Military History Museum closing for renovations

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by AP

WHAS11.com

Posted on July 9, 2012 at 8:58 PM

   FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- The Kentucky Military History Museum at the State Arsenal in Frankfort is closing to the public later this month while renovations are completed.

   The museum's last day is July 28. It will reopen in March.

   A current display is the Kentucky Historical Society's military treasures exhibition. It features artifacts and stories of Kentuckians who fought in battles spanning nearly 200 years, from the War of 1812 to engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan.

   The final phase of renovations includes the return to the State Arsenal the Old War Records, pre-1912, as well as a new main entrance, improved accessibility and new landscaping.

   The Kentucky Historical Society and the Department of Military Affairs operate the Military History Museum, which is open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

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