Always Ready:
United States Coast Guard in Florida
February 22, 2019 - December 31, 2019
Exhibit Opening:
Friday, February 22, 5:30 - 7:00 PM
The United States Coast Guard remains always ready - Semper Paratus - to serve in Florida's tropical and turbulent waters. Through surf and storm, the Coast Guard defends the nation, saves lives, and enforces the seas. Always Ready explores the stories and people behind the Coast Guard in the sunshine state.


4415 119th Street W.

Cortez, FL 34215

Ramp entry at the back entrance of the museum. Handicap parking available.


No food/drinks inside museum.

No flash photography.

No pets allowed, only trained

Service Animals.

Please note that visitors to the Florida Maritime Museum may be photographed or videotaped during their visit. These photos/videos may be used for marketing, advertising, or public relations purposes without compensation.



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the FMM

Educational programming underwritten by the Friends of the Florida Maritime Museum

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Ms. Angelina Colonneso, Manatee County Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller