Open Tuesday-Saturday: 9am-5pm; Sunday: 11am-5pm | Free Admission, $5 Suggested Donation. The NIM will close at 3pm on August 19 for a private event.

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Itineraries

With a collection of more than 70,000 artifacts, it is nearly impossible to see all of the National Infantry Museum in only one visit! Whether you have one hour or the entire day, you will walk away from your visit with a greater appreciation for our heroes in uniform and the daily obstacles they face to defend freedom. See our suggested itineraries below and download a Visitors Guide on the right. Remember, the museum is self-guided and you can explore at your own pace! Group tours are available in advance.

1 Hour Itinerary

Stop #1: Walk The Last 100 Yards

Stop #2: Tour one of the 6 era Galleries

Stop #3: Learn about an Infantry hero in the Hall of Valor

Stop #4: See a free film in the Infantry Theater

Stop #5: Stroll through the Solider Store and grab refreshments for the ride home or hotel at the Concessions Stand

Stop #6: Snap a photo at the Infantryman statue in front of the museum. Be sure to share on social media and tell us about your NIM experience! 

Half Day Itinerary

Stop #1: Walk The Last 100 Yards and visit the Fort Benning Gallery

Stop #2: Take a free guided tour of World War II Company Street. Tours are at 11am and 2pm daily based on availability. Sign up at the Info Desk in the lobby.

Stop #3: Visit the era Galleries in the Grand Hall and learn about an Infantry hero at the Hall of Valor

Stop #4: Have lunch in the museum’s full service restaurant, the Fife and Drum Restaurant and Bar

Stop #5: Stroll through the Solider Store to grab a few gifts

Stop #6: Snap a photo at the Infantryman statue in front of the museum. Be sure to share on social media and tell us about your NIM experience! 

Full Day Itinerary

Stop #1: Visiting on a Thursday or Friday? Plan to attend a Fort Benning graduation ceremony at 10am on the museum’s parade field. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Stop #2: Walk The Last 100 Yards and visit the Fort Benning Gallery

Stop #3: Take a free guided tour of World War II Company Street. Tours are at 11am and 2pm daily based on availability. Sign up at the Info Desk in the lobby.

Stop #4: Visit the era Galleries in the Grand Hall and learn about an Infantry hero at the Hall of Valor

Stop #5: Have lunch in the museum’s full service restaurant, the Fife and Drum Restaurant and Bar

Stop #6: Browse the OCS Hall of Fame and Ranger Hall of Fame. Don’t miss the Ranger’s Ranger exhibit honoring our local hero, COL(R) Ralph Puckett.

Stop #7: See a military documentary in the Giant Screen Theater  

Stop #8: Stroll the Soldier Store to grab gifts

Stop #9: Visit the Vietnam Memorial Plaza, Memorial Walk of Honor, and the future site of the Global War on Terrorism Memorial

Stop #10: Snap a photo at the Infantryman statue in front of the museum. Be sure to share on social media and tell us about your NIM experience! 

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