Episode 64 – Florida History & Military Museums You Need to Visit

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This week, we bring you to some amazing history and military museums in Florida. We love history very much around here and what better way to discover and learn than to visit a museum. Living history is all around us if you just get out and explore.

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History museums

Florida Museum of Natural History is open year-round and is one of the nation’s top five natural history museums.

Pirate Treasure Museum St Augustine transports you back 300 years in history to the time of the pirates. Experience the Golden Age of Piracy in this historic and educational museum.

Historic Pensacola Village and the T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum where you can explore and experience more than 450 years of the history of America’s first multi-year settlement as living history.

Mel Fisher Maritime Museum offers conservation labs, maritime archaeology, programs, and events, all surrounding  maritime history of Florida and the Caribbean.

Museum of Florida History Tallahassee, FL  preserves, exhibits, and interprets evidence of past and present cultures in Florida, and promotes knowledge and appreciation of this heritage. There is a great focus on artifacts and eras unique to Florida’s development and on roles that Floridians have played in national and global events.

Kingsley Plantation is over the one hundred years of the plantation era. At Kingsley Plantation, you can walk in the footsteps of those people, and learn their life stories.

Titanic Exhibit allows you to step back in time to April 1912 upon the Titanic. This artifact exhibition displays more than 300 artifacts, costumed actors, and full-scale room recreations! You can also enjoy a dinner Gala.

Florida Holocaust Museum Tampa You can take a guided tour to learn about the artifacts, you can discover significant works of art, and connect with individuals who suffered or died in the Holocaust. As an educator, you will find have tons of resources available on their website.

Military Museums

Airforce Armament Museum in Ft Walton Beach is the only museum in the world dedicated to the collection, preservation, and exhibition of artifacts and memorabilia associated with Air Force Armament and its platforms of delivery.

Navy Seal Museum Ft Pierce is the only museum dedicated solely to preserving the history of the U.S. Navy SEALs and their predecessors. 

American Victory Mariners Memorial Museum Tampa where you will find a world-class, shipboard, maritime museum dedicated to honoring the men and women who built, sailed, protected,

and provided service, worldwide, through the American Merchant Fleet since 1775 during times of peace and war. 

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