Local Spotlight: The National Infantry Museum

National Infantry Museum

Service. Sacrifice. Our soldiers. The National Infantry Museum in Columbus showcases U.S. military history at its zenith. Since its inception in 2009, it has drawn more than two million people from around the globe to its world-class galleries and awe-inspiring attractions. When you leave the museum, its impact will stick with you.

About the Museum

When you arrive at the National Infantry Museum, a journey awaits you. The museum lays on a 200-acre stretch of land, housing 190,000 square feet of galleries and more than 100,000 unique historical artifacts.

The National Infantry Museum boasts a wide array of historical exhibits you can explore. Exhibits include the onset of U.S. military on the world stage, the world wars, the Cold War, and the global war on terror. Get up-close to World War II military barracks, marvel at medals of honor, and experience the ingenuity of American military weaponry.

The museum also offers you a chance to remember and reflect. Honor the fallen, memorialize the heroes that walk and walked among us, and see the soldiers in a light you’ve never seen before. Every gallery at the National Infantry Museum leaves an impression.

In addition to the exhibits, the museum also features life-like combat simulators, a giant screen theater, and an American-style restaurant and bar. Engage in a non-combative evacuation operation, catch a thrilling war drama, and enjoy American eats at the on-site Fife and Drum Restaurant and Bar.


Thankfully, the National Infantry Museum calls Columbus home. American military history is on full display in our backyard.

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