Chiriaco Summit, California: General Patton Memorial Museum

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General George S. Patton Memorial Museum

Address:
62-510 Chiriaco Rd, Chiriaco Summit, CA
Directions:
General George S. Patton Memorial Museum. I-10 exit 173.
Hours:
Daily 9:30-4:30 (Call to verify)
Phone:
760-227-3483
RA Rates:
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Patton Museum.

General Patton Memorial Museum
The story of career warrior General George "Blood 'n' Guts" Patton is told. He trained in this parched land, with his troops, as he prepared to invade the Sahara in WWII. Also: tanks. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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General Patton Memorial Museum

The museum exhibits its beautiful military uniform collection, tanks the kids can climb on, and educational videos. Cool air and clean bathrooms.

[Koti333, 01/08/2019]

Patton Museum tank.

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]
George S. Patton Memorial Museum

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]
General Patton Museum

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]

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