U.S. Army Transportation Museum is s.w. of I-64 exit 250A at 300 Washington Blvd. During World War I Fort Eustis was established at Newport News as a U.S. Coast Artillery training center. Today the fort is the home of the U.S. Army Transportation Corps.
The museum displays uniforms, equipment, models and dioramas as well as full-size vehicles, helicopters, airplanes, trains and marine vessels. Exhibits cover Army transportation history from the Revolutionary War through current operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Included are an L-19 airplane, a Huey helicopter, a gun truck used during the Vietnam War, the third CH47 Chinook helicopter ever built, a M1070 heavy equipment transporter from Iraq, a M1114 vehicle from Afghanistan and a VH60 helicopter used to transport high-ranking military and political figures.