Iowa Gold Star Military Museum, Johnston

4.6
#42 of 56 in Museums in Iowa
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  • We were on the north side of Camp Dodge and checked out the tanks and plane there. See pics. The kids adored this. You can see forever South from this point! FREE! Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no s...  more »
  • Great History lesson. I was surprised to see such a nice museum. I had often passed the place but never went into the building. There were a few people in there ( I think a young military group) and t...  more »
  • This is on a military base so adults need military ID to get on base. Also, take the signs regarding seatbelts and no texting very seriously. Depending on when you are present, there may be a fair num...  more »
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  • Very impressive. The people that work there are very knowledgeable and helpful! Definitely worth the trip!
  • Nothing that will blow you away, but they have a good selection of models and books. There are some pretty cool presenters that will come in some weekends and let you hold a gun or grenade.
  • For a somewhat limited space, they managed to contain a lot of intricate displays with great interactivity. Kids will probably love it, but I go by myself to really explore. The volunteers are all very nice and helpful. I love seeing what this little museum has become through the years.
  • Lots of good displays. Worth stopping. Free admission.
  • Great place to take kids to learn some history!!

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