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Camp Gordon Johnston Museum

1001 Gray Ave, Carrabelle, FL 32322-6847
+1 850-697-8575
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Excellent Collection of WW II Memorabilia

The Museum has a fabulous display of the history of WW II amphibious training on Florida's... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Gary A
Tallahassee, Florida
A truly wonderful WWII collection/museum.

A little off the main drag of Hwy. 98 in Carrabelle but is well worth the visit. Only asks for a... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1001 Gray Ave, Carrabelle, FL 32322-6847
+1 850-697-8575
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

The Museum has a fabulous display of the history of WW II amphibious training on Florida's Forgotten Coast. From films, photographs, uniforms, weaponry, equipment, local accounts, newspapers, and much more, it tells the story of Camp Gordon Johnston as well as nearby military installations. Well...More

Thank Gary A
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A little off the main drag of Hwy. 98 in Carrabelle but is well worth the visit. Only asks for a donation to enter. Great old photos, uniforms, patches and much more WWII era items. They are currently housed in a past municipal building and...More

Thank red-goldwing
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great museum to visit if you are in the Carrabelle area. This museum has the best WW II displays we have seen so far. Free admission but they do take donations. Unfortunately the air conditioner was not working, it was a bit hot. We spend...More

Thank 887arlenep
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful museum that has a tremendous amount of WWII Militaria and displays! Definitely a must see when visiting the area of Carrabelle, Fl. Anyone that knows the importance of the D-Day landings in Normandy should visit to see the place where the 4th ID Trained...More

Thank kenneth p
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I figured it would only take 30 to 45 minutes to do this museum. But, it was 4pm and they chased us out, and we had two rooms to go! There's a lot to see. Allow at least two hours. High value. Many displays artfully...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The WWII museum is amazing! Goosebumps all the way through ❤,Carrabelle is where the troops trained to land on the beaches of Normandy,

Thank Chrissy T
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The amount of material to cover was overwhelming. We needed a docent or audio system to help us out, but this is not a wealthy community. It was worth the trip to this historical place with such great potential.

Thank travelinondownthroad
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The museum is a little hard to find but worth finding. Even if you are not a history buff you will find some tings to interest you, there are so many different item and displays. It serves as a reminder for times almost vanished from...More

Thank uglifish
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We found this to be extremely interesting. We knew nothing at all about the WWII training conducted here. The host was quite knowledgeable and answered questions. The displays were fantastic in presenting the life experienced here by soldiers being trained for the D-Day invasion. A...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Thanks to this museum, people can learn about the amphibious WWII soldiers who trained in the area. Items of interest include: newspaper headlines, camp equipment, uniforms, and photos. A film shares what went on at the five camps. The museum has plenty of room to...More

Thank Sue N
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