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.

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

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.

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The Military Heritage Museum is Open

WEDNESDAY – SATURDAY 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

There are capacity limits and mandatory coronavirus protocols in place.  Click here for details.

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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:
Wednesday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed: Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day

General Admission: Includes access to the Museum’s first floor galleries and exhibits, second floor Simulator Room, War Room, Virtual Reality Experience and exhibit areas.  Academy Library (does not include book check-out privileges), and access to Gulf Theater Museum conducted programs taking place during gallery hours.

$12 per person; $10 for veterans and military active duty, $9 for youth ages 5-13, $5 for Annual Members and No fee for children under 5, Charter and Sustaining Members.

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: 941.575.9002W


THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTIVE COMMUNITY DONORS AND AFFILIATES

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