When planning your visit to the museum, we recommend you allow a minimum of two hours for your visit in order to fully take in the museum’s extensive displays. Please note that while the museum is open until 4 PM, entrance to view the museum is recommended only until 3 PM, as all visitors are required to exit the museum at time of closing. Parking at the museum is always free.

Note: The museum is handicap accessible and has free on-site parking.  Ample restrooms and seating are available throughout the museum.

PLEASE NOTE the following exceptions:

Saturday, May 17th – the museum will close at 2pm to prepare for the Red, White and Craft Brews Fest

Saturday, May 24th - the museum will be closed the ENTIRE DAY to prepare for the

25th Annual Abilities Wine Tasting Event


Museum Hours

Tuesday-Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Sunday: 12 pm – 4pm

NOTE: Museum Store hours are the same as the museum.
Paid admission to the museum is not necessary to visit the museum store.

The museum is closed on the following days:

(Except Memorial Day)
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
July 4th
Thanksgiving Day
New Year’s Eve
New Year’s Day


Purchase Admission Tickets or Memberships On-Line

Standard Rates
Adults – $17.95
Seniors (65+) - $14.95  (Discount!!!)
Children (4-12) – $12.95  (Discount!!!)
Children 3 and under - FREE
Active & Retired Military w/Military ID – FREE**
(Active-White CAC; Retired-DDForm2RET, Blue Color  OR  Reserve Retired-DDForm2RES, Red Color)

**Spouse and dependents are not included

Veterans w/VA ID Card – $14.95  (Discount!!!)

AAA Rate – $15.25  (Discount!!!)


Special rates are available for organized groups of 10 or more:
Adults- $13.00

NOTE: Reservations are required for organized groups.

Please contact Kindra at (727) 539-8371 ext. 107 or by email to arrange a tour date.


Guided Tours- A Wonderful History Experience!

Guided tours are available upon request. Contact Kindra at 727-539-8371 ext. 107 or by email at to schedule your tour. Tours are suitable for all ages and take approximately 1.5 – 2 hours. Our large parking lot can accommodate tour buses.

Group Form


Student Field Trips

Students (Grades K thru 8) - $5.00
Students (Grades 9 thru 12) – $8.00
Chaperones - $10.00

*For every 10 students, 1 chaperone/teacher will receive a paid admission.

Field trips include an age-appropriate guided tour.  Lunch can be provided at additional cost, or bring your lunch and use our Officers’ Club.  Motion theatre rides are also available for an additional cost.

To arrange a field trip, please call Kindra Steadham at (727) 539-8371 ext. 107 or contact her by email to arrange a date. Tours are suitable for all ages and take approximately 1-2 hours.

Field Trip Form




The museum is located at 2050 34th Way North, Largo, FL. 34th Way North on the north side of SR 688/ Ulmerton Road between Belcher Road and Starkey Road.



From Interstate I-275 Southbound

Take exit #31 (SR 688/Ulmerton Road). Drive west on SR 688 for 6.6 miles, passing Belcher Road. Turn right on 34th Way North. Citgo gas station will be at the corner of 34th Way North and Ulmerton Road (approximately ¼ mile west of Belcher Road intersection). Follow this street to the cul de sac. The entrance to The Armed Forces Military Museum will be at the end of the street.

From Interstate I-275 Northbound

Travel north on I-275, merge onto FL-686W, exit #30 toward Largo/Clearwater. Follow 686 north to the merge ramp to SR 688 West (Ulmerton Road). Travel west for approximately 5 miles and turn right on 34th Way North. Citgo gas station will be at the corner of 34th Way North and Ulmerton Road (approximately ¼ mile west of Belcher Road intersection). Follow this street to the cul de sac. The entrance to The Armed Forces Military Museum will be at the end of the street.


The Armed Forces History Museum is a member of the following:


8 Responses to Plan Your Visit

  1. Bill Chestnut says:

    My wife and I represent a group of senior men and women of Lake Shipp Baptist Church in Winter Haven, Florida who takes once a month trips to different locations throughout central Florida. What would it cost for a guided tour by 15 men and women of you facilities. Please send this information so I may put it on the planning calendar and Iwill get back to you for the date. Our trips are always made the first Tuesday of each month.
    Thanks for the information.
    Bill Chestnut

    • alon2392 says:

      Hi Bill,
      Thank you for your inquiry. I will send Tammy Shorter our groups coordinator your information for a follow up to you.

      Thank you.

  2. Bill Penkava says:

    My father (deceased) was in the Navy and involved in naval gunnery training during WWII. I have a number a gunnery manuals, etc. that I’d like to donate if you’re interested. Although I live in the Brooksville area, I have a number of relatives in Pinellas county that we frequently visit. If you want the manuals, please call (352-583-3120) or reply via email and I’ll bring them by the next time I’m down your way.

    • alon2392 says:

      HI Bill,

      We thank you for your father’s service. We would very much be interested in the manuals. Thank you for contacting us in regards to the possible donation. For more information on donations, please feel free to email Kevin Shorter at

  3. Keitth Taylor says:

    I would like to buy 4 adult tickets.
    It’s a Chistmas gift to my uncle’s and myself.
    But I cant give ou a date that we can all get together, so the need to be open tickes.
    The will love it as I do!!

    • alon2392 says:

      Keith: Thank you for your interest in The Armed Forces Military Museum. The tickets can be purchased on-line – at which time they will be sent in the mail to you, or you can come into the museum and purchase them at the front desk. Either way, you do not have to commit to a date for your trip. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us at (727) 539-8371. What a great gift – you and your uncles will not be disappointed.

  4. Amie says:

    Hello, I’m planning to visit the museum with my family soon. I just wonder if the cameras are allowed. Thanks.

    • alon2392 says:

      We allow photo cameras only – no video and no flashes. We look forward to your visit. If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to call us (727) 539-8371.