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Military Heritage Museum

Address: Fisherman's Village, 1200 West Retta Esplanade, Unit 48, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
Phone Number: 941-575-9002
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Ranked #5 of 36 things to do in Punta Gorda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Military museums, Museums
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Type: Military museums, Museums

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

My cousin had been in the Korean War, he was informed by the volunteer hosting the Museum, that he was eligible for a special award. Very interesting place to see, even for the wives.

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Schererville, Indiana
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107 reviews 107 reviews
30 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Great museum ... free admission. Displayed military memorabilia and artifacts donated by veterans and their families. Especially enjoyed seeing certificates awarded for crossing the date line, etc. Covers all arenas from WWI to Viet Nam ... VISIT! When in Punta Gorda.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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57 reviews 57 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Took relatives to see it and they were in awe. Saying it was one of the best military museums they've seen and it's free. They were so glad to be able to see and experience it.

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I always try to stop over at the Military Heritage Museum every time I get back to Punta Gorda and Fisherman's Village. The volunteers there are very friendly and the exhibits are awesome. Best of all, it's free!

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Englewood, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is a free museum - donations accepted. The docents tell stories, and you can ask questions to learn more. It was a great place for him to enjoy while I shopped across Fisherman's Village.

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Hampton, New Hampshire
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Lots of historical information regarding our military. Educational as well as informative. Definitely worth a visit.

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

No visit to Fisherman's Village should be complete without a visit to the museum. Although small, it is very informative and the folks there are friendly and helpful. No admission but donations are appreciated. Great place.

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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

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

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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75 reviews 75 reviews
16 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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