Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri: Military Museums of Fort Leonard Wood (In Transition)

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Address:
495 South Dakota Ave., Fort Leonard Wood, MO
Directions:
I-44 exit 161A. Drive south on the I-44 extension for several miles to Fort Leonard Wood. Once past the Visitors Center, continue south on Missouri Ave., then bear left onto Constitution Ave. for 1.5 miles. When Constitution Ave. dead ends, turn left onto South Dakota Ave. The John B. Mahaffey Museum Complex will be on the left, between Illinois and Nebraska Aves.
Hours:
M-F 8-4, Sa 10-4. Closed to public during Covid-19. (Call to verify)
Phone:
573-596-0240
Admission:
Free
Status:
In Transition
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Military Museums of Fort Leonard Wood
Three museums under one roof, all free. The U.S. Army Engineer Museum and Military Police Museum are both good, but the Chemical Corps Museum is what you want to see first. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [09/02/2012]

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Military Museums of Fort Leonard Wood

Closed due to Covid-19.

[Jessica Stafford, 10/14/2020]

The museums are open, but not to the general public. They will reopen to the public when the commanding general says that they can.

Berlin Wall slabs.

Military Museums of Fort Leonard Wood

Along with the museums, we loved that we got to see an actual piece of the Berlin wall right outside the entrance to the museums. Also across the street are a wide array of military vehicles. My three boys all loved it!

[Sarah, 04/01/2015]

Army Chemical Corps Museum.

Military Museums of Fort Leonard Wood

The Chemical and Engineer museums are full and interesting. The MP museum is ehh. The MP museum does have great merchandise -- as for the other gift shops, it's eh! Worth the trip and worth the knowledge of what the military does. Great place. Mr. Greg, the facility manager, and Mr. Stein are very sweet!

[Rshell, 07/17/2014]

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