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82nd Airborne Division War Memorial Museum

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Established  1945
Director  John Aarsen
Founded  1945
Visitors  50,000 plus a year
Phone  +1 910-432-5307
82nd Airborne Division War Memorial Museum
Location  Fort Bragg, North Carolina, United States
Type  military museum, aviation museum
Collection size  5,000 plus 82d Division related items
Address  Ardennes St Bldg C-6841, Fort Bragg, NC 28307, United States
Hours  Open today · 10AM–4:30PMSaturday10AM–4:30PMSundayClosedMondayClosedTuesday10AM–4:30PMWednesday10AM–4:30PMThursday10AM–4:30PMFriday10AM–4:30PM
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The 82nd Airborne Division War Memorial Museum is a museum located at Ardennes and Gela Streets on the Fort Bragg Army base. Established in 1945, the museum chronicles the history of the 82nd Airborne Division from 1917 to the present including World War I, World War II, Vietnam War, and Persian Gulf Wars as well as campaigns in Grenada, Panama, Operation Golden Pheasant, Operation Restore Hope and Operation Enduring Freedom. The museum is open to the public but photo id and a vehicle search is required to enter Fort Bragg.


The museum grounds serve as a location for military ceremonies as well.


The collection includes light armor weapons, rifles, handguns, and uniforms from multiple eras including captured arms and uniforms of enemy forces including German paratrooper and Luftwaffe. Personal items including a name tag and military uniform belonging to Manuel Noriega, captured during Operation Just Cause.


  • Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
  • Douglas C-47 Skytrain
  • de Havilland Canada C-7 Caribou
  • Bell UH-1A Iroquois
  • Curtiss C-46F Commando
  • Fairchild C-123K Provider
  • References

    82nd Airborne Division War Memorial Museum Wikipedia

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