Below are some testimonials from guests who have recently visited the Armed Forces History Museum in Largo, FL. Please feel free to fill out a comment card when you visit the museum, we are always looking for input and information to continue to enhance the museum.
July 5, 2014 – Dave R from Seminole, FL writes – Thanks – I could stay here for 2-3 days or more. What a great museum. Heart wrenching to see what the past holds. Everyone should see this. God Bless You.
June 27, 2014 – Jordan C from Temple Terrace, FL writes – The amount of knowledge Marcus has is amazing. I used to hate history class, but he made everything very interesting.
June 27, 2014 – James A from Wesley Chapel, FL writes – This was my 2nd visit and it was just as impressive as the first. Amazing. Marcus was very knowledgeable and a great tour guid.
June 27, 2014 – Jared V from Lithia, FL writes – Marcus did a wonderful job. He was very knowledgeable, fun to talk to and a great tour guide. Would love to come back.
June 21, 2014 – Jim H from Parrish, FL writes – Thanks for preserving this history. As a veteran, I personally got a sense of being there. Beautiful displays! Thanks!
June 19, 2014 – Dawn L from Palmyra, NY writes – Outstanding array of artifacts; well displayed with clear, true-to-the time identification – even for those who are not military knowledgeable.
June 14, 2014 – Eric J from Winslow, NJ writes – I learned more today in a short period of time than in school about Armed Forces history.
June 7, 2014 – Norma M from Bay Pines, FL writes – The museum has very much history to be recognized and everyone should visit. I thoroughly enjoyed.
June 7, 2014 – Mr. Robert F from Bay Pines, FL writes – It was great to see vets honored and the tools they used. Frank was also very knowledgeable.
April 5, 2014 – Mr. & Mrs. Gaylord L from Penfield, NY write – Thank you for sharing “our freedom”. Very well put together!! Every US citizen, young and old, should go through your “GREAT MUSEUM”.
April 4, 2014 – Andy K from Redington Beach, FL writes – Outstanding museum – speechless about the amount of items – will be talking to my daughter’s school to make sure that field trips are planned – Thanks for a great day.
March 19, 2014 – Jessica E from Largo, FL writes – Very impressive displays. Thorough information cards. Exciting walk throughs. Thank you!
March 11, 2014 – Bob M from Mavstons Mills, MA writes – One of the best military displays I have ever seen. Never let it die. I’m an Army vet ’67 – ’70. My dad was a Navy lifer. He would have been proud to see this place.
March 11, 2014 – Michael N from Boston, MA writes – Largo should be proud of one of the finer museums of military artifacts. As a professional designer/builder, I am truly impressed with your facility
February 15, 2014 - Cathy N from St. Petersburg, FL writes – This is an amazing museum. I’ve brought friends and family to see it since coming for the first time several years ago. Thank you!
February 8, 2014 – James M from Clearwater, FL writes – The museum is outstanding! One possible suggestion: I was disappointed to not be able to read the actual citation for the Medal of Honor recipient Lt. Lopez.
January 31, 2014 – Kristin & Jeff F from North Smithfield, RI write – A wonderful museum and friendly staff.
January 26, 2014 – Mike G from Bravard, NC writes – Wonderful museum. could spend a week looking at everything. I was US Army 1958-64. Made Sgt.
January 18, 2014 – Austin S frm Stafford, CT writes – Excellent museum. It was wonderful to see the artifacts of from our Armed Forces history.
January 2, 2014 – Leo A from So. Hadley, MA writes – Most amazing war museum I have ever seen. I wish all veterans had the chance to see it.
December 28, 2013 – Gary C from St. Petersburg, FL writes – I was very impressed and humbled. Frank (tour guide) was so good and knowledgeable. I will recommend this as a very worth while time to my friends.
December 27, 2013 – Ryan A from Columbus, GA writes – Really nice museum. One of the best I have been to.
November 2, 2013 – Nancy P from Coral Springs, FL writes – The exhibits are monumental. Frank (tour guide) is an exceptional leader, historian and American. Truly enjoyed this experience far more than I anticipated – Thank You!
