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Idaho Military History Museum, Boise

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The Idaho Military History Museum, located at Gowen Field near Boise, Idaho, features exhibits relating to every branch of the service and each war in which Idahoans have served from the Spanish–American War onwards; the Farragut Naval Training Station (now Farragut State Park, Idaho's largest), Gowen Field itself, the Medal of Honor exhibit, and the well-traveled USS Boise (CL-47) are in particular of local provenance and interest.
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  • If in the neighborhood of the airport and looking for an hour or so to do something different, stop here. Some planes, some tanks, weapons and uniforms at this free museum.  more »
  • Great military museum focused on Idaho's participants in military conflicts from the Civil War to present. Staff was extremely personable and knowledgeable. Displays had enough artifacts for each...  more »
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  • Great place to view Idaho's place in military history, really brings the fight to a local relation.
  • Some very interesting equipment here! Easily the prettiest is the F-86A Sabre, but all the aircraft are great. Artillery pieces are good, too. Tanks as far back as an M4-A3 Sherman, at least. Well worth the visit!

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