Home to Artifacts from the Secret World of Naval Special Warfare
The National Navy SEAL Museum is home to one of the most unusual collections of artifacts and exhibits of any Museum. As the only Museum dedicated to the elite warriors on the Navy SEAL teams and their predecessors, our collection is your window into the secret world of Naval Special Warfare.
Mark V Special Operations Craft
The Mark V Special Operations Craft (SOC) is an 82-foot and 52-plus ton boat operated by SWCC Special Boat Teams and was used as a medium range insertion and extraction platform for special operations forces.
Maersk Alabama Lifeboat
The Maersk Alabama was captured by Somali pirates on April 8, 2009. When you visit the Museum, you can board the lifeboat upon which Captain Richard Phillips was held hostage for five days before being rescued on April 12.
Naval Special Warfare K9 Memorial
The Navy SEAL Museum is so honored to have one of her works on our property, in recognition of the service and sacrifice of War Dogs beginning with their role in WWII to the present-day Global War on Terror. The Navy SEAL Museum Naval Special Warfare K9 Memorial was dedicated on November 7th at the 35th Annual Muster.
Sikorsky UH-60 “Black Hawk”
The Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk is a four-bladed, twin-engine, medium-lift utility helicopter manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft submitted the S-70 design for the Army’s Tactical Transport Aircraft System competition in 1972.
Come to the Museum to learn about Barry, a Belgian Malinois who holds the distinction of being Naval Special Warfare Group Two’s “first dog.” Barry served with the SEALs in Iraq for three years and participated in over 225 combat missions.
Desert Storm Vehicles
The collection outside the Museum includes two vehicles that have become iconic since OPERATION Desert Storm and hostilities since 9/11. HUMVEE used by Navy SEALs in Operation Desert Storm in Kuwait and Iraq and Light Tactical All Terrain Vehicle (LATV).
SEAL Delivery Vehicles
SDVs are employed by U.S. Navy SEAL operators. They are small free-flooding submersibles that can transport up to six combat-equipped SEALs. Free-flooding means that the SEALs are surrounded by sea water during the entire mission.
Underwater Demolition Team (UDT) frogmen, precursors to the Navy SEALs, played a key role in the Gemini and Apollo space missions. It was the job of the Navy frogmen to leap into the water from a helicopter to recover space capsules.
Bin Laden Compound
Model of Osama bin Laden Abbottabad Compound. The model depicts the compound known to locals in Abbottabad as “the Waziristan Haveli.” “Haveli” means “mansion” in Pashtun and Waziristan is a region in Pakistan.
WWII Era Beach Obstacles
On the grounds of the Museum are the original training obstacles dating from the founding of the joint Army and Navy Amphibious Scout and Raider School in 1942. The training base was established on the Fort Pierce beach where the Museum now stands.
Bronze sculptures in the the Memorial Garden honor Navy SEALs and their predecessors. Created by world-renowned artist Pablo Eduardo, the statues depict the evolution of Naval Special Warfare, featuring a Vietnam era Frogman, a contemporary SEAL warrior.
World War II Gallery
The all-new World War II Gallery was unveiled in November of 2017. Images, artifacts, and interactive installations tell the story from the very beginning of Naval Special Warfare, allowing visitors a better understanding of the remarkable accomplishments.
SEAL Team Support
SEALs have a reputation for success because of their unwavering endurance, unparalleled bravery, and never-ceasing commitment to the mission at hand. Learn more about the selfless men who served alongside SEALs of this era.