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U.S. Army Transportation Museum

300 Washington Blvd., Besson Hall, Fort Eustis, Newport News, VA 23604
+1 757-878-1115
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Very interesting

I was amazed to see all the Techno advancement s from the past 40's-60's, even some of those... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mission, Texas
via mobile
Fascinating and FUN review of our history

I honestly did not have an expectation for this museum. Family lives on base so we thought we would... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
300 Washington Blvd., Besson Hall, Fort Eustis, Newport News, VA 23604
+1 757-878-1115
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was amazed to see all the Techno advancement s from the past 40's-60's, even some of those prototypes were used as inspiration for the star wars movie. Amazing! I enjoyed viewing all the heavy transportation equipment.

Thank M3hunter
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I honestly did not have an expectation for this museum. Family lives on base so we thought we would take advantage of the free good time. Let me tell you! The only down side is that you cannot ride or get on any of the...More

1  Thank sonypepe
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Coming here was awesome, in town for my nephews bday and just had to come here. This was one of the places my husband was stationed, even though I couldn’t checkout the entire base, this museum is very cool! If you really read everything and...More

1  Thank aliciafurrow
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We were originally going to go to a demolition derby but were rained out. Being retired military I was curious about the Army museum of transportation. I'm thinking a bunch of trucks? Man was I wrong! There is a large building with dioramas from the...More

1  Thank USCGRetired
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This museum has a great collection of transportation history of the Army, being a pilot ny favorite part was the airplanes. I can remember going to this museum as a young cub scout and sitting in the little red caboose.

1  Thank William K
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The staff are enthusiastic and rightfully so. This is a very large museum with an extensive artifact collection. Be prepared for a lot of walking! The descriptions are good and there is an acoustic tour that adds more detail. While there is a good description...More

Thank Scott F
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

My in-laws went to this museum when they visited us this summer and told us we should go. So we went! There is so much to see, that it would take hours to read and see it all! My husband and I definitely will go...More

Thank amgreene2017
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Took our children here(ages 2,5,8). All of them enjoyed it. We could have spent more time than we had. Lots to see including trains,helicopters and amphibious vehicles.

Thank GatorTravel6
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Interesting experience to get onto base. Museum was fantastic. So much to see as well as listen to as there were videos to watch and audios to listen. Uniforms and equipment all throughout, and huge transportation equipment outside. Be prepared to take water to drink,...More

Thank Linda H S
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I last visited this museum over 25 years ago. It is much nicer now especially that most vehicles are under cover instead of the open air. The dioramas in the main building are excellent and very informative. Plenty to see and read about for those...More

Thank Dale B
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John C
7 March 2017|
Response from Mrs-Mr-Wiggles | Reviewed this property |
that's terrible. I'm not a representative of the museum and I'm pretty sure that I Ve taken for granted me having a military ID card. I also have foreign exchange students who have been to the museum without me. they go into... More
Rina S
2 October 2016|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
no you do not, it's before you get to the gate
14 May 2015|
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Response from Porthos7 | Reviewed this property |
Free. We planned on an hour or two, and ended up spending over 4 hours - there is THAT much to see, and well worth it.