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Salute to Veterans 5K

Hey are you ready for the fall! Start it right with the Salute to Veterans 5k & the Patriotic Paws parade on November 4th! – 1st official event for the City of Jacksonville 2018 Week of Valor! – 3rd Annual PATRIOTIC PAWS PARADE! Bring your dressed-up pups! – Thanks to CHASE…Free race souvenirs and post-race […]

Military ships with civilian crews

Everyone knows USS stands for United States Ship. It’s a military ship w/ a military crew. Sounds good  So if you see a ship designated USNS, such as the USNS Laramie (T-AO 203) (seen below), you ask yourself, “what is she?” A ship designated USNS is a United States Naval Ship with the USN’s Military Sealift […]

USS Adams Museum as first manifestation of downtown vision

Downtown Vision Meets Opportunity The Downtown restoration effort is the latest topic in Jacksonville with the USS Adams Museum leading the way. Recently, the American Institute of Architects Jacksonville Chapter (AIA) presented their vision for the Downtown river front resurgence. Their plan proposed illuminated “nodes” or focal points along the river to interconnect and enhance […]

We’re Improving Our Website

We’re working to make improvements to our website! We understand when it comes to finding information on the web, it should be simple and up-to-date. That’s why we are making it easy for you to find the information you are looking for on our website. We also want to be sure we are sharing our […]

Sign-up for Salute to Veterans 5k

Official City of Jacksonville Week of Valor Event! November 6, 2016 @ 8am Are you ready to hit the ground running for the USS ADAMS Museum’s annual Salute to Veterans 5K in Downtown Jacksonville?! Be part of one of the fastest growing and most patriotic 5K runs and an official Jacksonville Week of Valor event […]


September 30 – October 1: Join the USS ADAMS Museum crew at Oktoberfest Jacksonville at the Anheuser-Busch Brewery on September 30 and October 1 while we raise awareness and funds for the project during a celebration of German cuisine, culture and great beer with a two day event in Jacksonville, Florida from 4pm – 10pm. Volunteer with […]

We’re a part of AmazonSmile :)

Amazon created a program called AmazonSmile which allows customers to donate 0.5% of purchase to an organization of their choosing when they shop. By clicking on the link above you will be able to shop Amazon as usual, only now the USS ADAMS Museum will receive a portion of the proceeds! Shopping through AmazonSmile is […]

Volunteer Opportunities for July and August

Every event we attend is staffed by our amazing volunteers and supporters of the USS ADAMS Museum. Join our crew for one of these upcoming fun events! Contact us by email at or through our website by clicking on volunteer and providing us with your contact information. You may also reach us at our […]