St. Petersburg, FL and its surrounding area, has a number of attractions available to locals and visitors. One such attraction is the Armed Forces History Museum in Largo, FL, which was voted the best museum in the Tampa Bay area by Tampa Bay Magazine.
AFHM is located at 2050 34th Way N, Largo, FL in the heart of Pinellas County just off Ulmerton Road (between Belcher and Starkey). The museum is open six days a week Tuesday thru Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM and Sunday 12 Noon – 4 PM. AFHM is closed on Mondays, except Memorial Day. For more information regarding admission prices, coupons, discounts, memberships or driving directions, visit their home page at www.armedforcesmuseum.com.
The Armed Forces History Museum is dedicated to preserving our nation’s military history in order to educate our current and future generations of the sacrifices made by so many in order to preserve our freedom. The interactive displays and dioramas bring history to life and assist with a better understanding of the contributions our military has made in shaping our great nation. We should never forget those who have given so much.
The museum has an extensive collection of military memorabilia dating back to WWI. The items are displayed in the areas that best depict its history. Along with the incredible attention to detail throughout the galleries, the individual audio enhance, life-sized dioramas make AFHM an incredibly unique experience.
The museum also houses an amazing display of bayonets from around the world in the Firearms & Ordnance gallery, along with an extensive collection of firearms, mines, grenades and ordnance. Throughout the museum, visitors are awed by the full-sized, fully-operational tanks and vehicles, such as the amphibious DUKW found in the WWII Naval Gallery.
Incredible experiences await visitors at each turn. Don’t miss out, come experience it for yourself and discover why this attraction in the Clearwater, FL area was voted the best museum in the Tampa Bay area.