Sixth Cavalry Museum

Experience the days of soldier and steed and southern hospitality.

Step back in time to the era of the horse soldier by visiting the 6th Cavalry Museum.

The 6th Cavalry Museum preserves the rich military history of the “Fighting Sixth” Cavalry, stationed at The Post at Fort Oglethorpe 1919 – 1942. The story of the 6th Cavalry is illustrious, beginning in 1861 as a U.S. Cavalry Regiment to present day. 

Located on the Post’s original parade ground/polo field, the area is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, surrounded by officers' homes and other Post buildings. Visited by presidents, military heroes and celebrities, the museum houses artifacts, uniforms, weapons, accouterments, photos, and  vehicles.

Located at 6 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742.  Phone: 706-861-2860.

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Latitude: 34.9446256 Longitude: -85.2627071 Elevation: 770 ft

Seasons Open

Year Around

Hours Open

Tuesday - Saturday 9 am -4 pm; Closed Sundays and Mondays; Closed Wednesday - Saturday the week of Thanksgiving; Closed December 23 through January 3.


6th U.S. Cavalry Association Members - FREE; Adults - $3; Students - $2; Seniors 62 and older - $2; Children 5 and under - Free.

Pet Friendly Notes

Hi Radonna,  Thanks for your nomination.  We need a bit more information on location for this museum.  could you add a street address to the contact information - and some directions might be useful in the text as well.  Thans,


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