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The internal part of the museum is a veritable Aladdin’s cave with collections of weapons of all sizes, explosives, medals and a heater, which for us was the saving grace after almost two hours outside.
Top to bottom:
• US 60mm Bazooka
• German Panzerschreck
• British PIAT
• US M20 Super Bazooka
• Soviet RPG
Anti-tank Rifles. Top to bottom:
• German 13mm Mauser T-Gewehr
• British Boys
• Czech 7.92mm C.Z. Model S.S. 41
• German 7.92mm PzB39
• German 2.8cm sPzB41 barrel
• Soviet PTRS 14.5mm
• Finnish Lahtil 20mm
To find out more about Aberdeen Proving Ground visit their site at:
The museum is on a military base so you need picture ID to get in and not have any outstanding issues with any government agency but the directions are shown in full on this link.
Thanks to both Rob and Ben for keeping me company for the day and I hope to be bringing your more detailed and images from the museums collection at a later date.
Editor's Note: The Presently the Ordnance Museum is missing some of their tank display. This is because it is in the process of relocating. Originally situated about 35 miles north of Baltimore, the decision has been made to relocate the Museum to Ft Lee, Virginia. Many of the tanks are still available for viewing, although more get moved daily. The task of relocation will take some time, and even with tanks removed from the 25 acre display field, this is still worth the trip. Read more here...