November 2, 2013 – Arnold & Patty B from Dania, FL write – Your collection is impressive and I want to make sure our grandchildren visit!
November 2, 2013 – Ben H from Hollywood, FL writes – This was very enlightening for my children (9 & 10)
October 18, 2013 – Marissa M from Port Richey, FL writes – What an amazing experience this is. You have done a tremendous job bringing history to life.
October 18, 2013 – Christine G from the UK writes – A really outstanding museum. Thought reconstruction of WWI trenches excellent. Very good commentary from our guide.
October 12, 2013 – Charles G from Naples, FL writes – What a great rendition of the Armed Services! I enjoyed it immensely!
October 12, 2013 – Anthony R from Bay Pines, FL writes – Man, I had no idea you guys were here. Navy Veteran and I will tell everyone to come visit and support this museum.
October 10, 2013 – David H. writes – Speechless – this was an amazing experience.
September 26, 2013 – Vera and Joseph T. (Navy Vet Vietnam) write – Thank you Mr. Piazza for amassing and displaying such a fine collection. We hope it accomplishes its purpose of educating the general public about veterans and US history. All too often in recent times, the only ones who have cared about veterans were other veterans. Slowly, on that score, things appear to be changing. So we wish you much success in spreading the word.
September 25, 2013 – Suncoast Baptist Academy in Palmetto, FL writes – Great field trip. Thank you for the information about the different wars. The students really enjoyed the trip.
September 13, 2013 – George B from Manchester, CT writes – I’m retired Army – 39 years. Your museum was outstanding. thanks so much for this presentation.
September 13, 2013 – Robert H from Hendersonville, TN writes – Enjoyed my tour. Wish we had more museums like this.
July 28, 2013 – Robert C from Belle Isle, FL writes – What a fantastic place. I am amazed at all the wonderful pieces of history. Thank you for preserving this. Thank you Frank for all your info. One of the best places I have ever visited.
July 28, 2013 – Awesome, awesome collection!! I am so happy I heard about this museum. Frank is great and so knowledgeable! My nephew loved his visit here!
July 18, 2013 – Tyrone P from Dover, FL writes – This has been a great experience to remind me of the cost to others for my freedom. Thank you for your time and effort.
July 18, 2013 – Benjamin M from Tampa, FL writes – Great setup. The chronological order gives us a great perspective of some of the evolution that the armed forces has seen. The tour was great as well as very knowledgeable and informative.
July 13, 2013 – Julie P from Cumming, GA writes – Absolutely wonderful experience!! I am a homeschooling parent and am completely appreciative of the experience!…
July 2, 2013 – James H of Phoenix, AZ writes – I have been to many museums, to include General Patton’s. This is the best! Semper Fi! My son loved it.
June 28, 2013 – Edith R of Tampa, FL writes – Wonderful information. John was kind and very knowledgeable, very clean and beautiful. Thank you!
June 20, 2013 – Johnnie B of Spring Hill, FL writes – Well organized, very realistic. I really enjoyed this museum and will definitely bring the rest of the family.
June 15, 2013 – Susan G of Dunnellon, FL writes – Totally worthwhile find on the internet. Great destination day trip. Bring your friends for a bucket list experience. Gift for Father’s Day history buff!!!
June 13, 2013 – Joe M of Fraser, MI writes – Very impressive!!!
June 4, 2013 – Sean L of Pinellas Park, FL writes – Very nice to visit. Wonderful staff. Awesome exhibits. Thank you for preserving the memories of our great soldiers.
May 30, 2013 – Bob V writes – We have been to many different museums in the bay area and this is by far the most fun and informative of them all.
May 30, 2013 – Joe S from Parkton, MD writes – Tour was educational and well conducted. An additional visit is warranted.
May 19, 2013 – Mr. & Mrs. William G of Beaver Dam, KY write – We were very impressed by the museum. It again made us proud to be Americans! The dedication of our men and women is tremendous. The museum is wonderful in supporting them.
May 11, 2013 – Jason P of Orlando, FL writes – Great experience. I wish the web-site better reflected what can be expected. We almost didn’t come, but we are certainly glad we did.
