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Military Heritage Museum

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Address: Fisherman's Village, 1200 West Retta Esplanade, Unit 48, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
Phone Number: 941-575-9002
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I visited this museum with my son on his bday who is a Marine vet. We enjoyed it very much. It was bigger than most. No admission fee just donations accepted which was well worth... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Deptford, New Jersey
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Deptford, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I visited this museum with my son on his bday who is a Marine vet. We enjoyed it very much. It was bigger than most. No admission fee just donations accepted which was well worth it.

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PUNTA GORDA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

It's great to see pieces of history...take your time and read the information about what you are looking at...it's worth it!

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Billings, Montana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I visit this little military museum every time I get to Punta Gorda. They continually add items from different wars. The museum is free, however, visitors can donate a few dollars to keep the doors open. The volunteers staffing the museum are very engaging and friendly. I recommend stopping in, especially if you were in the military.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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266 attraction reviews
271 helpful votes 271 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Our visit to the Military Heritage Museum was one of the highlights of our Florida vacation. This impressive museum, one of the finest of its size and type that I have ever seen, packs an amazing amount of military exhibits and memorabilia into a compact space. How wonderful that this museum is so accessible, being situated at the entrance to... More 

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This was an excellent step back into military history. I especially found it interesting as I have an uncle that was a Japanese POW in WWII. Good job of covering all aspects of military interaction. History is an important part of our lives and sometimes is sadly neglected in education today especially different military interactions.

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south Fort Myers
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

When meeting friends for lunch at Fisherman's Village, Punta Gorda, I was very pleasantly surprised to find the Military Heritage Museum located right at the beginning of the shops as you enter the orange building. "Admission is free. The experience is priceless." How very true. This small museum houses many artifacts and personal memorabilia, uniforms, artillery and more. All branches... More 

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Sheffield, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My husband loves this place! He loves military history! He really enjoys visiting the museum. I even found it to be very interesting!

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Islamorada, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

A lot of military history donated to the museum by local veterans of the wars. Having been in the military it took me back to early years.

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Annapolis Royal, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

A great display of military historical artifacts, personal information. The information and displays takes one through a complete history of the American military from civil war to the present. The volunteers are friendly and knowledgable.

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

If you were in the military you will want to visit this place. If you were not in the service you need to visit. Their slogan is Freedom Isn't Free, and they will show you why.

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