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Museum of Southern History, Jacksonville, Florida

 
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Distance from city center: 9.7mi
itachan's pictureby itachan History & Culture travel tip
added on the 19th of October, 2010
Though not much from outside, the Museum of Southern History is a small gem about the wars between the states, the artillery and their guns. It has amazing exhibits, very few, unfortunately, being funded by sponsors and not by the state, but their artifacts on display are unique and rare.

It didn't took is much time to cover everything from the displays to lectures and at the end of the tour we were happy to have taken the time to explore this little treasure of history. Recommending it if you're visiting Jacksonville.

Address:
4304 Herschel St, Jacksonville, FL 32210, USA

Price:
$3 donation, or an annual membership of $25.

Opening Hours:
Tue-Sat.: 10:00am to 4:00pm.

On the web:
http://www.museumsouthernhistory.com/

 
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