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Centuries of the Soldier

August 12 @ 9:00 am - August 13 @ 5:00 pm

$15 – $25

The American Heritage Museum is presenting a time-line living history exhibition –
Centuries of the Soldier, August 12th & 13th. This extraordinary weekend program features multiple historical encampments laid out chronologically over the great expanse of the museum grounds. Starting as early as the Romans, French Indian Wars and Revolutionary War, to the Civil War, World War One, World War Two, Korean War, up to the Vietnam War will be represented. There will be several demonstrations and a battle re-enactments featuring  a variety of re-enactors representing soldiers over the last 1000 + years.

Gates open at 9:00am and close at 5:00pm each day. Demonstrations at the various encampments are ongoing through the day.

All three museums will be open: The American Heritage Museum, The Historic Aviation Hangar and Classic Automobile Barn. This is a unique opportunity to see some of the world’s most rare aircraft, extraordinary American classic automobiles, historic tanks, armored vehicles, military artifacts and much more.

There is over 100,000 square feet of space within the American Heritage Museum and Hangar combined.

Food and beverage will be available for purchase on site and picnics are allowed.

Advance Sale and Event Day Admission Tickets

Admission for the Saturday and Sunday events are as follows:
$25 Adults  |  $20 Seniors/Veterans  |  $15 Children Under 12
Members, WWII/Korean War Veterans and Children Under 3 are Free – No ticket required.
Admission discounts can not be used for special event weekends.

Buy Tickets Online Today!

Tickets for Saturday, August 12th – Click Here to Purchase

Tickets for Sunday, August 13th – Click Here to Purchase

Tickets may also be purchased the day of the event by Credit Card or Cash at the entry gate on the access road as well.

Tank Driving Experiences and Tank Rides Available

Tank Driving experiences and Tank Rides will be taking place over the weekend. You can register online, by phone, or on-site, but spaces are limited!

Tank Driving Experience Prices:

M24 Chaffee Light Tank (20 minutes driving the tank) – $995.00 donation (tax deductible)

M4 Sherman Medium Tank (20 minutes driving the tank) – $1495.00 donation (tax deductible)

Tank Ride Experience Prices:

M24 Chaffee (10 minute ride) – $595 per group of Three (3) persons – two in the turret, one in the bow gunner position.

M4 Sherman (10 minute ride) – $595 per group of Two (2) persons – one in the turret, one in the bow gunner position.

Schedule your tank  driving or ride experience above or call 978-562-9182 to reserve.

Details

Start:
August 12 @ 9:00 am
End:
August 13 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$15 – $25
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Museum Open February School Break Week

The American Heritage Museum will be open during February School Break Week - 2/20 to 2/26. Fun activities and exhibitions for families through the week.