LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The General George Patton Museum is preparing to close for approximately six months, according to a news release from Fort Knox. 

The museum will close, beginning on Nov. 1, so that several renovations can be completed.

Renovations include:

  • A new roof
  • A new HVAC system
  • The repaving and widening of the sidewalk between the parking lot and the museum
  • The repaving of the visitors parking lot
  • Making any modifications necessary to ensure that the restrooms meet with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards
  • Replacement of glass and metal in the museum's atrium
  • Installation of audiovisual equipment to the museum's theater
  • Replacement of exterior doors
  • Construction of a canopy for both the entrance and sidewalk
  • Provision of direct access to museum from Highway 31W
  • Preparation of artifacts for new exhibits
  • Installation of more efficient artifacts storage system
  • Training related to new ROTC Hall of Fame and Fort Knox history exhibits

The museum is located at Fort Knox.

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