Green Cove Springs, Florida: Military Museum of North Florida

Artifacts from the Revolutionary War to Afghanistan displayed in a WWII quonset hut. Outdoors, next to the highway, a giant LARC-LX amphibious transport has been painted to resemble an open mouth shark or alligator.

Address:
1 Bunker Ave., Green Cove Springs, FL
Directions:
Southeast of town. From US-17 turn east at the stoplight onto FL-16 and drive 1.5 miles. Tur right at the red Military Museum sign.
Hours:
Th-Sa 10-3 Su 12-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
904-410-0781
Admission:
Donation
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Battleship miniatures.

Military Museum of North Florida

Displays at the museum include equipment and vehicles from WWII, Korean War, Vietnam....

[T Wilson, 07/22/2020]

The museum, which features indoor and outdoor exhibits, is located at a former Naval Air Station, Lee Field, used during World War 2. Ed McMahon trained here.

Military Museum of North Florida.

Military Museum of North Florida

The Military Museum of North Florida is a small museum with some neat outdoor displays, one of which is a massive amphibious landing craft that can hold 200 tons.

The museum has limited hours but the other pieces can be viewed any time.

[daniel bernard, 12/28/2019]

The LARC-LX (Lighter, Amphibious Resupply, Cargo) weighs 60 tons and is 26 feet wide. The loading ramp has been left down, and a toothy shark (or alligator) face is painted on the LARC to mimic open jaws.


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