Chiriaco Summit, California: General Patton Memorial Museum
General George S. Patton Memorial Museum
The story of career warrior General George "Blood 'n' Guts" Patton is told. Roadsideamerica.com Report...
Visitor Tips and News About General Patton Memorial Museum
I visited in December 2011 -- very friendly people work there. I spent about 3 hours, since they had so much history inside and outside of the museum.[Monica McCormick, 04/03/2012]
This small museum and tank collection is well worth stopping to see. Located near the original site of Camp Young, Patton's WWII tank training area. $4 adults, discount for seniors, kids under 16 free. Open every day of the year except Thanksgiving and Christmas day. Many sites list hours as 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. - The hours are now 9:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.[Ralph Livingstone, 01/19/2005]
There is a huge relief map of southern California that, to me, was worth the price of admission to view -- a great discovery for desert rats like me. The map is so large that Mt. San Jacinto is almost a foot high.[Steve Yoder, 09/07/2003]
Unidentified vandals spray-painted anti-war slogans on the General Patton Memorial Museum at Chiriaco Summit, CA, last week. In an act apparently related to the conflict in Iraq, aerosol can-wielding cowards defaced 19 tanks and symbols of American military honor.... [03/29/2003] Complete News Story