Presidential Pathways / Columbus

National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center

1775 Legacy Way
Columbus, GA 31903

706-653-9234
  • The National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center

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  • Continental Room

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  • Heritage Hall

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  • Events Classroom

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  • Vietnam Memorial Plaza featuring the Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall

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  • Grand Hall

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  • IMAX Theatre

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The National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center salutes soldiers in a 190,000-square-foot facility nestled where Columbus meets Fort Benning. It is the only museum in the country dedicated to the American Infantryman and preserves one of the greatest collections of military artifacts.

Featuring state-of-the-art exhibits, the museum traces infantry history from colonial times to the present in a series of galleries. The museum also showcases the Vietnam Memorial Plaza, featuring the Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall and the iconic World War II Company Street. 

Guests can enjoy the many attractions at the museum, including the area's only IMAX Theatre, Combat Simulators and EST200 Rifle Range, Soldier Store, and the Fife and Drum Restaurant.

As a visitor, you will meet the infantryman face to face and join him on his journey. You will come to understand why a soldier puts himself in harm's way, and you will leave transformed, just as the infantry transforms a man into a U.S. soldier.  

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 11:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission No Admission Fee / $5 suggested donation per person

    Average Entree Price

    $10-$19

    Cuisine Served

    American, Burgers, Pizza / Pasta, Sandwiches, Seafood, Soup / Salads

    Discounts

    Group Discount, Military Discount

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Children's Menu / Family Dining, Concessions, Free Parking, Full Bar, Gift Shop, Guided Tours / Guide Available, Maps & Brochures Available, Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Private Room Available, Public Restrooms, Restaurant on Site, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round, Reservations Accepted

    Group Amenities

    Group Dining, Group Menu, Group Rates Available, Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Meals Served

    Lunch

    Near Interstate Highway

    185, 85

    Payment Options

    American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages