American Military Museum

American Military Museum American & Foreign Military Exhibits. The largest inter-service collection in the Western States. Ov
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The museum got a new billboard and is very appropriate for the United States Marine Corps
01/05/2024

The museum got a new billboard and is very appropriate for the United States Marine Corps

We finish painting the uh-1 helicopter is a few more stencils we have to figure out where they go and put those on and n...
10/30/2023

We finish painting the uh-1 helicopter is a few more stencils we have to figure out where they go and put those on and now we're working on our 5 ton tow truck and also the volunteers that been on the waiting list several of the volunteers went to school or they left the state so we want to build up a new list where we can get all squared away

This was the best Halloween costume this weekend! 🎃 👻
10/29/2023

This was the best Halloween costume this weekend! 🎃 👻

This was 2 months of work most of our young volunteers and some of our community service assigned volunteers sanded prep...
09/21/2023

This was 2 months of work most of our young volunteers and some of our community service assigned volunteers sanded prepped and taped off the helicopter and now we just have to finish putting on the whole bunch of the little stencils on to the 510 Wrecker

We finished the uh1 painting now we're just stenciling and we part up our 5-ton Wrecker it's been sitting a long time so...
09/21/2023

We finished the uh1 painting now we're just stenciling and we part up our 5-ton Wrecker it's been sitting a long time so a lot of paint work we got to redo or brakes and I put new cables and all new flexible hoses on it and then we'll be able to pull the power pack out of our M60 so we're busy for this next couple of months

06/20/2023

Today we visit the American Military Museum in South El Monte, California and get a one-of-a-kind tour from museum Curator Craig Michelson.IMPORTANT LINKS:• ...

06/20/2023

I can use some help sanding the uh-1 huey the next 3 weeks . there is a lot of hand sanding and tapeing

05/24/2023
This is a LA County School District's first tour in over 3 years it feels good to have school children come through our ...
05/18/2023

This is a LA County School District's first tour in over 3 years it feels good to have school children come through our Museum

05/14/2023
05/13/2023

this may happening at the American Military Museum.for may
may 13 r/c tank club
may 18 los Angeles school tour
may 27 vet job fair at Arcadia county park we are taking our new painted 105 howitzer,75 mm howitzer, ww2 jeep,M1009,hummer and some of our volunteers
and we will take our m3a1 white scout car to universal city walk for the US Army Recruiting Command June 1 to June 3

Daisy are volunteer that runs the display area decided to make a team bulletin board with pictures of the volunteers tha...
05/02/2023

Daisy are volunteer that runs the display area decided to make a team bulletin board with pictures of the volunteers that have over 50 hours of community service or volunteer hours they can be have their picture put up on our team layout so here's a picture of what we started with

I put it to the vote for my young volunteers to come in every weekend what's the next vehicle they wanted to work on and...
05/01/2023

I put it to the vote for my young volunteers to come in every weekend what's the next vehicle they wanted to work on and I have a 1961 DJ Navy delivery Jeep so it was painted up probably 8 years ago so nice new paint and new marking so be great and it runs wonderful so it'd be nice to represent the Navy so that's our next project

The World War II dump trailer is in paint the only problem was when I was starting to paint it was warm so I used warm r...
05/01/2023

The World War II dump trailer is in paint the only problem was when I was starting to paint it was warm so I used warm reducer and the time I finish painting it got a little bit cold so I have a little bit more gloss and I like but leaving it outside we fine I'm going to put on my data tags and I'm still waiting for my wheel seals and then we can have a very pretty looking World War II dump trailer kind of rare so I'm glad that came out

My young volunteers went and sanded and we primed and will put on paint the end of the week
04/25/2023

My young volunteers went and sanded and we primed and will put on paint the end of the week

This is the Airborne dump trailer before we start working on it so when it's all pretty I'll put another picture up
04/14/2023

This is the Airborne dump trailer before we start working on it so when it's all pretty I'll put another picture up

Some of my volunteers wanted to do a individual restoration so we're taking our World War II dump Jeep trailer and they'...
04/11/2023

Some of my volunteers wanted to do a individual restoration so we're taking our World War II dump Jeep trailer and they're going to clean that thing up so they're going to start sanding it and cleaning it up make it pretty for display

This money was put in our donation box I haven't looked up the value though but it's a interesting looking Indonesian mo...
03/19/2023

This money was put in our donation box I haven't looked up the value though but it's a interesting looking Indonesian money

Good day today the rain finally stopped and we had a gentleman that I met last month who makes executive tables and fanc...
03/15/2023

Good day today the rain finally stopped and we had a gentleman that I met last month who makes executive tables and fancy furniture out of aircraft parts he was nice enough to drop off a pin that holds the rotors on a Huey helicopter I didn't have the right nut and he was nice enough to drop somebody absolutely wonderful

It's a little wet this weekend we're not opening and also we had two more of our senior volunteers that are leaving the ...
02/25/2023

It's a little wet this weekend we're not opening and also we had two more of our senior volunteers that are leaving the state so I kind of sucks so if you know of anybody that like to help the museum in different jobs let us know we can we can use some help now

Boy Scout Troop 266 was nice enough to have an Eagle project where we have a storage building in our picnic area we are ...
02/21/2023

Boy Scout Troop 266 was nice enough to have an Eagle project where we have a storage building in our picnic area we are just Gathering up all our supplies and get ready for the new the birthday season which is usually when it stops raining and we'll start having the birthday parties again that was a wonderful fundraiser for the museum and people that absolutely love it so that's our our weekend

This morning we have the Army Corps of Engineers stop by to look at our facility the new people are working on the Whitt...
02/11/2023

This morning we have the Army Corps of Engineers stop by to look at our facility the new people are working on the Whittier Narrows Dam and they drove a very cool Polaris vehicle over here so I snapped some pictures for you guys to look at it

02/10/2023
Brand new tires on our 12,000 lb car trailer we have to move our 40 mm bofors to the Airaid on February 25th
02/08/2023

Brand new tires on our 12,000 lb car trailer we have to move our 40 mm bofors to the Airaid on February 25th

The 106 recoilless rifle was sanded and primered now we're starting to work on the spotting rifle getting that all clean...
12/31/2022

The 106 recoilless rifle was sanded and primered now we're starting to work on the spotting rifle getting that all cleaned up and this will be on display at the Richard Nixon Museum starting in May to represent the release of the pows from the Vietnam War believe it or not it's 50 years ago

The museum Christmas Bear is very depressed and deflated we tried to get him to sit up on a tank and he's just not doing...
12/17/2022

The museum Christmas Bear is very depressed and deflated we tried to get him to sit up on a tank and he's just not doing it so maybe next year he'll feel better he might have had covid we don't know

It's Veterans Day 2022 every Veteran's Day we put a new flag up for the year and we are letting all our visitors in free...
11/11/2022

It's Veterans Day 2022 every Veteran's Day we put a new flag up for the year and we are letting all our visitors in free cuz this isn't a day to you know make money so we're proud to have three or four disabled American vet units come out a couple of the AmVets we're going to come out so we might have a wonderful crowd at the Museum

Our Museum cat baby has a drinking problem
10/25/2022

Our Museum cat baby has a drinking problem

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1918 Rosemead Boulevard
South El Monte, CA
91733

Opening Hours

Friday 10am - 4:15pm
Saturday 10am - 4:15pm
Sunday 10am - 4:15pm

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(626) 442-1776

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