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Map & Directions

The Foundation office is at 950 Soldiers Drive, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013 and is located in the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center.

Directions and maps to Carlisle Barracks are also available at: 


Automobile Travel:

Carlisle is at the intersection of three major highways: Interstate 81, the Pennsylvania Turnpike (Interstate 76) and U.S. Rt. 11. Please see the following detailed driving instructions for routes from those thoroughfares to USAHEC/USAMHI.


The nearest commercial airport is Harrisburg International Airport (HIA), located south of Harrisburg adjacent to the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76). It is approximately 28 miles from Carlisle.

Other public transportation:

Carlisle is served by a local bus line (Capital Area Transit, CAT). There is no public transportation within Carlisle or to/from HIA. Taxis are available for local use. Amtrak trains share the Harrisburg terminal with Greyhound and CAT. That terminal is 19 miles from Carlisle Barracks.

U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center House of Operation:

Monday through Saturday 10 am to 5 pm; Sunday 12 pm to 5 pm.

USAHEC will be open for the following Federal Holidays from 9am - 5pm:
Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and Veteran's Day.
USAHEC will be closed for all other Federal holidays.