Visit the Fort Leonard Wood Museum Complex!
The Fort Leonard Wood Area is packed with military history. The John B. Mahaffey Museum complex features a wide variety of different military installations. If you're visiting Fort Leonard Wood and would like to learn about some military history, the Fort Leonard Wood Museum Complex is free to visit. Read on to learn more about Military Museums in Fort Leonard Wood.
Fort Leonard Wood Museum Complex
495 S Dakota Avenue, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
Open 8:00 am - 4:00pm Monday - Friday
The John B. Mahaffey Museum Complex is comprised of six self-guided tours.
1) Memorial Grove Park By Museum, Fort Leonard Wood, MO
You can visit the grove just about any time of day when the weather is nice and you will see people of all ages paying homage to our Regiment’s heroes as well as all MPs past, present, and future. The MPRA’s effort to call attention to the men and women of our ranks has really paid off. There is no doubt that Memorial Grove has truly become a place of remembrance.
2) Military Police Corps Museum
This mission of the Military Police Corps Museum is to preserve the history of the MP Corps. Throughout the museum, you will find interactive displays, authentic audio recordings, and artifacts.
3) Engineer Corps Museum
The Corps history dates to the Revolutionary War and showcases dioramas, artifacts, and other displays.
4) Military Vehicle Complex
The Military Vehicle complex displays various military vehicles and equipment, along with a brief history of each item.
5) WWII Mobilization Area
The WWII Mobilization Area features WWII era buildings including barracks, a mess hall, and chapel. Many of the buildings on-premise are open for a self-guided walking tour. The history of this installation allows you to experience what the life of a Soldier at Fort Leonard Wood would be like.
#6 Chemical Corps MuseumEstablished following World War I, The Chemical Corps Museum displays over 6,000 artifacts and lifelike displays that focus on the history of biological, radiological, and chemical warfare. This is a very fascinating museum.
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