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!

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

Come out and enjoy a light breakfast and vintage craft on Saturday, February 11 from 9:00am to 11:30am at the WWII Mess Hall located on WWII Company Street at the National Infantry Museum.The cost is $20 per person. Reservations are required, get your tickets at this link:campscui.active.com/orgs/NationalInfantryMuseumFoundationInc?season=3211844Email: campdirector@nationalinfantryfoundation.org for more information. #valentines #valentinesgift #valentine ... See MoreSee Less
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January 27th was chosen as Holocaust Remembrance Day to commemorate the date the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, the largest Nazi death camp, was liberated by the Red Army in 1945.A special exhibit located inside the World at War gallery at the NIM, Uncovering the Holocaust, discusses the unspeakable atrocities that over eight million Jews and others suffered, as well as the heroic actions of the Soldiers who liberated survivors from Nazi concentration camps.The exhibit can be found in the National Infantry Museum's gallery A World Power: 1920-1947. #NationalInfantryMuseum #history #military #army #historymuseum #museum #worldwartwo ... See MoreSee Less
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D 1-19 & 2-58 Graduation Livestream from Inouye Field at The National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center at Fort Benning, Ga. on the National Infantry Museum Facebook page. Graduation Class photos will be available for purchase inside the lobby of the National Infantry Museum. The livestream is FREE! Please do not click on any spam links. ... See MoreSee Less
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WE THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR YOUR DAILY VOTES‼️We need YOU to help us win USA TODAY's Best Free & Best History Museum in America‼ Click the links below to vote! Everyone can vote once a day in support of the NIM. We are humbled to be nominated and honored to be considered one of the best museums in America, in respect of our mission to honor the legacy and valor of the U.S. Army Infantryman!Best History Museumwww.10best.com/awards/travel/best-history-museum-2023/national-infantry-museum-soldier-center-col...Best Free Museumwww.10best.com/awards/travel/best-free-museum-2023/national-infantry-museum-soldier-center-columb...#USAToday #USATodayNews #USAToday10Best #NationalInfantryMuseum #army #infantry #infantryman #usarmy ... See MoreSee Less
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#OTD in 1945, The most decorated man of the war, American Lt. Audie Murphy, is wounded in France.Murphy served three years of active duty, beginning as a private, rising to the rank of staff sergeant, and finally winning a battlefield commission to 2nd lieutenant. He was wounded three times, fought in nine major campaigns across Europe, and was credited with killing 241 Germans. He was awarded 37 medals and decorations, including the Distinguished Service Cross, the Silver Star (with oak leaf cluster), the Legion of Merit, and the Croix de Guerre (with palm).The battle that earned Murphy the #MedalofHonor , and which ended his active duty, occurred during the last stages of the Allied victory over the Germans in France. Murphy acted as cover for #infantrymen during a last desperate German tank attack. Climbing atop an abandoned U.S. tank destroyer, he took control of its .50-caliber machine gun and killed 50 Germans, stopping the advance but suffering a leg wound in the process. ... See MoreSee Less
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