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Heartland Military Museum

606 Heartland Road, Lexington, Nebraska 68850 USA

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Opens Sat 10a
  • Independent
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“with over 100 vehicles including helicopter, tanks, halftracks, & ambulances”

Welcome to the Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles (HMMV), a non-profit organization run by volunteers and funded by donations and grants. The museum has about 100 vehicles including helicopters, tanks, halftracks, ambulances, and a jeep from every branch of the service plus displays of weapons, uniforms, engines, equipment, and more. The everyday necessities of a soldier's life, such as MREs, blend with unique vehicles like those used by the German army in World War II. This hands-on museum invites you to see, touch, and even sit in vehicles that have been restored and, for the most part, are operational. Vehicles date from World War II but displays include items from World War I as well.

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Reviewed by
deg1979

  • 7 Reviews
  • 10 Helpful
August 22, 2014

I stopped here specifically for my 12 year old son, but I was fascinated as well. You could spend hours here, though we spent about 1 hour. Lots and lots of military vehicles. You can get inside a tank, a helicopter, and a few others. Lots of displays of actual uniforms, equipment and rations. Right off the interstate, actually visible from it.

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Reviewed by
powder47sd

  • 4 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
November 30, 2020
Rated 5.0

Awesome stop, tons of vehicles and tanks to check out. We even got to go inside a tank!

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Reviewed by
queencashew

  • 9 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
September 14, 2020
Rated 1.0

Closed at 4pm locked up tight. Sign on gate says open till 5pm.

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Reviewed by
adeneene

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
September 02, 2019
Rated 5.0

Friendly and welcoming staff with a wide array of items large and small covering every major conflict in modern history. Knowing the staff is all volunteer makes their hospitality and friendliness even better. A truly great hidden gem worth the visit. Remember to bring cash for a donation as they thrive off donations and it’s totally worth supporting their efforts.

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Reviewed by
afjagchick

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
August 22, 2019

Don’t get here too late. We arrived at 4:30 (forgot we lost an hour a few miles back crossing in to central time) and the museum was already closed despite the sign saying it was open until 5. and at 4:40 they came and asked us to leave the outside exhibit so they could lock the gate. Looks like a fun place. Unfortunately we only got a few minutes to look around outside.

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Reviewed by
oliverboltovski

  • 13 Reviews
  • 2 Helpful
November 16, 2017
Rated 4.0

Stopped here just to have a look at the vehicles on the outside. Pretty cool with the descriptions on them too. Though they could use refreshing since some are really worn out and hard to read. You don't have to go inside.

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Reviewed by
sambeen

  • 4 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
July 26, 2017
Rated 4.0

Super cool spot. Really enjoyed the Sherman WWII tank. Worth the stop for a quick bite, site and gas.
Enjoy,
Cool Beens K&S

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Reviewed by
sambeen

  • 4 Reviews
  • 1 Helpful
July 26, 2017
Rated 4.0

Super cool spot. Really enjoyed the Sherman WWII tank. Worth the stop for a quick bite, site and gas.
Enjoy,
Cool Beens K&S

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Reviewed by
Miguel0720

  • 16 Reviews
  • 0 Helpful
June 10, 2017
Rated 5.0

If your into military history this is the place for you. They have a lot of cool pieces and the staff is super friendly!!! I would definitely recommend this place.

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Reviewed by
jeraldlupdegraff

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
June 04, 2017
Rated 5.0

Excellent stop for all interested. We brought our 4 kids and they were astounded at everything they have to see!

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Heartland Military Museum

606 Heartland Road
Lexington, Nebraska
68850 USA

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Closed Now
  • Mon - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
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