The National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center honors the courage and sacrifice of the United States Army Infantryman.
The National Infantry Foundation honors Soldiers by supporting the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center, whose mission is to provide education and training to Soldiers, families, and the general public on all facets of the history of the United States Infantry, the origin and development of Fort Benning, and an overview of the U.S. Army.
Sitting on 200 acres of majestic pines and hardwood in Columbus, GA, the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center is a 190,000 square-foot, $100,000,000 facility dedicated to preserving the legacy of the United States Army Infantry.
INSIDE THE NATIONAL INFANTRY MUSEUM
This state-of-the-art facility tells the story of the United States Army Infantryman, from the fields of the American Revolution to the sands of Afghanistan. The museum houses an amazing display of artifacts from all eras of American history and contains numerous interactive multimedia exhibits, telling the story of our nation's past with the latest in technological innovation.
In addition to our galleries, the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center also consists of:
• Vietnam Memorial Plaza featuring the Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall
• Giant Screen Theater
• EST2000 Rifle Range
• Fife and Drum Restaurant
• Soldier Store Gift Shop
• Heritage Walk
• World War II Company Street
• Memorial Walk of Honor
Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement - Museum, 2010 (http://www.theaawards.org)