Iowa Gold Star Military Museum, Johnston

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Iowa Gold Star Military Museum is located in Johnston. Add Iowa Gold Star Military Museum to your Johnston travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Johnston vacation trip planner.
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33 reviews
  • July 19, 2017
    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 »
  • July 12, 2017
    This was my yearly visit to the Gold Star Museum and it did not disappoint me. They added two army vehicles outside and opened up the east exit. where two tanks are displayed, along with a large howit...  more »
  • July 10, 2017
    During Memorial Day weekend they have men and women dressed in different period uniforms. A lot of military information and even an old plane hanging in one room. Interesting old photos and items that...  more »
  • July 6, 2017
    Very impressive. The people that work there are very knowledgeable and helpful! Definitely worth the trip!
  • May 15, 2017
    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.
  • January 11, 2017
    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.
  • April 27, 2017
    Lots of good displays. Worth stopping. Free admission.
  • July 1, 2017
    Great place to take kids to learn some history!!

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