Visitor Center at Norman Heck Park, North Dixie Highway
A pavilion/museum combination with over 840 sq. ft. displaying over 1500 original era artifacts: news releases, stories of local soldiers, sailors and airmen, magazines articles, medals/ribbons, models, dioramas, local Vietnamese artifacts, and military uniforms from the Vietnam War.
Staffed by Viet Nam veteran volunteers, one of the few museums to do so.
SPECIAL NOTICE: Visit Heck Park in the afternoon on Friday, July 1st to meet veterans and living historians set up in the park for the holiday. The public is likewise invited to a special memorial service at the park on Saturday, July 2nd at noon. Support our veterans, learn about the war, and teach your children and grandchildren!
Handicap accessibility- Building and bathrooms are both handicap accessible. Parking Availability- ample parking.Admission- Free, donations welcome.
We are open now for the last weeks of our 2014 season- seasonal hours through September, Wednesday and Saturday, 12noon to 4:00 p.m.; the park grounds are open year-round. Group tours can be scheduled- please call main Museum 734 240 7780 or Mr. Podhola.
Operating Organization Name and Address: Monroe County Museum: 126 S. Monroe St and VVA Chapter 142, P.O. Box 1407, Monroe, MI 48161