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Come on out to the American Heritage Museum on Halloween Day, Sunday, October 31st from 10am to 5pm for Tank or Treat at the Museum! Trick or Treating with candy at your favorite tanks, activities, and photo opportunities galore! Any kids in costume get free admission with at least one adult / veteran / senior standard admission. See more at: www.americanheritagemuseum.org/event/tank-or-treat-halloween-at-the-american-heritage-museum/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Please join us at the American Heritage Museum this Friday, October 22nd for an interesting talk on the botanical history of WWII. No reservations needed. Standard admission. More information see: www.americanheritagemuseum.org/event/speaker-series-plants-go-to-war-a-botanical-history-of-world... ... See MoreSee Less

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The American Heritage Museum wishes to thank ALL of our visitors to the 2021 Battle for the Airfield World War II Re-Enactment weekend for experiencing a fantastic weekend of living history with us here in Hudson/Stow, MA! It was one of the best event weekends we have had and we thank everyone for making it a safe and fun event after a challenging year for all of us.A special thank you goes out to our volunteer re-enactors from all over the region who share their time, collections, and knowledge with all of us. Their passion for keeping history alive is clearly evident through their dedication to accurately portraying veterans from World War II on both the Allied and Axis sides. Without their help, the Battle for the Airfield truly would not be possible. And last, but certainly not least, a well deserved thank you goes out to the volunteers and staff of the American Heritage Museum. Their tireless support in planning, setting up, staffing, and cleaning up after all of our special event weekends each season is truly incredible. Thank you for your dedication to our mission and being here to answer the call. Just like a tank cannot fight without the crew; the museum could not operate without our volunteers... We look forward to a wonderful 2022 season next year with lots of amazing special events here at the American Heritage Museum - we hope to see you ALL here again soon!Photos by John Collins. ... See MoreSee Less

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Starting to pull out some of the armor for this weekend's re-enactment. This will be one for the books! More information see: www.americanheritagemuseum.org/event/wwii-re-enactment-battle-for-the-airfield/ ... See MoreSee Less

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War Clouds


Vickers Mk. VI Light Tank
– UK | LIGHT TANK

Panzer 1A – GER | LIGHT TANK

Mercedes G4 – GER | STAFF CAR

7.5 cm leichtes Infanteriegeschütz 18 – GER | INFANTRY SUPPORT GUN

War Clouds exhibit provides an educational interpretation of the inter-war period and the rise of Imperial Japan and Nazi Germany. It culminates in 1941 with a screen playing out the attack on Pearl Harbor lifts, revealing the main museum floor. Here you will see exhibits on the Nazi rise to power, invasions through Europe and Imperial Japan’s incursions through China and the Pacific. The effects of leaders who lead by stoking hatred and nationalism, fascism, imperialism, endorsing conspiracies, lies, racism, antisemitism and the weak response of the dissolution of democracies to rising threats of fascism and militarism around the world in the 1930s are exposed within this presentation.

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OPEN INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKEND - Open Saturday, July 3rd and Sunday, July 4th from 10am to 5pm Daily

No Reservations Needed.