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Southwest Florida Military Museum & Library

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Address: 4820 Leonard St, Cape Coral, FL 33904-9151
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+1 239-541-8704
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 09:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Very well presented military museum

First time here, and it was quite a surprise. 30,000 square feet, including a lunchroom, breakroom/library, and gift store. Greeted by military veterans, and given a good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dan B
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Cape Coral, Florida
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Cape Coral, Florida
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371 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time here, and it was quite a surprise. 30,000 square feet, including a lunchroom, breakroom/library, and gift store. Greeted by military veterans, and given a good explanation of how to tour the place, and a bitr of its history. He gave us a folder which is a self-guided tour. Starts with the revolutionary war, then goes on to the... More 

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Thank Dan B
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81 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building houses some educational military relics, helpful staff, photos, vehicles, and most importantly your donations go towards helping veterans. While the museam is worth the visit the staff here help veterans get the benefits they need and helps them navigate the confusing red tape and bureaucracy. Stop by and check it out on a rainy day - we've gone... More 

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Thank Didwehavecorn
Columbus, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was very informative, interesting and full of history and memorabilia. The greeter was very pleasant and we had a gentlemen that told us alot of good stories. highly recommended.

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Thank tellenwood
Cape Coral, Florida
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is FULL of artifacts and information which covers many periods and rich in history. The volunteers share a lot and can cover questions. To see artifacts up close gives you goosebumps. Stop in, you will be enriched. We take all our guests here and even our guests who served in the military expressed their appreciation for our suggestion.... More 

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Thank 14valentine2014
Colorado Spring
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the museum is constantly changing there is always something new too see. the volunter staff is awesome for free you can not stop by too see 34,000sqf of artifacts.

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Thank Scott F
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64 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting place; gives a whole new meaning for the sacrifices our military has given. Lots of staff around to answer questions. Military memorabilia is plenty.

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Thank Karen S
Cornwall, Canada
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415 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I was just passing by and the military vehicles in the parking lot caught my eye. The parking lot was filling up with vintage cars for a weekend vehicle show. I drove through the area that was being cordoned off to traffic just in time.

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Thank olegar31
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I have been here a couple of times. Each time I go there I find something new. As a veteran myself and a family of veterans, it means a lot to me. I was really blown away the first time I went and saw a buddies uniform on display! Really cool. Lots of history thru all the wars. Lots of... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Was surprised at the size of this military collection--from Revolutionary War to Afghanistan conflict Included uniforms, flags, medals, flags, etc., mostly donated or loaned. Enjoyed seeing the war and baseball collection. Must visit for anyone with interest in military history. Free admission, donations welcome.

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Thank tmcapp
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52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I spent well over an hour here and barely scratched the surface. There is so much to see. So much history on dislpay. I will definitely be returning to see more of what I already saw and see what I missed the first time. It's amazing to see all these things and realize what these hero's did when our country... More 

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