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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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Highlight of Ft Eustis!

This museum has so many boats, helicopters and other army methods of transportation. Many are under... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Shenandoah Valley, Virginia
Great Museum

Visited the museum while on base.Great exhibits inside and out. The museum is free they only ask... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
Dayton, Ohio
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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 1 August 2017

This museum has so many boats, helicopters and other army methods of transportation. Many are under cover which helps if it's hot outside. It is self guided so you go as you please. very fun and different!

Thank cedartree2017
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Visited the museum while on base.Great exhibits inside and out. The museum is free they only ask for donations. Worth your while to visit!

Thank jsteve1240
Reviewed 25 May 2017

My grandchildren ages 6 and 2 were shown this museum by their father who is stationed on this base. They enjoyed it a lot. I did not go on the tour, but did use the restroom and water fountain. They were nice and clean, and...More

Thank Bren S
Reviewed 12 May 2017

So many items to look at, very nice set up. Learned so much! Great exhibits inside and out. Such a great variety!

Thank Toni T
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Personal bias: I work for a truck parts company who supplies the military... and am involved with commercial logistics. So, I appreciate what it takes to supply the warrior. And my interest level is unusual. This museum does a great job of showing the role...More

2  Thank bpritts
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is a wonderful site especially in heat of summer and chill of winter. Great history pieces that offers insight to military vastness that seldom receives just exposure. No cost, free parking and admission. Military vets provide docents knowledge a plus.

1  Thank donpipes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

the first jeeps (though they weren't called that), landing craft, trains, humvees, helicopters, wagons -- whatever it takes to move troops and their gear -- that's what you'll find here. Walk the grounds to see the equipment. Tour the museum to learn more. An army...More

Thank zethus57
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Taking grandchildren for a weekend out and about this is an educational outing. For the military minded people who would like to see how the military was before technology invaded the world,this a look back at yesterday's means of military transportation. It's extremely important for...More

1  Thank Linda H
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We go as a family about once every two years. Very interesting. As an army veteran of the 90's + I enjoy remenissing over the by gone army. Especially the vehicles located on either side of the museum, outside. Admission is free, they do have...More

Thank Mrs-Mr-Wiggles
Reviewed 7 February 2017

If you are interested in the history of Army transportation, this would be a very interesting museum. There are many exhibits throughout the history of our Army and many exhibits to see. However, for younger enthusiasts, it requires endless reading. There are many trains and...More

Thank TravelerTP
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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.