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General Information for your Visit

The U.S. Army Transportation Museum is free and open to the American public, who can access Joint Base Langley-Eustis (JBLE) with a valid state or national Identification (driver’s license, passport, etc). To learn more about entering JBLE please visit the JBLE Visitor Center Requirements for Base Entry.

We recommend at least two hours for a basic visit to the museum. We have 24,000 square feet of interior galleries and four additional outdoor areas to explore, the majority under roof. The museum main galleries and most of the outdoor displays are wheelchair accessible. There are lots of free parking at the Museum.

We are family friendly establishment, and our large number of vehicles and life-size dioramas engage and delight visitors of all ages, military or civilian.

The exhibits span the history of transportation in the U.S. Army, beginning with the Continental Army in 1775 and continuing through to the present date. The Museum is designed to be self-guided, but tours are available for groups of 10 or more which will focus on specific areas of the collection. Tours can be requested here How do I visit the museum?

The Museum does not have a café or restaurant on-site. Food and drinks are not allowed in the gallery spaces to help us preserve the artifacts. We do not have audio or smartphone based tours.

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Admission and Parking

Admission and Parking are always FREE at the Museum. We have plenty of excellent parking and can accommodate RVs, trailers and buses.

Hours of Operation

Tuesday - Saturday 9:00am - 4:30pm

Sunday - Monday Closed

Closed on Federal Holidays

Access to the Museum

Joint Base Langley-Eustis is a limited access post, meaning that you will need to stop at the Guard House near the gate and inform them of your desire to visit the Transportation Museum. You will be issued a Visitor's Pass and provided a map of Ft.Eustis.

To view the complete requirements for entry onto Joint Base Langley-Eustis, please visit the following link. Requirements for Base Entry.

Foreign visitors please call the museum (757) 878-1115 since there are additional requirements and with a minimum of 45 days to process.

The Museum is handicapped accessible. Concrete sidewalks lead to most of the outdoor displays.

Visit our Contact page for directions to the Transportation Museum.


The Transportation Museum now offers guided tours of the museum for groups of 10 or more.

Tours are always FREE of charge.

The tour will last approximately 1.5 hours and will be led by an experienced staff member.

Reservations must be made AT LEAST TWO WEEKS IN ADVANCE to ensure staff availability.

For more information or to make a tour reservation, please call (757) 878-1115 .