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Camp Gordon Johnston Museum

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Address: 302 Marine St SE, Carrabelle, FL
Phone Number: (850) 697-8575
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Neat place with great potential!

They do a great job with the resources they presently have. Kids enjoyed it and they've been to several similar places. They have plans for a new building and I know that will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

They do a great job with the resources they presently have. Kids enjoyed it and they've been to several similar places. They have plans for a new building and I know that will really boost their visitors. We were glad to have stopped in and learn how important Camp Gordon Johnson was to the soldiers training for the Normandy invasion... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This WWII museum is housed in a old school building with plenty of parking.doesn't look like much on the outside but the history with in proves you can't judge a book by its cover. It has been building this collection for over 20 years and has done a wonderful job. There is no admission, but the donations are what keep... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
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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Address: 302 Marine St SE, Carrabelle, FL
Phone Number: (850) 697-8575
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Panhandle  >  Carrabelle

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