Street Address
495 South Dakota Avenue
Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473
Mailing Address
495 South Dakota Avenue
Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473
Admissions
free
Museum Type(s)
Staff
Jeanni Wilson, Museum Tech, US Army Military Police Museum
phone: 573-596-0604

Description

The Museum complex houses 4 US Army museum, the Engineer, Chemical, and Military Police Museum present the their individual corps history while the Fort Leonard Wood Museum presents the history of Fort Leonad Wood as an Army installation.

History

The Fort Leonard Wood Museum has been in place for over 25 years. The US Army Engineer Museum moved to Fort Leonard Wood from Fort Belvoir, VA, in 1990, and the Chemical and Military Police museum moved to Fort Leonard Wood from Fort McCellan, AL, in 1999. The Chemical and Military Police museum were fully completed in 2003, although many galleries were opened to the public as early as 2000.

Artifacts Collections

  • Fort Leonard Wood Museum - artifacts from the post past.
  • US Army Engineer Museum - artifacts from the past to the present dealing with US Army Engineers.
  • US Army Chemical Corps Museum - artifacts from the past to the present dealing with US Army Chemical Corps.
  • US Army Military Police Museum - artifacts from the past to present dealing with the US Army Military Police Corps.

Research Collections

We do not have a public research collection.

Educational Programs

At the present we offer gallery tours of all the museums. There is no fee but reservations must be made in advance. We are in the process of establishing a docent program.

    Publications

    The museums do not issue any publications, however each Corps has an semi-annual publication through the US Army Engineer School, the US Army Chemical Corps School, and the US Army Military Police Corps Regimental Association and School.