Welcome to the
American Freedom Museum

Museum

The American Freedom Museum illuminates the American experience during crucial moments in our nation's history. From the hills and valleys of the American Revolution to the sands of Iraq amd Afghanistan, you will step into history and  discover the journey of those in our nation's military who have  courageously and heroically sacrificed to ensure the  many freedoms  that we enjoy today. Our mission is to Honor American veteran's and military personnel for the sacrifices they have made for our freedoms; Educate this and future generations about our rich heritage; and Inspire others to achieve greatness. This is America's story. This is your story.

Museum Highlight


Bell Helicopter UH - 1D (Huey)

The Vietnam War was the first airmobile war - one in which helicopters flew patrols, attacked enemy positions

 

 

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News / Events

Museum Hours This Week:

Wednesday and Saturday


July 30th, 10:00 - 3:00 p.m.
August 2nd, 10:00 - 3:00 p.m.


(Groups of 15+ by appointment ONLY Monday, Tuesday,
Thursday and Friday)


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PLAN YOUR VISIT

PLAN YOUR VISIT

Whether you are a local resident, an educator wanting to challenge and inspire your students, traveling through on business or visiting family and friends, the American Freedom Museum is a "must see" in the Tyler/East Texas area.

HOURS

Hours

The Museum is open to the public on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Visits on Mondays, Tuesdays,Thursdays and Fridays are by appointment only for groups of 15 or more.

 

 

 

THIS MONTH IN HISTORY

JULY

July 1st, 1864 - The Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania began.

July 2nd, 1881 - President James Garfield was shot by Charles Guiteau at the washington Railroad Station.

July 2nd, 1964 - The Civil Rights Act was signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson

TESTIMONIALS

"Thank you for your collection and your heart and respect for our men and women who protect us daily. God Bless You All." (Utica, Ohio)

"Wonderful Museum, one of the best I've seen!" (Peoria, AZ)

"A hidden jewel - so much history. Loved It!" (Houston, TX)

"Great Museum! Should be required for every school child." (Hideaway, TX)

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