Located on the grounds of the U.S. Military Academy, this free museum boasts an impressive collection of exhibits from West Point and U.S. military conflicts. Galleries include American Wars, Large Weapons, History of Warfare, History of the US Army, and of course, West Point. A visit to West Point Academy is not allowed unless touring with a prospective student. Enter the museum by passing through the Thayer Gate and passing the Visitor Center. The museum is open daily, 10:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., and is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.