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Visit Military Museums with Kids This Veterans Day

Posted by: NJ Kids Contributors - November 01, 2017

Honor Veterans - Educate Kids at a Military Museum

Our country is protected and served by thousands of brave men and women around the world. Veterans Day honors military veterans who served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Explore one of these museums to learn about military history. It’s a great educational experience for the whole family. Let’s honor and celebrate Veterans!

BATTLESHIP NEW JERSEY
Learn the history of the USS New Jersey and her veterans. Go up and down ladders and step through passageways as you tour America’s most decorated battleship. A great experience for all! 62 Battleship Place, Camden NJ, 866-877-6262

NJ STATE MUSEUM
Explore NJ’s role in the “War to End All Wars” along with an exhibition showcasing posters and flags to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of American intervention in World War I. 205 W State St, Trenton NJ, 609-292-6464

AVIATION HALL OF FAME & MUSEUM OF NEW JERSEY

View historic aircraft, helicopters, airplane models, air and space collections, photographs and art. 400 Fred Wehran Drive, Teterboro Airport NJ, 201-288-6344

CROSSROADS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
National Heritage Area offers an opportunity to interpret and celebrate our state’s rich history. Hear the stories of the American Revolution and New Jersey’s significant contributions to our nation. Walking tours of battlefields, churches, cemeteries and more. 101 Barrack St, Trenton NJ, 609-633-2060

INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM

Explore the history of sea, air, and space. Tour Aircraft Carrier Intrepid, Space Shuttle Pavilion, Submarine Growler, and British Airways Concorde. A big WOW for kids! Pier 86, W 46th St & 12th Ave, New York NY, 212-245-0072

MILLVILLE ARMY AIR FORCE MUSEUM
Air museum that preserves aviation, honor veterans, and educate future generations. Learn about Navajo Code Talkers, Women with Wings, and various aircraft. 1 Leddon St, Millville Airport, Millville NJ, 856-327-2347

NATIONAL GUARD MILITIA MUSEUM OF NEW JERSEY
Explore the role of NJ’s Militia and National Guard within the history of the U.S. View exhibits on weapons, uniforms, letters, photographs, and more. See outdoor military vehicles, aircraft, tanks, submarine, and cannons. Sea Girt Ave & Camp Drive, Sea Girt NJ, 732-974-5966

NAVAL AIR STATION WILDWOOD AVIATION MUSEUM
Great museum for kids to explore aviation! Aircraft, engines, special exhibits, and hands on educational interactive displays. Sit in a cockpit, climb an air traffic control tower and more! 500 Forrestal Rd, Cape May Airport NJ 609-886-8787

OLD BARRACKS MUSEUM
Where New Jersey's revolutionary past comes to life! Meet with real revolutionaries in an 18th century military barracks! 101 Barrack St, Trenton NJ, 609-396-1776

VIETNAM ERA MUSEUM & EDUCATIONAL CENTER
This museum helps visitors gain an understanding of the conflict in Southeast Asia and the surrounding political strife in America and its lasting impact on American culture, with an emphasis on experiences in New Jersey. 1 Memorial Lane, Holmdel NJ, 732-335-003

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Posted by: NJ Kids Contributors| November 01, 2017
Categories:  Fun Things To Do
Subcategories:  Day Trips and Family Getaway Ideas
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