Street Address
1001 Gray Avenue
P.O. Box 1334
Carrabelle, FL 32322
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1334
110 Gray Avenue
Carrabelle, FL 32322
Hours
Monday1 PM - 4 PM
Tuesday1 PM - 4 PM
Wednesday1 PM - 4 PM
Thursday1 PM - 4 PM
Friday - Saturday12 PM - 4 PM & 10 AM - 2 PM
Tours will be welcomed accommodated for different hours if needed. Call 850 697-8575 and talk to our staff for arrangements. Also, for those traveling, special hours can be arranged in advance.
Admissions
Admission to the Museum is free, however donations are accepted and welcome.
Museum Type(s)
Staff
Linda Minichiello, Curator
Manuel Gass, Asst. Curator
David K. Butler, President

Description

Dedicated to the memories of the “Amphibious Soldiers” of WWII, Franklin County is proud to be the location of North Florida’s premier WWII museum.

Nationally honored by the Smithsonian Magazine for three straight years. Our new facilities, located within the Carrabelle City Complex, house over 5,000 square feet of artifacts, vehicles, photos, memorabilia and memories of the soldiers, sailors and other military as well as civilian personnel who trained and worked here during the WWII years. Three Infantry division and two Special Brigades left here after training to confront tyranny both in Europe and the Pacific. Learn about their dedication, fears and heroism at our museum.

The Camp Gordon Johnston WWII Museum is the number one attraction in the tiny town of Carrabelle, Florida according to Trip Visor. Housing of 1000 artifacts from WWII, each having a story to tell. It will take over two hours to take in the full tour and do justice to what is available to see and hear. Visitors often come back two times or more, always learning something new as the artifacts and displays are continually being upgraded and added onto.

Artifacts Collections

We have over 1500 artifacts, memorabilia, uniforms, weapons, photographs, clothing, displays, awards and much, much, more for our visitors to see.

Educational Programs

1. Annual Smithsonian magazine National Museum Day 2. Annual Camp Gordon Johnston Days 3. Monthly Movies and Documentaries regarding WWII

    Facilities

    5,000 Square foot section of the Carrabelle Municiple Complex

    Governance

    A 501 (c) 3 non-profit corporation with an active board of director. We are certified with both the state of Florida and The U.S. Dept. of Revenue

    Library

    We have a research library consisting of both newspapers, magazines collectable books, and reference books as well as taped interviews with WWII veterans who come to the museum.

    Access: General Public, Students, Scholars

    Appointment required: No

    Publications

    We publish and annual printed edition of the old camp newspaper "The Amphibian" for mailing and distribution. We also send out an r-mail version of the Amphibian bi-monthly. Also, we e-blast the movie movie schedule and special announcements and events.

      ADA

      We are wheelchair accessible and have 4 wheelchairs as well as 2 walkers on hand. Bathrooms are handicap accessible as is parking.

      Services

      We have a small "Post Exchange" gift shop which can be accessed on-line. We welcome group tours.