The Military Veterans Museum & Education Center is a family friendly, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, history museum located in Oshkosh, Wisconsin that collects and displays donated military artifacts to educate the public on American military history. We have the largest military vehicle museum in Wisconsin thanks to our new John E. Kuenzl Motor Pool.
We believe it’s the story and the people behind each vehicle and artifact that’s crucial to educating the public about our military efforts as a nation. Some of our artifacts include weapons, uniforms, vehicles, gear, medals and more from many of the wars in our nation’s history.Five World War II veterans from Neenah started the museum, opening first in the building that is now Becket’s Restaurant. We are now located near the EAA Museum.
The museum is run by volunteers, including the mechanics who keep our military vehicles running. It is free to visit, but we ask for a small cash donation for the upkeep of museum operations. Bring the whole family for a fun and educational adventure!
Board of Directors Vice President and Chair of the Collections Committee
Twellman has been a member of the Military Veteran Museum Board of Directors since 2014. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in American History from the University of Missouri and an MFA in Museum Science from Texas Tech University. Twellman retired in July 2016 after 27 years with the EAA AirVenture Museum as collections manager and curator
Board of Directors, President
Kersztyn has been a member of the Military Veterans Museum since 2011 and held multiple positions, including Motor Pool mechanic, collection committee chair and Board of Directors vice president.
Prior to his involvement with the museum, he was in the U.S. Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. He received an associate degree in Internal Combustion Engine Technology and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering.
The museum is run by 17 Board of Directors members as well as operational staff and committees, including:
The mission of the Military Veterans Museum & Education Center is to honor our nation’s military history through education and preservation.
In 2008, we completed Phase 1 (the John E. Kuenzl Motor Pool that displays historical and modern military vehicles). Thank you to all who donated to make this possible!
Stay tuned for Phase 2 of the museum’s future construction efforts!
If you’re looking to get your veteran or family member in the military a historical keepsake, stop by to see what we have in our PX Gift Shop.
We sell military items, such as T-shirts, hats, books, decor, bumper stickers, patches, keychains, engraved Ka-Bars, Army & Navy Surplus gear, and more.
Military Veteran Museum members can get 10% off all gift shop items!
FREE ADMISSION & Family friendly
See a small-scale reenactment of the Normandy Invasion.
Rides available on a few of our military vehicles and photo ops with even more vehicles (donations appreciated)
Weapon demonstrations including Japanese, British, Russian, and German weapons not on display at MVMEC.
There will be a military vehicle parade, and a flyover by World War II era Warbirds.
For the FIRST TIME EVER our LCVP Landing Craft “Higgins Boat” will be on display.
We will also have Tom Moriarty, author of “God and the Gunny” and B.J. Prior & Linda Lou Coombs Wiese, authors of “Behind My Wings” signing books from 12p – 2pm.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Join us at 4300 Poberezny Road, just south of EAA, starting at 10am.
Look for several of the MVMEC’s vehicles there.
For more information on this event visit www.cedarburg.org
This will be a four-person scramble with hole prizes, raffle prizes, and a silent auction.
Registration starts at 12pm
Shotgun start/scramble at 1pm
Hearty hors d’oeurvers and drinks will be served.
$85.00 per golfer.
Please register by May 28, 2019 by calling or emailing Jason Lowe at 920-230-2652 or email@example.com.
For sponsorship opportunities or questions contact Tom Sonnleitner at 920-420-2030 or email firstname.lastname@example.org