Airborne and Special Operations Museum, Fayetteville

Airborne and Special Operations Museum explores the history of, and plays tribute to, the U.S. military, with a focus on its airborne and special operations forces. Embark on a self-guided tour to learn the history of these forces, from the U.S Army Parachute Test Platoon of 1940 to peacekeeping and contingency operations today. Informational displays, artifacts, and interactive activities bring soldiers' stories to life. The museum's "Descending from the Clouds" movie and Pitch, Roll, and Yaw motion simulator provide further insight into the duties of these brave soldiers. Spend time in the museum's lobby, home to the Medal of Honor Wall. Put Airborne and Special Operations Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Fayetteville trip itinerary maker .
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  • My parents and I drove to Fayetteville, N.C. for a day trip while I was on Spring Break/Easter Vacation. As a child, my father and his family lived nearby in Linden, so we wanted to see if we could fi...  more »
  • Detailed history of the role that Airborne and Special Operations have played in USA's wars and armed conflicts.  more »
  • The displays were incredibly lifelike and interesting. I can’t wait to bring my son with me the next time we’re in town. The museum is free (donation suggested) and totally worth your time! Kids will ...  more »
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  • Was looking for something to do while waiting for a flight out of town and this place did not disappoint. Great collection of military items. Only wish I had more time to spend. I was there for an hour and felt like I had just fun through the museum. Great place to spend the afternoon if you are a history person. Much better than I expected in Fayetteville NC! Hidden Gem!
  • This place is awesome. With only donations if u wish u can go in and see some pretty great things. Went here with my grandfather who was in way back and had a good time and heard some great stories I'd never heard. It'll definitely make you appreciate what others have done to keep the rest of the country free. Building is clean and staff is super helpful. And most days u can run across someone who sacrificed much of their life to keep us free.
  • A very good place to go to learn some military history. Lots of information. Very nice presentation. We will definitely be visiting again soon. Free to go, but they run off of donations.
  • This place is absolutely amazing. It is a self guided tour through the museum. There is no admission fee, but it is recommended that you make a donation to enter. Great for families or history lovers. Whether you are Army or not it is somewhere that if you're a veteran will touch your soul. Would definitely come back and see it again.
  • This was a simple well done very informative chronological order educational site regarding Special Operations and Airborne command. it went from the early Beginnings all the way up to the present day. Would have liked to have seen more artifacts regarding the Airborne side if possible
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