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Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale Museum

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A hidden gem in our backyard. A must visit for history and WWII buffs

I've ridden my bike hundreds of times by this museum, wanting to visit it for a long time. I... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Hollywood, Florida
via mobile

Spent over two hours with our guide Gary and loved every minute. He was very knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
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National Register of Historic Places. Mission Statement: Educating. Preserving. Honoring the Heroes BACKGROUND HISTORY: Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale (NASFL) was built on the site of Merle Fogg Field in 1942 as part of the national defense...more
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4000 W Perimeter Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315-3514
+1 754-300-9259
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I've ridden my bike hundreds of times by this museum, wanting to visit it for a long time. I finally did so with a friend today. What a treat! We even got a private personalized walking tour, who showed us around and gave us a...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2018

Spent over two hours with our guide Gary and loved every minute. He was very knowledgeable and personable. The museum is small but authentic...its the real deal. The building is original and is loaded with original furniture,plaques etc. Well worth the effort to locate the...More

Thank UncleJohn3833
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Gary was our tour guide and he did such an awesome job. We truly enjoyed every minute of it. Gary was AWESOME! He LOVED telling us all of the history and we learned a lot of stuff we did not know. George Bush was there...More

Thank 697dorothys
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Happy to leave a donation for this free museum. The library area has photo files if you have specific interests.

Thank Mysty18
Reviewed 4 June 2018

I visited with my grandsons 17 and 10 and we thought it well worth our time. Our guide was very knowledgeable and able to answer all our questions. We learned new things about the navy and WWII. The George Bush room was well done.The museum...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

A newspaper article about this museum has been hanging on my refrigerator for years and today was the day I finally made in visit. It was Memorial Day and there had been a Memorial Day service . many of the volunteers were there, and were...More

Thank Jemmie33063
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Takes you back to WW2 naval air history. Very informative. My grandkids who are into history didn’t want to leave. No admission fee please just leave a donation. All volunteer staff.

Thank kendenz
Reviewed 16 March 2018

I found it interesting and educational and was very pleased with the collection of info on Flight 19 The people were friendly and helpful.

Thank Bobbie P
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a must see. There are a few different perspectives from which to view/study major wars. One is the ground up view with an emphasis on individuals that were there. The latter is the approach of the NAS FL Museum. It has an extensive...More

Thank AugiedD
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We enjoy touring military museums of all types as my husband served in the First Cav. This was a wonderful tour normally done by retired military, however, our guide was a young man named Sebastian. His knowledge was far beyond his years. The items donated...More

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25 April 2015|
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Response from Allan M |
Since you last visited, the Museum has completed several restoration projects. You might want to visit again. I would advise to listen to the tours, because there are too many artifacts that might not make sense to you. The... More
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9 April 2015|
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