Green Cove Springs, Florida: Military Museum of North Florida

Artifacts from the Revolutionary War to Afghanistan displayed in a WWII quonset hut. Outdoors, 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:
W-Sa 10-3 Su 12-4 (Call to verify)
Phone:
904-410-0781
Admission:
Donation
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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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