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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THE 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

The National Infantry Museum has been voted Best Free Museum by USA Today once again. We will be holding a celebratory cake cutting on Friday, March 24th at 12:00pm in our lobby to unveil the 2023 Best Free Museum sign.Read article here: 10best.com/awards/travel/best-free-museum-2023/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Did you know the National Infantry Museum does events and weddings?! On Sunday, April 2nd, the NIM will have a wedding show like no other! It’s the Bride to Be Celebration! To get tickets and more information,go to “Events,” at the nationalinfantrymuseum.org ... See MoreSee Less
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On Saturday March 25th, we will host a historical presentation of Operation Varsity. The original battle happened 78 years ago in 1945.The presentation will included WWII re-enactors, authentic WWII equipment, vehicle displays, and much more.Operation Varsity was the largest single day airborne operation of World War IIThe battle involved more than 16,000 paratroopers being dropped in and around Wesel, Germany.#warreenactment #warreenactments #WWII #usarmy #museums #WorldWarII #usmilitary ... See MoreSee Less
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NATIONAL VIETNAM WAR VETERANS DAY is March 29th, 2023We will have a special event featuring COL (Ret.) Rob Choppa as guest speaker.The event will begin at 9:45am at Vietnam Plaza (National Infantry Museum)#vietnamwar #vietnamvet #VietnamWarVeteransDay #vietnamtravel #historymuseum #fortbenning #vietnamwar ... See MoreSee Less
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Our museum has guests from all over the world, far and near.It is very rewarding when veterans of foreign war decide to visit our building. That is exactly what happened this past week, when 3rd Platoon, Bravo Company, 1-325 AIR, 82nd Airborne Division chose to have their 20th year reunion here.#usarmy #IraqWar #veterans #usmilitary #invasionofiraq #operationiraqifreedom ... See MoreSee Less
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