Ordnance Museum move - The remains
October 7, 2009
- Ordnance Museum at APG remains open while moving more than 60 tanks
Although 60 impressive tanks and guns were shipped out of the Ordnance Museum during Phase 1 of its relocation to the new home of Ordnance in Fort Lee, Va., in August, there still is plenty left to view at the Aberdeen Proving Ground site.
Ordnance veterans, history buffs and students from grade school to college visit the museum on a daily basis. Many are mindful of the fact that about 180 more pieces will be removed from the site during Phase 2 and Phase 3 of the relocation in 2010 and 2011.
The museum is free and open to the public, and its 25-acre tank park is open daily during daylight hours.
Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. daily. The museum is closed all holidays except Memorial Day, Armed Forces Day, the Fourth of July and Veterans Day.
The U.S. Army Ordnance Museum at APG held one of the world's largest collections of military ordnance. Here are some samples of what remains ... for now.