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Every Veteran Has a Story

MID AMERICA VETERANS MUSEUM

WELCOME TO THE MID AMERICA VETERANS MUSEUM

Ralph Barrale wanted to see a Veterans Museum that would honor all of those Veterans who served our country, and especially those from St. Charles County. This was but another example of Ralph Barrale’s dedication to our servicemen and women and his desire to keep their memories in the forefront of the generations of today so that our Veterans will not be forgotten.

The museum opened in the spring of 2019. There you will find “Ralph’s Story” among others like his, who served our country, because Ralph felt:

No one is ever gone, as long as someone still has memories of them.

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Featured Upcoming Event

Rev up your engines and join us for a spectacular FORD Only Car Show! Whether you’re a die-hard FORD enthusiast or simply appreciate the beauty of these iconic vehicles, this event is for you.

Bring your FORD pride and joy and showcase it alongside fellow enthusiasts. From classic Mustangs to powerful F-Series trucks, we welcome all FORD models to this exciting gathering.

Entry fee is just $10 per FORD vehicle, and all proceeds will go towards the Mid America Veterans Museum.

Date: June 15, 2024
Time: 10am – 2pm
Location: Mid America Veterans Museum Parking Lot
Entry Fee: $10 per FORD vehicle

Join us for a day filled with horsepower, camaraderie, and the chance to celebrate everything FORD!

Featured Story

PAUL “SLIM” SEBACHER

Paul “Slim” Sebacher: This sailor served on six patrols aboard the submarine USS Pacuda. One of the reasons he was assigned to the same submarine for so long was that he was also the ship’s barber, and the officers liked the way he cut their hair! His account of his service as a “too tall” submariner includes some very interesting and surprising details of life aboard a sub during WWII.

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69 reviews on
Bruce Wall
Bruce Wall
2023-09-08
Great local veterans museum. Very dedicated staff. Please visit and support their work.
Judi Ruth Meredith
Judi Ruth Meredith
2023-09-06
A wonderful collection of artifacts and personal stories that emotionally imparts an understanding of the remarkable job that service people do and have done over the decades to protect freedom.
Norm Muelleman
Norm Muelleman
2023-08-24
What a great gem of a museum in St Charles Co. Pretty close to I-70. Nice displays, friendly staff!
Robert White
Robert White
2023-08-12
Wonderful history displays, very knowledgeable staff. I donated Father's military biography to the museum.
James Welch (Hillbilly)
James Welch (Hillbilly)
2023-07-03
All good at all aspects.
Joe Eafrati
Joe Eafrati
2023-06-04
Easy access into the parking lot and big enough to turn my rig around. The museum was very informative on all the wars. They offer 30 and 50amp hookups for a donation.
William Barrett
William Barrett
2023-05-10
Being a veteran, it was a really great place to visit.
Dallas Thompson
Dallas Thompson
2023-04-19
Great stop. Very accommodating. Come and visit!
GeGe Blair
GeGe Blair
2023-04-10
Really fantastic display of our American Veterans! Jim is so knowledgeable and brings everything to life. Thanks!
Coty Spraggs
Coty Spraggs
2023-03-05
Great place that ensures we don't forget our local veterans who have served their country!

Located at 410 East Elm Street O’Fallon, Missouri