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Don F Pratt Museum, Fort Campbell

4.3
#60 of 125 in Museums in Kentucky
Must see · Specialty Museum · Museum
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.
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  • The Pratt museum was truly impressive. The displays were excellent. The I'm formation about each item was both concise and informative,. On the surface the musuem looks small but check out the...  more »
  • If you do not have a military ID to get access to Ft. Campbell, the guards will direct you to the gate that has a visitor center. There is no charge for the museum, just have to be able to get on...  more »
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  • Awesome museum. You have to get a visitors pass at gate 4 to get in but it is worth it. Nice static displays out side of helicopters and planes along with some guns and vehicles. Check it out.
  • Always great place to stop. Lots to learn. We always walk over the memorial area and pay respects to those lost during a tour. Especially my husband's 2010-2011 in Afghanistan.

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