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Address: 302 Marine St SE, Carrabelle, FL
Phone Number: (850) 697-8575
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HISTORIC, EDUCATIONAL AND INSPIRING

Unique and inspiring. Hard to believe what went on there during WWII. It's hard to imagine how the museum got the original uniforms, weapons etc. that is presented.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Tallahassee
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Tallahassee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Unique and inspiring. Hard to believe what went on there during WWII. It's hard to imagine how the museum got the original uniforms, weapons etc. that is presented.

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Quincy, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We spent a couple of hours mesmerized by all the artifacts collected in this one area. Obviously locals took their time to put it together very well. Hopefully the dream of a new, better facility will become a reality sooner than later. This IS a must see for all the family. You'll be moved by the photos, letters, recordings surrounding... More 

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Jacksonville, Fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Perhaps the best way to spend an afternoon in Carrabelle, Florida. We throughly enjoyed the nearly 3 hours it took to view the many displays contained in the rooms inside the former school building. We especially enjoyed the 2 videos depicting military training during WWII in the Florida Panhandle, and the effects the war had on the men and women... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

A great museum. The curator was very knowledgeable, lots of information, artefacts and photos from WW2. 3 old vehicles. various rooms set up with clothing and artefacts form the period. Camp Gordon Johnston was a military training ground during WW2 for amphibious landings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Camp Gordon Johnson was one of the main training facilities for the invasions of Europe during WWII. The LCM boats (steel with the flat bow that opened toallow the troops to exit right in to the surf) were used here and the coxswains were trained in the techniques of assault landings. While much of the museum is devoted to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I had read the reviews and they were good so I went. The staff is very knowledgeable and the items on display were incredible and very well presented. When you first walk in it is underwhelming then you move to more rooms and wow what a collection of WWII items. They do not charge a fee but accept donations, if... More 

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Moultrie, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

If you like history you will like this museum. Lot's to see and learn about here. I liked the story they told about still finding war items around this area. They talked about someone finding a mine in their yard and taking it up town by towing it behind their pickup truck with a chain. When they arrived at the... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We did not expect much as we are from New Orleans and have been to the National WW2 museum, but this one was well done. We did not know that The area there was used to train men with the amphibious boats and had a base there. Lots and lots of personal memorabilia throughout. We spent about 2 hours there... More 

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Bradford, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Lots of newspapers from the time, pictures and stories of the locals who enlisted. This area used to train landing troops for D-Day. My dad was 101st Airborne, and jumped on D-Day, so not relative to his training but I was very interested in what these young men endured. If you read everything will take couple of hours or more.... More 

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This museum is worth the stop. Lots of artifacts. This area was a major training area for WWII pilots, D-day & so much more. Be sure to watch their movie - well done & answers a lot of your questions you start to think of as you look around, plus gives much more info. No fee, does take donations.

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Address: Address: 302 Marine St SE, Carrabelle, FL
Phone Number: (850) 697-8575
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Carrabelle

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