Storming the Beach diorama.

Amphibious Soldiers of WWII Museum

Field review by the editors.

Carrabelle, Florida

Camp Gordon Johnston opened in 1942. Its sole purpose was to train infantry divisions and special brigades for World War II amphibious landings in the Pacific, Africa, and Europe. It closed in 1946 after training a quarter-million soldiers and sailors.

Landing craft replica.

The Camp Gordon Johnston Museum opened in the 1990s -- the heyday of Greatest Generation war history fever. It displays the expected military uniforms and equipment, as well as an ample collection of World War II victor booty, a replica landing craft, and a diorama of toy soldiers storming Carrabelle Beach in Florida.

Amphibious Soldiers of WWII Museum

Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum

Address:
1873 Hwy 98 W., Carrabelle, FL
Directions:
Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum. About three miles west of downtown, on the north (inland) side of US Hwy 98.
Hours:
M-Th 1-4, F 12-4, Sa 10-2 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
850-697-8575
Admission:
Donations accepted.
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