General George Patton Museum of Leadership
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The General George Patton Museum of Leadership is a museum in Fort Knox, Kentucky, dedicated to the memory of General George S. Patton, Jr., and his role as a leader from World War I to the present day. The museum is administered by the U.S. Army Cadet Command, Fort Knox and the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command.
The present building was originally constructed between 1972 and 1992 for the Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor without cost to the U.S. Government by the Cavalry-Armor Foundation, now called the Patton Museum Foundation.
As of September 7, 2010, the building houses the newly established "General George Patton Museum of Leadership".
The gift store sells two sizes of miniature replicas of gold bars from the nearby gold depository.
The museum, as the Patton Museum, had many tank exhibits, but these accompanied the move of the Armor school to Fort Benning and are now located at the National Armor and Cavalry Museum, Georgia.
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- Associated Press (September 28, 2012). "Museum at Fort Knox getting updated". Lexington Herald Leader. Retrieved July 11, 2016.
- "Patton Museum in the midst of change". WDRB. October 12, 2011. Retrieved July 11, 2016.
- "Fort Knox reduces hours, closes main exhibit at Patton Museum for renovations". Fox News. November 2, 2012. Retrieved July 11, 2016.
- Dube, Ron (June 23, 1991). "Museum shows there's more than gold at Fort Knox". The Telegraph. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
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