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Armed Forces History Museum - CLOSED

2050 34th Way, Largo, FL 33771-4094
+1 727-539-8371
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Was Great But Now It's Gone

Amazing museum, too bad it had to close. The displays were done well and showed the many facets of... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Steve B
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Clearwater, Florida, United States
Closed down

Due to financial issues the museum has been closed since late winter. Kind of sad as there was... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
tcquilter
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Largo, FL
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Welcome! Step inside our award-winning museum and take a journey through Pearl Harbor, the South Pacific, Germany, A French Village and more. Immerse yourself in 50,000 square feet of space boasting extraordinary sights, scents and sounds that envelop you. Take a ride on an authentic WWII M8 Reconnaissance Vehicle, ride the Virtual Voyager motion simulator time capsule, similar to those found at Universal Studios, and submerge your senses. Witness an extensive array of animated dioramas, unique displays, authentic memorabilia, equipment, artifacts, vehicles and rotating exhibits along with audio/visual effects with the utmost quality and accurate representation. It’s always evolving, educating and electrifying for all ages!
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  • Terrible1%
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2050 34th Way, Largo, FL 33771-4094
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+1 727-539-8371

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Amazing museum, too bad it had to close. The displays were done well and showed the many facets of WWII. It will be missed.

Thank Steve B
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Due to financial issues the museum has been closed since late winter. Kind of sad as there was nothing like it in the area. Word was they were trying to locate family members to return memorabilia and donate the rest to other museums.

Thank tcquilter
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

We've lived here for many years. We drive by the signs all the time. And one day we decided to check it out and so glad we did. There is so much more in there than anticipated. I loved the bunker and the scope. It...More

Thank Michael W
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Great museum and interesting military equipment on display. Unfortunately the museum went broke recently and now has been closed for the last 2 or 3 months.

Thank JohnJR35
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Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

So sad. I take visitors often. This was equal to the quality of anything in DC. Just too out of the way. The founder recently died. RIP Armed Forces Museum.

Thank jimvet1826
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Hidden away from sight, this was a great museum for Military items. A huge warehouse surrounded by lots of outdoor items to view. Unfortunately, being "off the beat'in path, it did not survive financially. We shall miss it, and miss all the folks who created...More

Thank Kurt K
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This place folded up. Was a nice museum. But was in a horrible location. Don't know if they relocated.

Thank Seadog970
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

It is unbelievable that this museum wasn't picked up by one of its sister cities. What a great loss to our area. Anyone who ever toured it can attest to what a wonderful and informative museum it was. Unfortunately, its tucked away location was its...More

Thank Janice D
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

By now the Museum has closed and what a shame. I hope someone has stepped up to buy it and preserve a part of history that future generations will know nothing about.

Thank Cyndi D
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

It's closed now, my fault for writing a review after the fact. It's very sad, please open again. I been to this museum 6-7 times, mostly with my grandson and one craft beer evening. My grandsons favorite place and he is a ocean kid. The...More

2  Thank Funincalif
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