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Bring Home The ADAMS with Your Purchase Today

Help us Bring Home The ADAMS with your merchandise or membership purchase at our Visitor Center and Ship’s Store located at The Jacksonville Landing. We have over 700 ball cap designs and a large collection of memorabilia, perfect for military veterans and their loved ones. Currently, we are revamping our online store with the help of […]

Great Deals at The USS ADAMS Museum Ship’s Store

Looking for a unique gift for your military, loved one this holiday season? We got you covered at our Ship’s Store and Visitor Center at the Jacksonville Landing. Shop our collection of around 700 ball cap designs and military inspired jewelry, military T-shirts/clothing, ship models, and Christmas tree ornaments. OR you could buy an USS […]

Fall Festivities

We going to be busy, busy, busy this fall and we could sure use your help for a few hours or hope you’ll attend. If you can spare a few hours to volunteer with us at one of our events, please contact Bruce Fouraker at We would also LOVE to see you at one or […]

Local Non Profit Board Members Selected for 2015 Veterans of Influence

As a military community, it is only fitting that the Jacksonville Business Journal (JBJ) honor a few of the thousands of veterans that call Jacksonville home. Each year, the JBJ honors 25 special veterans who have positively influenced the city of Jacksonville at the Veterans of Influence Awards Ceremony. The Jacksonville Historic Naval Ship Association […]

Commodore’s Update – September 2015

As in any big project, things happens. In 2014, the JHNSA negotiated an agreement with the City of Jacksonville (COJ) to operate the USS ADAMS Museum for ten years (with additional options) at the Downtown Shipyards property. This agreement allowed the ADAMS to be moored alongside a pier at the historic Shipyards Property and allowed for […]

USS ADAMS Museum – Donations and Wish List

Greetings USS ADAMS Museum Supporter ADAMS UPDATE. The USS ADAMS Museum continues to sail forward and make waves as we get closer to BRING HOME THE ADAMS! I hope you are seeing and enjoying the Public Service Announcements about The USS ADAMS Museum on WJXT/Channel 4, The Local Station, our media partner. Watch the PSA online at Clarification: Some of […]

The Making of a Navy Warship

Transitioning a warship into a dynamic attraction is a significant undertaking. Over the last month, we acquired a substantial stash of shipboard materials and damage control equipment from the ex-Navy Display Ship, the USS Barry (DD-933), and accepted a terrific collection of one of a kind artifacts from an ADAMS-class warship, the USS Conyngham (DDG-17) […]