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Camp Gordon Johnston Museum

Address: 302 Marine St SE, Carrabelle, FL
Phone Number: (850) 697-8575
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Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Palm Harbor, Florida, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I spent a little over a week in Carrabelle on a hunting trip in 'Tate's Hell ' area, and learned of this Museum at the B+B I stayed at. As a multi-generation Floridian, and history fanatic, I was floored by this Museum I had no idea even existed! I visited on my last day in the area, and totally messed... More 

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Crawfordville, Florida
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85 reviews 85 reviews
27 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We traveled to Carrabelle,Fl to visit the Gordon Johnston Museum. This museum recognizes the amphibious forces that served during WW11. I thought all branches of service were well represented. The docents in attendance seemed pretty knowledgeable. Lots of interesting memorbilia on display. It's located in an old school and is quite large. Admission is by donation so be generous when... More 

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Cairo, Georgia
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150 reviews 150 reviews
43 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

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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58 reviews 58 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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29 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 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
2 reviews
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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