Interactive Galleries

With thousands of artifacts, monuments, interactive exhibits and video presentations on display, the National Infantry Museum is one of the nation’s leading military history destinations. Visitors of all ages can experience firsthand the American Infantryman’s journey to defeat tyranny around the globe.

Immersive Attractions

In addition to preserving the priceless legacy of the U.S. Army Infantryman, this world-class facility provides unique recreational opportunities for guests to enjoy. See a military documentary on the Giant Screen Theater, take a shot at the Combat Simulators or grab a bite at the Theater concessions during your visit.

Illuminating Events

Since opening in 2009, the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center has proven itself to be Columbus’s premier venue for events. Our 190,000-square-foot facility can accommodate a wide variety of public and private events, from day-long corporate meetings to dreamy weddings in our Grand Hall!

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NIM Logo_72dpiTHE MISSION

The National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center opened in 2009 with one guiding mission: to honor the legacy and valor of the U.S. Army Infantryman.

EDUCATION

Telling the story of our nation’s past with the latest in technological innovation. Customizable tour packages available for students of all ages, servicemembers, church groups, scouts, military reunions and more.

PRESERVATION

In addition to more than 70,000 artifacts, the museum campus is also home to World War II Company Street, Vietnam Memorial Plaza – featuring the Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall – and the Global War on Terrorism Memorial.

ATTRACTIONS

Offering the best opportunities for patriotic family fun, visitors can enjoy films on Giant Screen Theater, Combat Simulators, the Fife & Drum Restaurant and Bar, and a wide variety of annual community-wide events!

NEWS FROM THE FRONT LINE

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The National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center honors the courage and sacrifice of the United State

Support our Veterans and get a Huey Helicopter ride experience‼Friends of Army Aviation will offer a limited number of rides to the public. Come down to the National Infantry Museum on Wednesday, October 5th from 11am-1pm‼ See flyer for more details.#military #usarmy #militarymuseum ... See MoreSee Less
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BATTLE DAMAGED M16A4 RIFLEOn 11 April 2003 in Baghdad, Iraq, 1LT Mark Chaney was wounded when an AK-47 round "actually struck the lower receiver on my M16A4 rifle, near the safety selector switch, and tore a hole in that part of the weapon." #NIMonDisplay #army #military #militarymuseum #museum ... See MoreSee Less
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Infantry Gifts is a gift shop located within the National Infantry Museum. They sell military tactical gear, boots, home décor, apparel for the family, gifts, souvenirs, and so much more! They are Veteran owned, proudly serving the Fort Benning and Columbus, GA communities. Learn more at infantrygifts.com #columbusga #columbusgachamberofcommerce #wedoamazing #amazingcolumbusga #businessoftheweek #ColumbusGaChamber #chamberofcommerce #fortbenning ... See MoreSee Less
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#OTD Members of the U.S. Army’s Black Knight Troop were attacked at Combat Outpost Keating by more than 300 well-armed Taliban soldiers in Nuristan, Afghanistan in 2009. The deadly attack on October 3rd led to the deaths of 8 U.S. Army servicemen and wounded another 22. Thirty-seven Army Commendation Medals with “V” for valor devices, 27 Purple Hearts, 21 Bronze Stars, and 9 Silver Stars would be awarded to the U.S. Army soldiers who had fought at COP Keating. ... See MoreSee Less
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RPK SQUAD LIGHT MACHINE GUNChambered in the same 7.62x39mm cartridge as the AKM, the RPK has a cyclic rate of 600 rounds per minute and uses detachable box or drum magazines. #NIMonDisplay #army #military #militarymuseum #museum ... See MoreSee Less
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