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Don F Pratt Museum, Fort Campbell

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Don F. Pratt Memorial Museum is an official U.S. Army Museum located in Building 5702 on Tennessee Avenue at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Military artifacts and memorabilia are available to touch and view at the museum which features interior and exterior exhibits that help visitors better reflect on military history. Included are helicopters, planes, jeeps, trucks, tanks, captured enemy weapons and equipment from World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf War, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. Artifacts on exhibit include a recruiter's jeep from the 1970s and items which had belonged high-ranking Nazi officials including Adolf Hitler, Hermann Goering and Julius Streicher, captured by the 101st Airborne Division in 1945 in Berchtesgaden. The main museum theme focuses on the history of Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne Division, but also visitors experience some of this by stepping inside a restored CG-4A cargo glider. The museum also has exhibits dedicated to the 11th Airborne Division, 5th Special Forces Group, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, and the 12th, 14th, and 20th Armored Divisions which trained at Fort Campbell during World War II. Using our custom trip planner, Fort Campbell attractions like Don F Pratt Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • A nice little museum indoors and outdoors showing military history of the 101st Airborne. Inside will take an hour. Outside will take maybe 30 minutes. Outside you can sit in a chopper. Inside... 
    A nice little museum indoors and outdoors showing military history of the 101st Airborne. Inside will take an hour. Outside will take maybe 30 minutes. Outside you can sit in a chopper. Inside...  more »
  • This is a good museum, especially for the area. If you are unfamiliar with Army history, this is a great place to get an initial glimpse into what soldiers have gone through over the decades since... 
    This is a good museum, especially for the area. If you are unfamiliar with Army history, this is a great place to get an initial glimpse into what soldiers have gone through over the decades since...  more »
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  • Very informative nice and cool inside
  • The museum has definitely upgraded since I first saw it. Great display of history.

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