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Living History at the Museum The Bowen Howitzer and Great Chain
The West Point Museum administers Historic Constitution Island Open to the public seasonally.
Access to Constitution Island is available seasonally from West Point via Ferry.
Fort Putnam is administered by the West Point Museum and is open to the public seasonally.
 
Living History event at the West Point Museum
Many objects in the Museum collection are on display at Trophy Point.

Welcome to the West Point Museum

 
The mission of the West Point Museum is to collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret historically significant artifacts pertaining to the United States Military Academy, United States Army and the Profession of Arms. The Museum will supplement cadet academic, cultural and military instruction and provide educational programs and services for military and civilian personnel. As a public institution, the museum stimulates interest in the United States Military Academy, the United States Army and the Military profession.
 
In addition to the main museum building in Olmsted Hall, the Museum also administers Fort Putnam which it operates seasonally. The Museum also maintains part of its collection on display on Post with the cannon collection on Trophy Point, The superintendant portraits in the Cadet Mess and artwork in many of the academic and administrative buildings.
 
All visitors to the United States Military Academy are encouraged to tour the Museum to view what is considered to be the oldest and largest diversified public collection of miltaria in the Western Hemisphere.


Museum Information
Monday - Sunday
10:30 am to 4:15 pm
 
 
Closed
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day
New Year's Day
 
Phone: 845-938-3590
Email: museum@usma.edu
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The Museum is adjacent to the Visitor Center before the West Point (Thayer) gate. Parking is available at Pershing Center.

West Point Museum is free to all.