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Veterans Memorial Museum in Huntsville, Al

• CATEGORIES: Bantam-FordGP-WillysMA-EarlyJPs, Features, Museums

UPDATE:  Brandon visited this museum recently and files the following notes, “The museum’s collection includes Ford GP #1, Bantam BRC-40, Willys MA, GPA, slat grille MB, GPW, and M38.”

The Veteran’s Memorial Museum in Huntsville, Alabama, houses three early jeep prototypes.

From the Website, “The Museum displays more than 30 historical military vehicles from World War I to the present, as well as tableaus, artifacts, and other memorabilia dating back to the Revolutionary War.  Supporting organizations include the 19th Alabama Infantry, which sponsors exhibits from 18th and 19th Century conflicts, and the 8th Air Force Historical Society, which sponsors a Bomb Group briefing room.  Both of these organizations support ‘living history’ presentations at the Museum.”

Pics of the museum at G503

Pics from 42fordgpw.com

There appears to be a Bantam BRC 40 in the back, a Ford GP to the far left of the photo, a Willys MA just to the left and another Ford Pygmy to the right.  I haven’t found any other info that describes what the museum has.  Anybody been to this museum?

Here is a closeup of the Ford Pygmy from the museum site.

 

 

4 Comments on “Veterans Memorial Museum in Huntsville, Al

  1. Bentley

    I live 30min from this, it is a great place a litle small but some great jeeps, I think it has the jeep prototype from ford they got from the ford factory in mich several years ago, well worth the visit. Has a military show once a year, usually advertised on most military vehicle sites and restoration sites

  2. Brandon

    Stopped at the museum this past winter. It has a great Jeep collection. The museum’s collection includes Ford GP #1, Bantam BRC-40, Willys MA, GPA, slat grille MB, GPW, and M38. There are also other military vehicles in the collection such as an early Stuart tank. The owner of the vehicles is very friendly and even opened the hoods on a few of the Jeeps upon my request.

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