Russell Military Museum, Russell

3.7
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 transporters...you 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 »
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  • If I could give this more than 5 stars, I would. It is a very cool collection of retired military vehicles and other paraphernalia. Much of it is hands-on. There are not many places where you climb on, touch, view, and smell authentic military equipment. It's easy to see from the tollway (look for the helicopters and tanks just south of the Wisconsin border). It takes more effort to actually get to it via the frontage road but it's worth the extra effort.
  • Great place to see and learn about military items and vehicles. During summer months they offer tank rides in an M113 armored personnel carrier
  • 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.
  • Cool place a little over priced for what it is . You can't climb on 90 percent of the stuff such kinda sucks but still a cool place to take the kids
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