May 4, 2013 – Casey and Tori S. of Tampa, FL write – Wonderful local museum. We brought our grandparents who fought and lived through WWII. Truly informative and well thought out. Thank you for honoring the greatest generation!
April 20, 2013 – Frank W from Islamorada, FL writes – Extensive, impressive. Comparable to the National Museum of the Marine Corps. Outstanding job!! Semper Fi.
April 20, 2013 – Charles and Norma H. from Tierra Verde, FL write – The displays and accompanying information is excellent but today’s tour with our guide was really great. Hope you are able to continue your success for years and years to come.
April 18, 2013 – Robert V from Clearwater, FL writes – Very interesting – I served in WWII and enjoyed it very much. Well organized.
March 15, 2013 – Danny M from Lake Alfred, FL writes – Oustanding presentation and collection of artifacts. Venue accomodated us perfectly. Thank you!
March 10, 2013 – Ed E from Deltona, FL writes – Outstanding tribute to those who served.
March 2, 2013 – The Pinsker family from Vancouver, BC, Canada writes – Great exhibits, staff and volunteers. M8 experience was a true thrill and recommended fo anyone fit enough to try it. My 2nd visit and I will
March 1, 2013 – Tara M from Palm Harbor, FL writes – Great field trip. Tour guide was so informative – a great management of students!
March 1, 2013 – Jean F from Clearwater, FL writes – Great tour guide! Very entertaining and informational. The kids really enjoyed it!
February 28, 2013 – Donna D from Clearwater, FL writes – Outstanding testament to the American character! I enjoy this place every time I visit!
February 28, 2013 – Nancy G from Clearwater Beach, FL writes – I work for the Clearwater Beach Chamber and will recommend the museum highly!
February 28, 2013 – Lisa T from Clearwater, FL writes – Very impressed with the facility. Felt it was very educational for the children. Will be bringing my girls back again!
February 28, 2013 – Mary Lou B from Palm Harbor, FL writes – History has always been fascinating to me and I was excited to visit here. It was amazing, far beyond my expectations! Thank you.
February 21, 2013 – Donna C from Dunedin, FL writes – Excellent educational opportunity. Mr. Frank was informative and professional.
February 15, 2013 – Marybeth G. from St. Augustine, FL – Thank you for hosting Molly’s Adopt A Sailor today. The tank ride was so fun!! The museum is incredible and I will definitely tell my friends!
January 31, 2013 – “This is one of the nicest museums I have seen. Very well presented adn I am amazed at how many authentic things you have displayed. My dad was in the Navy in the South Pacific theater (WWII). He would have loved this!!!
January 28, 2013 – Blair S from Tampa, FL writes – “Terrific collection – well presented. Tank ride was great.”
January 26, 2013 – John and Peggy R from Clearwater, FL write – Was shocked at the greatness of this museum. You’re doing a great aand important job. Thank you.”
January 26, 2013 – Allan & Barb S from Sun City Center, FL write – “Excellent – Frank was very informative and friendly to our Step Ahead for Amputees. I personally feel this tour was better than the musuem in Washington DC. Our first time here and my husband and I will bring back visitors when they are here. Wonderful, wonderful and very educational.”
January 26, 2013 – Chris C from Odessa, FL writes – “Excellent tour. My 10 year old son enjoyed and learned a lot.”
January 26, 2013 – Lynnn Marie T from St. Petersburg, FL writes – “I really enjoyed it. I thank you for this true life museum. It really touched my heart. My dad was in the Army. He is gone now – died in 1978. Thank you all for this very special museum. God bless you all.”
January 25, 2013 – Joseph V from Palm Harbor, FL writes – “What a great experience. Everyone should walk through this museum. It would give them a greater understanding of those who sacrificed to make America the Great Country is was and hopefully it will remain and continue to be.”
January 23, 2013 – Marianne S from Alexandria, VA writes – “This is a fabulous military history museum due to the extra sensory elements of each display – the sounds, smells, etc on all of the stage sets. Absolutely intriguing.”
January 15, 2013 – Vicky & David L from Deerfield, MA write – “Best museum around! Lots to see and learn from all eras of war! Keep up the good work!”
