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Beautiful

This is a beautiful little “community”. Well maintained! You have to go through security to get on... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2017
Stephanie S
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Great Stop for Military and Families

Though I've been here when I was on active duty, my wife and I stopped and stayed the night awhile... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2017
Bob F
,
London, Canada
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Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful little “community”. Well maintained! You have to go through security to get on the premises.

Thank Stephanie S
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Reviewed September 8, 2017

Though I've been here when I was on active duty, my wife and I stopped and stayed the night awhile ago in the Jim Thorpe room of the installation's hotel. Thorpe was a famous football player. The base is nice and quiet and the PX/Commissary...More

2  Thank Bob F
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

Really, the Army Garrison does a very poor job of selling this historic base (second oldest in America). Some neat things to see, including the powder magazine but no pictures allowed. Thanks US Gov't for shutting out the public!

Thank Joe L
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Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Historic military installation still active. Every building is Well marked. Nice statues, plaques, memorials. Museum, PX, commissary, cemetery. Impressive looking buildings & grounds. Various architectural styles with meticulous detail and craftsmanship. Friendly, helpful staff at visitors center.

Thank Rita S
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Reviewed May 17, 2017

Great Location. Lots to See and highly recommend if you have a chance to travel through Carlisle that you stop at one of the many wartime museums and explore the history.

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Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Amazing place to live and work! Many historical places to visit and enjoy while on this military post!

Thank sd509
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Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

Come here for the PX and the commisary. Great prices. Have to have a military ID to get on base. Small meaningful cemetery on base.

Thank randomadventurer13
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Reviewed January 12, 2017

The Barracks tells stories of our history dating back to the Revolutionary War timeframe to present. Having been the site of several agencies and events there is something of interest for all. The Civil War, Whiskey Rebellion, Indian School, Artillery School and currently home to...More

1  Thank nancydto
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Reviewed January 11, 2017

The Carlisle Barracks isn't particularly oriented toward tourism, so it's unfair to ask much of the military folks who run the place. It was once the Carlisle Indian School, and is now a war college, still a working facility. You must fill out some forms...More

1  Thank gogara
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Reviewed August 11, 2016

We really enjoyed our visit here. Although, my parents that were driving in a separate car, entered in a wrong spot and had security stop them. The correct way is to go to the Visitor's center first. This was not hard for us to find...More

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Response from randomadventurer13 | Reviewed this property |
to get onto base you'd need a military id or to be with someone with a military id. There's a huge museum nearby indoor and outdoor pieces that may be a better option.
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