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Who We Are

The Museum of the Horse Soldier opened in 2013 to preserve the history and heritage of the United States military’s mounted services and recognize the horses’ contributions to U.S. military history. 

The museum is a private 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

How to Visit the Museum

For walk-in visitors:

The best way to visit the museum is from 11am-2pm, when guided tours are available to any and all visitors. 

Museum of the Horse Soldier's guided tours are what has made this small museum known worldwide. Tours are often led by historian Rae Whitley, the co-founder and director. Take advantage of the rare opportunity to be directly involved with the foundation of Museum of the Horse Soldier.

Visitors after 2pm are welcome, though tours are not guaranteed and are strictly subject to staff availability. 

For groups or schools:

For school groups of 20 or more, or groups of 10 or more, please choose one of the buttons below to book your reservation.


What To Expect

Museum exhibits offer visitors an opportunity to experience the cavalry through the eyes of the men who lived it. Exhibitions at the Museum of the Horse Soldier invite visitors to explore more than 200 years of history of the United States mounted military service. The museum’s engaging exhibitions feature rare and fascinating objects, large mural and panoramic photos, and an in-depth look at the tools, equipment, and accessories used daily and sporadically by U.S. soldiers, both horses and men. Make the most of your visit to the Museum of the Horse Soldier.

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How You Can Help

You can make a difference!

We need individuals, businesses, corporations, foundations, governments, and veterans and military service organizations to provide the support and funding necessary to ensure the continued growth and stability of the Museum of the Horse Soldier. We seek to educate all who visit the Museum of the Horse Soldier to fully appreciate the sacrifices that generations of mounted warriors have made to safeguard the freedoms of the United States.

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