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Camp Gordon Johnston Museum

302 Marine St SE, Carrabelle, FL
(850) 697-8575
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Ranked #1 of 5 attractions in Carrabelle
Type: Museums
Most recent review
- Jul 19, 2014
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Cairo, Georgia
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128 reviews 128 reviews
35 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

My wife and I stopped by the Camp Gordon Johnston Museum while on a trip through the Forgotten Coast. The museum is located in a former school and has many different rooms for the many exhibits. They have one of a kind WWII artifacts throughout the museum. Plan on spending a couple of hours here to see everything and watch... More

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Tallahassee, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Has a lot of interesting facts and artifacts and keeps growing. This area is training site for D-Day.

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Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Really neat history. Has great human interest stuff with the real lives of soldiers. I live in Floria 40 years and did not know all this went on during World War II.

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Athens, Ga
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Located in an old school, this museum has all kinds of WWII memorabilia including many things from the Camp. Carrabelle is where the soldiers trained for D-Day, from parachuting down on Dog Island to amphibious landings. It is an amazing glimpse at history and the volunteers there have a wealth of knowledge and stories. Leave a donation as there is... More

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Ocala, Florida
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113 reviews 113 reviews
12 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

A very informative and well done museum concerning WWII and the training that took place at Camp Gordon Johnston to prepare troops for the D-Day invasion. It is housed in an old school building and staffed by volunteers who were very knowledgeable of the history of the military in the area.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Like walking back in time. Such an important memorial to such brave soldiers. So happy this time and place has not been forgotten.

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alabama
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

This is a must see in the area. Even if you are not a history buff, you need to tour the museum. We were given a personal tour and I found it to be very interesting. This museum is better than some of the WWII museums in France. Don't miss it!

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Lindale, Georgia
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30 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I have been a World Wat II Historian since childhood. My family lost 2 sons during the war. While traveling down Hwy 98 East, our group came across the Camp Gordon Johnson Museum. If you like history and if you ever lost a relative during WWII this is a must place to visit. As I stated at the first of... More

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Moultrie, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

If you like WWII history you will like this museum. Not many people knew that this area was used for practice like the Normandy invasion. They are still finding artifacts and many are in the museum. The people that work there know a lot about the history around this community.

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Rockledge, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

this is a great museum that tells the story of events in WWII that most people are aware. The volunteer working when we visited was very friendly and a true wealth of knowledge

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