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When the National Museum of the US Army is scheduled to open

September 1, 2019

From the Army Times website

The National Museum of the United States Army is scheduled to open its doors to the public on June 4, 2020.

The National Museum of the United States Army will be the first museum to cover the Army’s entire 244-year history. There are other branch-specific or conflict-specific museums such as the Infantry Museum at Fort Benning, Georgia, and the National World War II Museum in New Orleans.

Like other D.C.-area museums, admission for the Fort Belvoir, Virginia, museum will be open for free to the public on a timed-entry ticket system. Museum officials expect as many as 750,000 visitors in the facility’s first year.

The museum will tell the Army’s story through soldier stories. The narrative begins with the earliest militias and continues to present day, according to an Army release.

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