriaco Summit Road, Chiriaco Summit, CA 92201
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2 Chiriaco Summit Road, Chiriaco Summit, CA 92201
+1 760-227-3483
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for a distraction on the path from LA to Phoenix on I-10, this might be just the thing. The museum is dedicated to Gen Patton, and the Desert Training Camps set up in WW2 to prep the troops for Africa service. At the moment...More

Thank DJ-USA
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great stop. The museum explained the part that Patton played in the training of Army Personal in the desert, preparing them for going to North Africa during WWII.

1  Thank Melanie H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is museum in the making. Clearly they are continuing to gather lots of memorabilia, that should be preserved. While we enjoyed this visit, we look forward as they expand to return someday. The collection in the tank yard is impressive. A must stop for...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Only my second time ever coming here but still spent a couple of hours in awe of all the old military equipment on display. The map inside the museum in unbelievable, just the sheer size of the area is amazing. He had a large part...More

Thank 10ringtraveler
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Drove a long way and the museum itself was nice but the area that had all the vehicles was closed to the public for whatever reason. Kind of a let down. Overall a very cool place off the beaten track.

Thank Christian D
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Folks, had a dear friend not driven me through the wretched desert heat to this place (and its neighboring tourist-trap restaurant and antique store) I would never have known it existed. Ever. And I like to believe I'm a strong supporter of our troops. Outside,...More

1  Thank Angela T
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Dropped by this rest area on the way back to California and discovered the museum. Did not pay to enter as we were in a hurry to hit Palm Springs but just walked around the exterior and saw interesting tankers and items from the world...More

Thank dynamic14
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Stopped on the way to Anaheim from Phoenix and was not disappointed. Stopped to stretch our legs, we assumed this was just a little tourist trap but came to find the area has a lot of history and the reason for the location is because...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We were headed from Los Angeles to Phoenix and ran into this museum. It has tons of interesting artifacts and one of the best parts is that so much is donated by veterans. Great video about the Desert Training Center set up there by Patton....More

Thank SueCrew
Reviewed 28 July 2017

My husband was very excited to see this place and the tanks they have there. Unfortunetly the yard was being redone and we could not go into the tank area.That was a real bummer. Other than that it was a very nice place to visit.

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Response from Noel E | Reviewed this property |
There is a fee to enter; however, if you're a veteran its free.
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