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Hands On History
Jul 20 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Come see and handle some of the most famous weapons in military history. The Texas Military Forces Museum will be opening it’s gun vault up for one night- July 20, 2019 from 6pm to 9 pm.
Climb inside a M4A3 Sherman tank, a German Hetzer, WWII and post war era jeeps, a Kiowa and Raven helicopter, US and German halftracks and M113 and more.
Weapons from the Civil War through the War on Terror will be available to touch and pick up. Including all the standard infantry weapons and anti tank weapons: items like the M1863 Springfield, Krag-Jorgenson,Japanese type 99, BAR, German MP 40, Russian AK-47’s,M1-D sniper rifle, and many, many more. Uniformed reenactors will also be available to discuss the history of each weapon.
Tickets are $5 at the door ( children under 6 are free) Early Bird admission between 5-6 pm is just $10 You pay more to get in early because the lines are shorter.
Museum Members get one FREE entry. Not a Member but want to join? Join the Museum Foundation– All money benefits the Texas Military Forces Museum and its programs. cash or credit card accepted
Some equipment like the Sherman Tank and F84 require you to climb up a ladder and be able to fit inside.