January 15, 2013 – Pat P from Pinellas Park, FL writes – “My dad is a retired Lt. Col USAF, who served in WWI and Vietnam. We are all so impressed with the quality and abundance of your displays. This is such a tribute to all those who fought to keep us free. Thank you!”
January 11, 2013 – Anne C from Tampa, FL writes – “The museum certainly re-opened many memories, but more importantly, it made me realize how many Americans today need to learn the history lesson this museum teaches so well.”
January 10, 2013 – Robbins D from Tampa, FL writes – “Outstanding and inspirational.”
January 3, 2013 - Kathy G from Clearwater, FL writes – “We enjoyed ourselves very much. We have visited many military museums worldwide and your museum runs very high on our list. Very impressive.”
December 29, 2012 - Randy S from Dayton, OH writes – “What a surprise! Excellent exhibits. Well done.”
December 21, 2012 – Henry D from Miami, FL writes – Amazing! I love the seabee displays. The quality of all the displays is spot on. I will come back.
December 8, 2012 - Suzette R from Largo, FL writes – This museum is fascinating! I had no idea a history center of this caliber was so close to me! Thank you!
November 13, 2012 – Carol W from Boynton Beach, FL writes – This is, by far, the BEST museum I have ever been to. So well done!!
November 4, 2012 – Terence J from Bayonne, NJ writes – Brought our whole family. Simply amazing! Great place! See all the hard work
November 3, 2012 – Katie H from Tampa, FL writes – “THIS PLACE IS AWESOME”. Truly, we’ve been to international military museums – and this museum easily rivals any of those – impressive and well done!
November 3, 2012 – Laura S from St. Petersburg, FL writes – Great collection, great tour guide (Frank). Here for Jim’s Motorcycle Poker Rally and the rider’s are amazed!
November 2, 2012 – Evelyn H from St. Petersburg, FL writes – Frank – excellent guide. Wasn’t aware this museum was here. What a wonderful experience. Thank you.
October 28, 2012 – John & Jessie D from St. Petersburg, FL write – What an informative and authentic tour. Wiliam Puckett was totally knowledgeable and sincere in his presentation. Thoroughly enjoyed by our group of ten – will be back!
October 26, 2012 – Roy W from Bangor, PA writes – One of the finest museums I have had the privilege to go to. Keep the spirit alive for future generations. Thanks! Roy and family.
October 18, 2012 – Chris L (USMCR) writes – Great place – The whole area (schools) need to know about this history filled building!
October 16, 2012 – Richard B (a docent at the USMC museum in Quantico, VA) from Spotsylvania, VA writes – Wonderful museum. Can’t believe quality of exhibits!!! Keep up the great work.
October 13, 2012 – Col. Roy C (a Korean War Vet and Silver Star, Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient) from Sun City Center, FL writes – Very impressed with entire museum – tremendous displays. Congratulations!
October 11, 2012 – Alyssa M from Largo, FL – Amazing museum! I was so surprised how detailed and realistic the exhibits looked. I especially appreciated the motion-activated audio, vedeos, etc. and personal stories integrated. Will be back for sure! Thank you.
October 11, 2012 – Kim F from St. Petersburg, FL writes - I absolutely loved the museum!! The art and detail is AMAZING!!! I will definitely spread the word!
October 10, 2012 – An absolute wonderful museum and tour. So much work has been put into it, am so glad I finally came. I will send many more. Many more people need to see this – especially our young.
October 6, 2012 - Teresa L. from Clearwater, FL writes: Casino night was awesome. Love your museum! Your staff was super. You all do a wonderful job. Thank you for all your hard work!
September 22, 2012 – Muriel M from Tarpon Springs, FL write: Wonderful displays – a great tribute to the armed services. Thank you!
September 21, 2012 – Larry and Christine S. of Traverse City, MI write – The most incredible military museum we have ever seen. Wonderful history lesson.
September 18, 2012 - Eugenia Cofer F. of Louisville, GA writes – Very realistic – a lot of hard work was done – enjoyed it very much. My uncle was killed in November of 1942 during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. A ship was named after him – USS Cofer.
