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Visiting, Tours, Maps

Admission is FREE and guided tours are available upon request.

Driving Directions:

From Toledo: Go south on I-75 to to US Route 35 West, taking the Gettysburg Street exit.
From Indianapolis: Go east on I-70 to I-75 South, then to US Route 35 West, taking the Gettysburg Street exit.
From Pittsburgh: Go west on I-70 to I-75 South, then to US Route 35 West, taking the Gettysburg Street exit.
From Cincinnati: Go north on I-75 to US Route 35 West, taking the Gettysburg Street exit.

At the Gettysburg Street exit, the Veterans Affairs Medical Center will be immediately in front of you. Enter through the gate and proceed to the top of the hill, and turn left. The first cross street you come to is Ohio Street; turn right, and Building 120 is the first building on the left. There is ample parking across the street, and a wheelchair ramp is located at the back of the building if needed.

Operating hours:

Monday through Friday, 9AM to 3PM (NOTE: Hours are contingent on volunteer availability)

Every patriotic holiday: Veterans Day, Memorial Day, Pearl Harbor Day, etc. Tours can be arranged for other times by calling the office at (937) 267-7628.

Visitors with special needs: Wheelchairs are permitted; a ramp is located at the rear of the building. We also have a conventional wheelchair available for your use.

Download these directions and a map here: avhc_directions.pdf, or just the map: avhcmap.pdf (Either click on the link, or right-click and choose "Save linked content as...").

Download our driving guide here: NHDVS Driving Guide (NOTE - this is a large file (~10MB).

Download a 28 minute video history of the Soldiers Home here: Our Place In History (NOTE - this is a large file (~54MB).

The Dayton VA Medical Center is located on several bus routes of the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority (RTA). For route and schedule information call (937) 425-8300. For Project Mobility information, call (937) 425-8300.

LocationMailing AddressHours of OperationPhone Number

Copyright The American Veterans Heritage Center

Building 120
4100 W. Third St.
Dayton, OH 45428
AVHC
P.O. Box 28098
Dayton, OH 45428
Monday through Friday
9AM to 3PM
or by appointment
Office: (937) 267-7628