Fort Knox, Kentucky: General Patton's Death Car

The museum will satisfy Patton fans, with a collection of his personal items, including his death car and the collar worn by his dog. Most of the firepower formerly displayed -- some of it captured by Patton himself -- has been moved elsewhere.

Gen. George S. Patton Museum of Leadership

Address:
4554 Fayette Ave., Fort Knox, KY
Directions:
Take US Hwy 31W into the Fort Knox military reservation. The Gen. George S. Patton Museum of Leadership is on the northbound side, a mile south of the intersection of US Hwys 31W and 60.
Hours:
M-F 9-4:30, Sa-Su 10-5:30 (Call to verify)
Phone:
502-624-3812
Admission:
Free
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General George Patton Museum

About 90 percent of the former exhibits are gone. There were only about 5 military tanks or artillery pieces left on display. Unless you just want to see Patton's pistols and the restored car he was killed in, don't bother going out of your way.

[Jim, 10/03/2010]
Patton Museum Fans Vow to Fight Relocation Assault

The George S. Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor may not remain much longer at its current home of Fort Knox, Kentucky.... [10/01/2005] Complete News Story

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