Last updated: 3/11/2016
MERRITT ISLAND, Florida
Street Address
400 SYKES CREEK PARKWAY
MERRITT ISLAND, FL 32952
Mailing Address
400 SYKES CREEK PARKWAY
MERRITT ISLAND, FL 32952
Hours
Daily8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Admissions
THE ENTIRE VMC COMPLEX IS FREE TO THE PUBLIC.
Free
Museum Type(s)
Services
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Staff
BOB DOYLE, OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
phone: 321-453-1776
DONN WEAVER, VMC CHAIRMAN
Description

THE VETERANS MEMORIAL CENTER HOUSES THE VMC MUSEUM ON MERRITT ISLAND, FL., WHICH IS A PART OF THE BREVARD COUNTY PARK SYSTEM. THE VMC IS A 501(c) (3) NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION. THE MUSEUM AND THE VMC ARE FREE ADMISSION.

Mission

THE VMC AND THE BREVARD VETERANS COUNCIL SERVES BREVARD COUNTY'S 70,000 VETS AND THE PUBLIC WITH AN ARRAY OF MILITARY ARTIFACTS FROM THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR TO OUR CONFLICTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST. WE STRIVE TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC ON OUR MILITARY'S EFFORT, PAST AND PRESENT, WITH A MUSEUM,LIBRARY AND PLAZA.

Artifact Collections

A LARGE ARRAY OF MILITARY ARTIFACTS FROM THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR TO OUR MIDDLE EAST CONFLICTS.

Research Collections

NUMEROUS ITEMS OF PERSONAL AND UNIT RESEARCH INVOLVING THE MILITARY HAVE BEEN ACQUIRED THROUGH DONATIONS OR PURCHASE.

Educational Programs

WE HAVE EXHIBITS IN THE MUSEUM AND THE EXTERIOR PLAZA AS WELL AS A WELL STOCKED LIBRARY WITH APPROPRIATE BOOKS AND RESEARCH MATERIAL.

Facilities

WE HAVE A LARGE CONFERENCE ROOM WHERE EVENTS SUCH AS WEDDINGS, ANNIVERSARIES, CLUB MEETINGS ARE HELD.

Auditoriums

Lecture Halls

Performance Areas

Governance

THE MUSEUM IS A PART OF THE LARGER VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK OPERATED BY BREVARD COUNTY PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT.

Library

Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

Appointment required: No

Publications

WE ARE STOCKED WITH A GREAT SELECTION OF MILITARY HISTORY BOOKS AS WELL AS CURRENT MILITARY TYPE MAGAZINES. WE ISSUE THE (COUNCIL CORNER), OUR NEWS LETTER QUARTERLY.

ADA

WE ARE DISABILITY COMPLIANCE.

Wheelchair Accessible

Parking

Restrooms

Services

WE PROVIDE THE MUSEUM, THE LIBRARY AND THE PLAZA DISPLAYS AS WELL AS USE OF OUR FACILITY FOR RENT FOR LARGE EVENTS AND MEETING ROOMS. JUST ASK US HOW WE CAN HELP WITH YOUR NEXT EVENT!

Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

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