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National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

175 Bourne Ave, Pooler, GA 31322, USA

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About National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force is a non-profit organization with a museum facility in Georgia. It educates visitors through the use of exhibits, artifacts, archival materials, and stories, most of which are dedicated to the history of the Eighth Air Force of the United States Army Air Corps that served in the European Theatre during World War II.


Attractions Near National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

Savannah–Ogeechee Canal
Savannah–Ogeechee Canal6.21km from National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

The Savannah Ogeechee Canal is a National Historic Landmark that runs over fifty miles in length. It was initially created in the early 19th century for transportation and trade purposes, but it has since been restored and its surrounding area has become a popular destination for outdoor recreation including fishing, boating, biking and nature walks. The canal’s historic significance is based primarily on its key role in linking northwest Georgia to the coastal region.

Broughton Street
Broughton Street6.21km from National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

Broughton Street is a neighborhood filled with a unique mix of history and culture. It's home to some of the most famous examples of antebellum architecture in the region and is also known for its many live music venues. Residents get to experience everything from historic churches to vibrant local businesses, all within walking distance. With a variety of parks and open green space, Broughton Street provides plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities as well.

Talmadge Memorial Bridge
Talmadge Memorial Bridge13.29km from National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

The Talmadge Memorial Bridge is a bridge in the United States spanning the Savannah River between downtown Savannah, Georgia and Hutchinson Island.

Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm
Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm13.39km from National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

The Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm are a stunning display of nature. Located on 30 acres near beautiful Savannah, this botanical garden features over 300 species of plants, trees, shrubs and flowers native to the Savannah Coast. Visitors can enjoy 3 miles of winding trails with large bamboo groves. The facility also has growing and educational gardens featuring sustainable practices such as four rainwater harvesting systems and beekeeping classes.

Georgia State Railroad Museum
Georgia State Railroad Museum13.46km from National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

Georgia State Railroad Museum is a must-see for anyone eager to explore the history and beauty of the region. The museum offers a variety of activities: visitors can take a tour by train along one mile of track, learn about locomotives, railcars, and interactive exhibits, or leisurely stroll through the expansive grounds. There are also opportunities to experience living artifacts such as an original Civil War locomotive that saw use in 1865 and an authentic “turpentine” caboose built in 1938.

SCAD Museum of Art
SCAD Museum of Art13.57km from National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force

The SCAD Museum of Art is an amazing experience for lovers of all things art. This gem of a museum offers a diverse and comprehensive collection that features the works of budding local artists alongside famous pieces from world-renowned creators. Special exhibitions such as their outdoor sculpture showcase further enhance its offerings, showcasing three-dimensional creations and multimedia experiences that draw thousands of visitors each year.

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Chatham County
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Chatham County is the northernmost of Georgia's coastal counties on the Atlantic Ocean. It is bounded on the northeast by the Savannah River, and in the southwest bounded by the Ogeechee River.

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