September 13, 2012 – Joseph P from Northport, NY writes: This is one of the finest military museums I have been to and the hospitality shown to the Raiders was #1. Thank you.
September 7, 2012 - Ronald K. of Clearwater, FL writes: Fantastic!! This is truly a magnificent gem for Pinellas County. My boys and I have enjoyed every minute. Splendid job!
September 7, 2012 - Norbert and Judy R. of Largo, FL write: Impressive and very memorable. All of your work and patriotism should be acknowledged by all of us and we will be glad to spread the word. Frank was wonderful!
September 2, 2012 – Philip S. from Southburg, CT writes: Wonderful museum of history; displays well done. Chock full of details – entertaining and educational for all ages. Great attraction for scouts to promote patriotism and history.
September 1, 2012 – Drs. Paul and Lynda F. of Hallandale Beach, FL write: Our grandson has been looking forward to taking Papa and Gram to this incredible museum with three generations of families together. What a wonderful day!!!
September 1, 2012 – Lt. Col. Albert C. (USAF retired) from Sun City Center, FL writes: Nice museum – a lot more than I expected. Should be on everyone’s bucket list.
September 1, 2012 – Ruth & Michael M. of Seminole, FL write: Had an amazing time here. Felt like a kid at a candy store! Got teary eyed reading the stories of heroes!
August 28, 2012 – Allen A. from Largo, FL writes – Very good. Par above Marine Corps Museum in Virginia.
August 23, 2012 – Janis N. from Palm Harbor, FL – OMG!! This is one of my favorite museums!! I am sooooooo impressed!! Thank you!!
August 18, 2012 – Michael T. from Hicksville NY writes – As a fan of history, I quickly emerged myself in this mass collection. It was brilliant. I also met a Korean War veteran, which was an amazing experience. This is one of the nicest museums I’ve been to. Thank you.
August 18, 2012 – Kim T. from Hicksville, NY writes – This was spectacular! So much more than I expected! We loved it! So happy I caught the promo for this on the news. Happy and proud of my dad!
August 16, 2012 - Stan K. from Ringles, NJ writes - M8 ride was an awesome experience. Frank’s knowledge and comments on the museum exhibits was very informative. We will come again!
August 10, 2012 – Jenny M. from Forest City, NC – Absolute best ever! 2 – 12 year olds and an 8 year old – “Best thing we’ve done so far.” Great staff and learned a lot too! Will be back on our next trip to Clearwater.
August 10, 2012 – From the Washburn Academy in Clearwater, FL. They brought 40 teens through on a field trip – Awesome. Best military museum ever! Helps make history and US pride REAL instead of insignificant.
August 5, 2012 – Raymond H from San Antonia, FL – The entire museum was very interesting and educational for both the young and the old. Excellent displays and exhibits. Would return again.
August 4, 2012 – Robert S. from Spring Hill, FL writes Heard about the museum at Clearwater Threshers display. Very impressive and informative displays. Definitely a return trip!
August 2, 2012 – A family from St. Louis, MO writes – This is a wonderful fact filled museum. We now have our 5th generation soldier in the US Army and one in the Air Force. Thanks!
August 1, 2012 – We had a blast with Doug! He stayed late to take the kids and I out on the M8! It was extremely hot, but he gave us a worthwhile memory! Thanks Doug!
August 1, 2012 – Gene A. from Toms River, NJ writes – This place was very education compared to being on the Intrepid.
August 1, 2012 – Absolutely amazing! Being able to ride on a well known WWII vehicle is awesome. The ability to get close up to the guns and vehicles is unbelievable. The M8 ride is definitely my favorite!
August 1, 2012 – Destiny C. from Billings, MO – The ride on the M8 was so amazine. The guide was really nice. It was so fun.
July 28, 2012 – Phil R. from St. Petersburg, FL – Outstanding museum. A real first class operation.
July 27, 2012 – William R. from Littleborough Lancs – What an excellent fantastic exhibition. Great day out. We will be back.
July 22, 2012 – Lt. Christian W. (USN) from Tampa, FL writes: This place is awesome! I am recommending this place to everyone on base!
