United States Cavalry Museum – Fort Riley, Kansas
Building 247 Cameron Avenue
Hours of Operation
Wednesday – Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sunday – Tuesday: Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Building 205 on Henry Avenue
New Year's, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas
History of the United States Cavalry Museum
The museum highlights the extensive history of the Cavalry Regiment from the Revolutionary War through inactivations in 1950.
Housed in the original hospital built in 1855, the U.S. Cavalry Museum exhibits depict the colorful history of the American mounted horse soldier. The exhibit features 175 years of cavalry history.
Mission Statement as Approved by the Center of Military History
"To collect, preserve, exhibit, and interpret those materials that are integral parts of the history and traditions of the U.S. Cavalry from 1775 to 1950. In addition, the Museum Division is responsible for exhibiting and interpreting the history of Fort Riley from its establishment to the present, including its various schools, major commands, and community life. To support post-education, training, research, and historical programs. The museum will provide educational programs and services."
Mission statement taken from the above link.