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Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center

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Local war hero

The museum is at the welcome center. A real local war hero. Clothes, medals, guns and the real... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
St. Kitts and Nevis
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small war museum

This memorial building is an excellent place to visit. The displays are done well and the staff is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Phoenix, Maryland
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This museum honors World War II flying ace Richard Bong and all veterans.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
305 Harbor View Parkway, Superior, WI 54880-6845
+1 715-392-7151
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The museum is at the welcome center. A real local war hero. Clothes, medals, guns and the real airplane this man flew. Stop in. It’s a great museum

Thank Bob0409
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This memorial building is an excellent place to visit. The displays are done well and the staff is very friendly and helpful. And it's free!

Thank davidaune
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Before coming here I had no idea who Richard I Bong was or the significant part he played in history. I would highly recommend a stop here to learn about his life history from growing up a few miles from here until his unexpected death...More

Thank Sandy O
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This place is amazing. I had never heard of Richard I Bong until I went here. He is a true hero of WW II & this museum tells his story & the story of the men & women that have served in the US military...More

Thank harryatkck
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Very informative time there great info! Kids liked it too (ages 6-13). Self guided tour, gift shop has reasonable prices. We will go back during next year's vacation.

Thank Arica J
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

When I was a kid, we would drive through Poplar, Wisconsin and see the big fighter plane with a little tribute to Richard Bong. What an upgrade!! Now there is an entire museum and visitors center with his name on it! It is in a...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Good but small museum highlighting the Wisconsin air ace Richard Bong who was from just east of superior.

Thank OddEater
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Was fortunate to be in the area on business and be able to visit the museum. The museum is not all that big but offers a lot. The staff is extra helpful and the displays very informative. An excellent museum.

Thank ElCid83
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

Besides the great exhibits and airplane on display, the best thing about this museum is the people who work there. They tell the story of local small town boy who became a national hero, in a personal and compelling way. Veterans man the exhibits and...More

Thank fredbon
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Excellent piece of history to share with family and friends. Sometimes there are veterans. People are knowledgeable and eager to share what they know.

Thank tlcd00
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