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Armed Forces History Museum

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Address: 2050 34th Way, Largo, FL 33771-4094
Phone Number:
+1 727-539-8371
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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Welcome! Step inside our award-winning museum and take a journey through...

Welcome! Step inside our award-winning museum and take a journey through Pearl Harbor, the South Pacific, Germany, A French Village and more. Immerse yourself in 50,000 square feet of space boasting extraordinary sights, scents and sounds that envelop you. Take a ride on an authentic WWII M8 Reconnaissance Vehicle, ride the Virtual Voyager motion simulator time capsule, similar to those found at Universal Studios, and submerge your senses. Witness an extensive array of animated dioramas, unique displays, authentic memorabilia, equipment, artifacts, vehicles and rotating exhibits along with audio/visual effects with the utmost quality and accurate representation. It’s always evolving, educating and electrifying for all ages!

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Wow what a collection of military memorabilia and artifacts. WW1 up to Afghanistan. You will actually walk through a ww1 trench.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Scottown ohio
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Scottown ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow what a collection of military memorabilia and artifacts. WW1 up to Afghanistan. You will actually walk through a ww1 trench.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a truly wonderful museum of 20th Century Wars memorabilia. I do not mean War is wonderful, for it is not, but how they have set this up is so well done and such a tribute to our fighting men and women. You start with all different types of uniforms and stories of who wore them, then move on... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My hubby and I were married here at the end of November. This museum is beyond fantastic! The immersive exhibits, variety of artifacts, various activities, and staff combined make this one of the best museums I have ever visited. Please visit before January 29, 2017 as others have said, this wonderful museum will be closing. We highly recommend making reservations... More 

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Montevideo, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So thankful that we had an opportunity to visit this museum before it closes. It is a wonderful accumulation of artifacts and history of all branches of the military. It definitely makes war real. Again, it makes you appreciate all the people and their families that serve in the armed forces. What a great educational tool. In my opinion, it... More 

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Plant City, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding exhibits here. Hoping a buyer can still be found before they close on January 29, 2017. Highly recommended!

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As educators, we quite enjoyed reviewing the history covered by this museum. It is a shame that it will be gone soon.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This Museum is such a fantastic surprise tucked away here in Largo, you cannot imagine how many original tanks, ships, planes, guns, shells, uniforms and other military artifacts are here. The attention to detail and diversity of military engagements is amazing, vietnam, WWI, WWII, Gulf War and Korean War is represented.

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Thank Ermoalfa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

What a awesome museum. Can honestly say it is a true treasure for the Tampa Bay community. Exhibits galore! Take your kids/grandchildren. You won't want to miss this.

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Thank rayp495
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

All of the exhibits are very well maintained and with a range from WW1 to the Gulf war there is an eclectic range for everyone. Unusually ( not seen outside of the USA) there is a great range of Japanese and Nazi artifacts, mostly donated by American service men's families, so you know they are genuine articles "harvested" from REAL... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The museums probably not easy to find without a Satnav as it's located at the end of an industrial estate but there are signs on the 668 Ulmerton Rd. There's a Mig 21 and various military vehicles parked in and around the car park/entrance area but not a lot of parking spaces. Entrance is $17.95pa but you can find discount... More 

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