IT'S A WHOLE NEW EXPERIENCE!

Explore centuries of U.S. military history – and discover the lasting legacies they left behind.

Discover rare artifacts and perspectives from the Seminole tribes of Southwest Florida – and learn both sides of this lengthy and costly chapter in our history

Explore our extensive collection of more than 4,000 literary titles and more than 1,000 original documents – free and open to anyone who is interested in learning more about U.S. military history and heritage.

Keep checking back with us when we once again host a special “oral history” event for local and visiting veterans. Those participating in the event will have the opportunity to share their personal military combat stories with an Witness to War interviewer and videographer.

Experience our 247-seat theater and enjoy the many scheduled events. We will host a variety of activities in this beautiful center including military related films, cultural events, and much more. Get your tickets today for upcoming activities. Contact the theater manager for information about renting the theater.

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CONNECT

With 30,000-plus historic artifacts, veteran-led tours and thousands of oral histories, the Military Heritage Museum provides visitors an opportunity to fully understand and experience military history in an authentic, personal and unique way.

DISCOVER

By hearing the big story of military history through small, individual stories, visitors learn about well-known events from an entirely new perspective — and about events and viewpoints they never knew.

 

ENGAGE

The Future Force Academy second floor activity areas create a realistic and fun experience while providing visitors unique educational opportunities.

 

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THE SEMINOLE WARS

Opening Exhibit:
The Seminole Wars

The first limited-run exhibit will tell the stories of the Seminole Wars. Our museum staff has worked carefully with Seminole tribes in Southwest Florida to gain a better understanding of this series of conflicts with the U.S. Army spanning from 1816 to 1858.

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THE STORIES

Bringing history to life by listening and reading the personal stories of those who served this great country.

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HELP US TELL THE STORIES

Our Museum is growing! But we can’t do it alone. We need your help. Consider giving in one of the following ways.

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NEWS

Stay up to the date on the latest news, press coverage and happenings surrounding the Military Heritage Museum.

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BE A PILOT!

Seize an opportunity to pilot your favorite airplane or naval ship on our state-of-the-art simulators!

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MUSEUM PARKING AREAS

VISITING THE MUSEUM

GALLERY HOURS:
Monday – Saturday: 10AM to 5PM
Closed: Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day

All Access Pass: Includes access to the second floor Future Force Academy activity and exhibit areas, access to the Library (does not include book check-out privileges), access to Gulf Theater Museum programs taking place during gallery hours. Also includes First Floor Gallery Experience. 

$10 per person; $8 for veterans, military active duty, and youth ages 5-13.  $5 for Annual Members and No fee for children under 5

 

First Floor Galleries Only: Includes access to the Museum’s Three Exhibit Galleries, Hall of Heroes Gallery, Special Exhibit area and the Ship’s Store which are all located on the first floor. Admission is free with a $5 suggested donation per person

Additional fees may be required for special theater and other programs. For more information on annual or charter membership please visit the membership page.

ADDRESS:
900 West Marion Avenue, Punta Gorda, FL 33950

PHONE: 941.575.900


THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTIVE COMMUNITY DONORS AND AFFILIATES

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