Clarksville, Tennessee: Atomic Mortar and Hitler's Bowl

Worthy items in this military museum include Hitler's calling card bowl and walking stick, and an atomic mortar -- arguably the stupidest weapon ever created.

Don F. Pratt Memorial Museum

Address:
Tennessee Ave., Clarksville, TN
Directions:
Just south of the Kentucky border. I-24 exit 86 in Kentucky. South on US Hwy 41/41A for four miles. Enter Fort Campbell through the main gate (Gate 4). Stop at the visitors center for a visitor's vehicle registration certificate. Continue on Screaming Eagle Blvd/26th St., through two stop lights, to the 3-way stop sign at the corner of 26th and Tennessee Ave. Make a right onto Tennessee, and then a left into the Museum's parking lot. The museum is a large brown metal building with Don F. Pratt Memorial Museum painted on the front, Building 5702.
Hours:
M-Sa 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Closed Su. (Call to verify)
Phone:
270-798-4986
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Fort Campbell Museum has the Atomic Mortar

One of the acknowledged worst weapons in military history is now on permanent display at the Fort Campbell Don F. Pratt Museum in Clarksville, Tennessee.... [07/22/2007] Complete News Story

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