Russell Military Museum, Russell

The Russell Military Museum is non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, restoring, and displaying military vehicles, equipment and History from the Civil War to the modern conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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  • I was skeptical, but we were there for my son who is a teenage history nut. Inside they have tons of models and displays that help you embrace what it must have been like and appreciate the machines o...  more »
  • Russell's has a very large variety of authentic military vehicles. They have planes, helicopters, cranes, jeeps, artillery transporters, human name it. The signage was "ok." I wish ...  more »
  • If you are looking to visit a military museum with some rare items the Russell Military Museum is the place for you. I saw a M51 Isherman turret, M113 XM734 and a damaged M48 Patton on a trailer. If y...  more »
  • I went with 6 friends. The museum was awesome. The people at the museum were very nice. There is no guided tour like their website says. And it would be nice if there were plaques with information for every piece of equipment with way more info on them. Many of the Plaques that were in place were so faded and water damaged so they couldn’t be read. Still well worth the money. The armored personal carrier ride was a lot of fun.
  • State of their equipment is not that great, but it is an interesting place to stop by if you have some time to kill. If you are into modern military history you will enjoy it, but probably not go back. They have also store with surplus equipment.
  • This place was awesome! The owners are super friendly and fun, the gift shop is reasonably priced- we should know as we have 2 spoiled boys-, and the museum is full of old equipment and vehicles that show the age and history. I would recommend this to friends and family! We will definitely be returning for the tank ride.
  • Good assortment of memorabilias from 1st World War to Vietnam. However the upkeep and organization is level of flee market. Could use some updates to the displays. Same goes for the outdoor planes and tanks. It resembled a junk yard than a proper museum. The tank ride was exciting for kids. The tank operator, who was also the cashier, was friendly. However, the owner of the place is a grumpy old man. He was very rude, yelling at my boys for getting excited during the tank ride. If he doesn't want little kids yelling or screaming of excitement during the ride, he should not be offering tank ride with kids sitting on top of the tank without any proper seating or restraints and driving over big bumps and quick turns on a dirt track at a fair speed. The driver later apologized and said he doesn't know what set the owner off. Needless to say, the owner's behavior abruptly ended what was to be a start of decent morning.
  • It's a shame the way they are allowing these beautiful pieces of history rot away. A few pieces are on loan from the military. I wonder if they now how poorly they are being cared for. The people running this place should be ashamed of themselves. I doubt they even care.
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