National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum
3300 North A1A, North Hutchinson Island
Fort Pierce, Florida 34949
Curator: Benjamen Salata (2001-2003)
Hours: 10am - 4pm (Tuesday-Saturday) 12-4pm (Sunday)
Admission: $8.00 (adults)
This museum is dedicated to preserving the history of the US Navy SEALs and their predecessors, including the Underwater Demolition Teams, Naval Combat Demolition Units, Office of Strategic Services Maritime Units and Amphibious Scouts and Raiders.
Located at St. Lucie, Florida where US Navy Frogmen, the predecessors to today's US Navy SEALs trained during World War II. Outside is a memorial that includes the names of all frogmen and SEALs killed in World War II, Korea, Vietnam and present day conflicts. Other outdoor displays include a replica LCVP landing craft, plus real beach obstacles constructed on the beach at St. Lucie to simulate underwater obstacles expected off Normandy beaches for the June 6, 1944 D-Day landing. Plus a variety of ships and underwater propulsion units used by the SEALs.
The museum includes an area devoted to World War II frogmen, their formation and training. Also, combat operations in Europe and primarily the Pacific theater. Displays include mannequins wearing frogmen equipment, captured Japanese weapons, artifacts and photographs.
Paul's Travel Pictures - Navy UDT SEAL Museum (photos)
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