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World War II Home Front Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great Historical Opportunity

WOW, what a great historical adventure touring the Interactive WW II Home Front Museum. Brings to... read more

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ARMYguy78
Georgia played a very important role in WWII

I had no idea how much the people of Goergia did for the war effort. The museum was fantastic and... read more

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The World War II Home Front Museum brings to life Coastal Georgia's extraordinary contributions during World War II. Through immersive exhibits and interactive experiences, visitors will learn about blimps on anti-submarine patrol, radar training to...more
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4201 1st St, East Beach, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-3902
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Reviewed yesterday

WOW, what a great historical adventure touring the Interactive WW II Home Front Museum. Brings to life facts and little known history about shipbuilding in Brunswick, GA, German U-Boat attacks 13 miles off our coast, the role of our Merchant Marine in WW II and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had no idea how much the people of Goergia did for the war effort. The museum was fantastic and very informative. A must see stop on the island.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

When you come to the World War II homefront you need to go around to the back to get your ticket for the actual museum. In the back there is a small store where you get your tickets a couple of hands on displays that...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited and fell in love - fabulous presentation of a time now past when the country really came together. We appreciated the way the museum shared a “local view” of world events! And the displays really transported us - including audio of those who...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I must admit I was disappointed with the museum as I was expecting more history of the U.S. Coast Guard Station built in 1935, with contains the Home Front Museum. However the Home Front Museum does an excellent job of preserving the history of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum addressed the local contributions to the war effort. It was very informative and unique with interactive exhibits which are great for kids. The museum itself is beautiful, clean, and well-kept. It was worth the stop.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 15, 2019

This museum is a great interactive experience that teaches one what happened in this area during WWII. I had no idea that so many tankers were sunk by German u-boats and the contribution of the blimps to keep the transport ships safe from the enemy....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019

The Home Front Museum is new and very well thought through. It provided an understanding of the battle to maintain the supply convoys with film, interactive exhibits and photographs. The staff were very helpful and friendly. On the day we went they had two local...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mary W
Reviewed April 10, 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this lovely new museum near the beach on St. Simons Island. The interactive displays are informative and very engaging. I loved the variety of information and the different ways information was presented. The oral history stories were amazing and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019

OK, Mr. TwoInMaine really liked the hour spent hear; Mrs. TwoInMaine was less enthused. St. Simons and Brunswick were active home front sites during WWII - building liberty ships, flying anti-submarine blimps, training radar operators. This small locally run museum tells their stories with some...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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