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The U.S. Cavalry Museum is a museum located on Fort Riley in Kansas, USA.

History

The building was built in 1855, originally to serve as the base hospital. In 1890, it became the Cavalry School Administration Building until 1957 when it was repurposed as the Fort Riley Historical Museum. It was renamed the U.S. Cavalry museum in 1962.[1]

Exhibits

The museum covers this history of the U.S. Cavalry from the Revolutionary War until the end of the mounted era around 1950.[1][2]

Visitor restrictions

Since the museum is on an active U.S. Army base, there are restrictions on visitors, including requirements for photo identification.[3]

References

External links

Coordinates: 39°03′46″N 96°46′55″W / 39.062691°N 96.781955°W / 39.062691; -96.781955 (U.S. Cavalry Museum)

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