Fort Ripley / Camp Ripley Junction
The state-owned 53,000 acre Camp Ripley is a multi-faceted training center that balances the needs of the military, state agencies and communities statewide. Camp Ripley serves as a world-class military training center for all branches and components of service, Minnesota State Agencies and Community groups. The Minnesota Military Museum vividly captures and interprets the experience and service of Minnesota's military men and women throughout our state's history. Museum is open to the public. Also on the grounds is the pristine Veteran's Military Cemetery. Indoor and outdoor exhibits depict the stories and contributions of Minnesotans who served in all branches of service or on the home front, in time of peace and war, from our early frontier years to the present.