Punta Gorda, Florida: Military Heritage Museum

War relics on display, 30,000 treasures from the attics of Florida war vets, from the Civil War to Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom.

Address:
900 W. Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL
Directions:
From I-75 take the Punta Gorda exit (#164). Turn left onto US 17 (Marion Ave.). Drive three miles. The Museum is on the right side of Marion Avenue.
Hours:
Tu-Sa 10-4, Su-M closed (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
941-575-9002
Admission:
Adult $14, Vet $12, Age 5-14 $9; annual and Sat. youth 5-14 $5; Active Mil. free
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Military Heritage Museum.

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The Military Heritage Museum in Punta Gorda completed its move to an expanded space in a nearby location.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 05/04/2022]

World War 2 exhibits.

Military Heritage Museum

The Military Heritage Museum is located inside the Fishermen's Village for now, but a gentleman named Frank told us that it will be moving in three months to a larger, two-story building nearby. We enjoyed walking around the place and talking about the exhibits.

[Barbara, 01/30/2019]
Military Heritage and Aviation Museum

The Military Heritage and Aviation Museum is a small, non-profit, museum featuring donated artifacts from the four armed services. Donations supporting the operation are appreciated. It is located in the unique Fishermen's Village shopping mall/wharf. A new museum building is planned at the Punta Gorda airport, site of the annual Florida International Air Show, this year featuring the U. S. Navy "Blue Angels." The original museum will be maintained as well to assist visitors in locating the larger museum building. We anticipate that the new location will allow us to display various donated military aircraft and vehicles. I am a volunteer docent at the museum and am a war veteran as are all our docents.

[Oscar Dorr, 03/18/2005]

October 2009: Now known simply as the Military Heritage Museum. Perhaps they got tired of waiting for the airplanes.


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