July 21, 2012 – Larry and Barbara B. from Tampa Bay writes: This was so much more than we expected. Loved it!
July 20, 2012 – Amy N. from Delcambre, LA writes: The museum is great! There are a lot of display items that are not available at other museums. The WWII Museum in New Orleans has a lot of displays in cases, but your museum has more large items on display. We especially loved the WWI trench and WWII Pearl Harbor South Pacific areas.
July 13, 2012 – William H. from Oldsmar, FL writes: Outstanding. I’m a Marine 1968-70 service to our country. This museum is on the top 5. I’ve been to the Marine museum in D.C., you’re right up there. Outstanding!
July 1, 2012 – Marlene A. from Wauchula, FL writes: Absolutely fantastic. As an Air Force veteran, this is so great – I’m spreading the world – just wonderful!! William told me about all this – found you on-line and love this place!
June 27, 2012 – Matthias G. from Tampa, FL writes: Great museum! I served in the Swiss Armed Forces and always like to see our friends militaries.
June 27, 2012 – Betti J. from LaBelle, FL writes: We are history buffs. Husband was in Army, brother in Vietnam. Best museum we have seen for military and we have seen quite a few. Thanks for giving people the chance to keep it all alive. We’ll never forget!!!”
June 26, 2012 – Josh V from Springdale, AR writes: “Great place!!”
June 23, 2012 – Paul and Ann F from Manchester, England write: “Very good and in some parts very moving displays. Glad we came to see it and would come again when visiting Florida. Keep up the good work.”
June 22, 2012 – Nancy C from Seminole, FL writes: “Very well done, have been wanting to bring my young family to learn about our country’s history. They were captivated!! Very important aspect of US/World history done with great respect and dignity – Thank You!”
June 16, 2012 – Cassie K from Melbourne, FL writes: “This place is awesome! I wish it were closer to home. I would love to work here! I Love History!”
June 14, 2012 – Tim M - a SSgt USAF -from Champaign, IL writes: “I have visited many military museums across this great country. The AFHM in Largo is by far one of the best I’ve had the pleasure of visiting. The attention to details are outstanding! Thank you for all your efforts.”
June 2, 2012 – Janice H from Largo, FL writes: “I am so thankful for all the people that have put this amazing place of History together. Every American should see this beautifully done, in good taste and informative, of our Proud History. It’s “Great” to be an American. Thank you, thank you!”
May 27, 2012 – David C. from Natick, MA writes: “I am so glad that I found the museum on Google! Everything was first rate and Doug the M8 driver was great. We will definitely be back on our next visit to the area.”
May 25, 2012 – Ari T. from Tarpon Springs, FL writes: “I loved this place and it inspired me so maybe I will serve in the Army too…”
May 10, 2012 - Courtney G writes: “My students had a wonderful experience here today. This was in large part to our guide Frank Correa. He was wonderful with the students and kept them engaged throughout the tour. Can’t wait to come back again.”
April 27, 2012 – Jay W writes: “Fantastic display/collection. Far more than I ever would have imagined. Great tour by Frank Correa!…”
April 21, 2012 – Ben from Palmetto, Fl writes: “Excellent presentation, impressive collection. Thanks!”
April 20, 2012 - Retired LTC Leland from Cottonwood, AZ writes: “Awesome. A great tribute. Best armed forces museum I have ever visited…”
April 4, 2012 – Teri from Pennsylvania writes, “This is an amazing facility. My grandsons are excited more than they were at Disney!! Everyone was knowledgeable, friendly and I could just keep going on about the educational value and experience here. Thank you!!!”
March 28, 2012 – From Bay City, Michigan – The best military museum I’ve been in!! Excellent militaria details & displays!! You should be very proud of your work! Very neat and clean.
March 24, 2012 – Warren and Barbara from Wisconsin write, “Had a great birthday party with help from a great staff, followed by a great tour with Frank. It was plain great!!!!
March 17, 2012 – Carol and Kevan from Florida write, “We have been to many military museums and never realized that the best one, by far, was in our own backyard!”