The Fort McCoy Commemorative Area will be open for walk-in visitors from noon to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13.
Members of the public are welcome. This will be the final afternoon opening for the 2017 season.
The Commemorative Area consists of the Equipment Park, five World War II-era buildings with historical displays, the History Center, and Veterans Memorial Plaza. The History Center and World War II-era buildings contain artifacts dating from Fort McCoy's inception in 1909 up to present day.
Members of the public must stop first at the Visitor Control Center, building 35, and present valid photo IDs to get a visitor's pass. To reach the VCC, take Highway 21 and enter Fort McCoy at the Main Gate. Turn into the VCC parking lot on the right before passing through the Main Gate.
Questions about visitor passes should be directed to the Visitor Control Center at 608-388-4988.
For more information about the Commemorative Area and tours, call the Public Affairs Office at 608-388-2407.