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United States Army Heritage and Education Center

950 Soldiers Dr, Carlisle, PA 17013-5021
+1 717-245-3972
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Great afternoon with nice weather

We have enjoyed the center, but not on snowy, rainy or sunny days. The museum is small but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Culbertson, PA
A week in Carlisle

Visited to do some work in the archives. The AHEC staff were very welcoming and helpful. The... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
London, England
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950 Soldiers Dr, Carlisle, PA 17013-5021
+1 717-245-3972
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have enjoyed the center, but not on snowy, rainy or sunny days. The museum is small but interesting, and not worth a long drive just for the displays, but when the outside is temperate and not extreme, then it is worth the drive. Good...More

Thank bigdaddyhank
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Visited to do some work in the archives. The AHEC staff were very welcoming and helpful. The facility is a great resource for anyone looking to undertake military research. The canteen offered a good selection of food and drink and again the staff were very...More

Thank JASH09
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Spent all day here enjoying the exhibits in the center and touring the outdoor trail which includes many exhibits that allow you to have a feel of what some of the soldiers encountered (pillbox, WWI trenches, WWII training facilities, buildings, etc.). Hope to return to...More

Thank Will W
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Outside of town, not particularly easy to find, good for US Army research; plenty of parking; café on premises,, and of course, a gift shop

Thank murieljs1
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I have only been here a few times with my brother then he was off school. There is an age difference between us so finding something that we both like to do is difficult. This place though is something he and i love to do...More

Thank Kaitlyn A
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Interesting history and depiction of American military experience. Emphasis is on military hardware.

Thank George P
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Just of Interstate 81, AHEC is a great stop for the entire family. The museum doesn't take long to go through, and there are some great displays outside that walk you through the history of the Army. There is no cost and they even have...More

Thank MJK1954
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Just happened upon this but enjoyed getting out and walking the outdoor site. We did not get to go in as it was after they were closed.

Thank T G
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We love to take walks around the Army Heritage Trail. It's a one mile walking path with exhibits on US Army history. The Visitor and Education Center has a great "Soldier Experience" exhibit. My daughter loves the parachute landing.

Thank Vicky P
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We went to Carlisle Narracks for the annual Military Retirement Briefing. After the briefing we went to their Ocktoberfest and went through the Heritage Center. I could have spent a couple of days in the museum. There was so much to see and learn. The...More

Thank cjozefick
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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.