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Idaho Military History Museum, Boise

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The Idaho Military History Museum, located at Gowen Field near Boise, Idaho, features exhibits relating to every branch of the service and each war in which Idahoans have served from the Spanish–American War onwards; the Farragut Naval Training Station (now Farragut State Park, Idaho's largest), Gowen Field itself, the Medal of Honor exhibit, and the well-traveled USS Boise (CL-47) are in particular of local provenance and interest.
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  • Super well done, clean and you can follow history through the display. Incredible to see how arms where done during world war I and II. A lot of changes!. Open access to tanks outside. Nice to take...  more »
  • Very well laid out and informative. I'm not a museum type. Most are dull in my opinion. This place kept me looking and reading. Easy to find, right at one of the entrances to Gowen Field. Big...  more »
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  • Great place to view Idaho's place in military history, really brings the fight to a local relation.
  • Some very interesting equipment here! Easily the prettiest is the F-86A Sabre, but all the aircraft are great. Artillery pieces are good, too. Tanks as far back as an M4-A3 Sherman, at least. Well worth the visit!
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