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Military Heritage Museum

Fisherman's Village, 1200 West Retta Esplanade, Unit 48, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
941-575-9002
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Ranked #5 of 14 Attractions in Punta Gorda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Military Museums, Museums
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Type: Military Museums, Museums

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Cape Coral, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Family is former military and stopped in to see what this was about. Very informative, the people working their are very passionate about the place and history. Would see again and recommend to others. So much history in one place. Definitely should see at least once, but it changes so you might want to go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Need more museums like this. Definitely go here. Lots of historical items. The staff is very knowledgeable. Make sure you sign the guestbook!

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Minneapolis
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73 reviews 73 reviews
15 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Glad we stopped by on our way out of Fishermans Vill. Perfect size, informative and free. There was a vet there answering questions but we were not able to speak with him because he was busy. Learned about folks from the area that served and that was cool. Donations accepted so we left one.. totally worth it and the time.

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Sebring, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We have been to this museum several times in Fishermans Village. Every time we learn new information. Great guides that have a lot of accurate information. All of the guides have been in service and each has a different historical viewpoint. We took my father that is a WWII vet. They gave him special attention. Great visit!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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151 reviews 151 reviews
82 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Obviously the people who set this place up have a dedication to our vets. It has a great collection of militaria and the volunteers here care about our vets and military heritage. Don't expect.a high quality museum experience but definitely worth a visit and a donation. Thank you to the people who run this place.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Totally awesome! We go in there to walk around a hundred times and listen to the vets talk and tell stories. Never get sick of it!

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Loveland, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Donated items from a huge variety of wars; the captions can be a little cryptic. Donations gratefully accepted, and the volunteers working there were friendly and welcomed questions.

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Sarasota, FL
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

If you like military memorabilia, this place is great. The volunteers are knowlegable and there is no admission charge. The aircraft models are quite unique and interesting.

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florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

A Great Collection of Donated Military items from all wars .Uniforms to guns , stories etc .Free but feel free to contribute .Two volunteers stand 4 hour watches and are fun to talk to .Meet others while gawking at all the "Stuff "

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The military heritage museum has great volunteers providing first hand stories of recent wars and changing exhibits from past wars.

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