Naval Air Station Museum
On exhibit you will find: a Link Trainer (an historic engineering landmark), a recreated Soldier’s Barracks, history of Flight 19 (one of the great aviation mysteries), uniforms, flight gear, medals, insignia, ship plaques, original naval paintings, cartoons, lithographs, and a book and photography collection numbering more than 10,000 images. On-site research “Captain John Payne Memorial Library” is available. Outdoor artifacts include WWII torpedoes from a submarine, and TBM/TBF Avenger, an anti-aircraft gun, and an anti-submarine Hedgehog. On the museum grounds there is also a self-sustainable butterfly garden with a Flight 19 memorial.
Address: 4000 W Perimeter Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
Hours: Thursday, Saturday, & Sunday from 11:30am to 3:30pm
Phone: (954) 359-4400