The Naval Air Station Fort Lauderdale Museum is dedicated to preserving the history and memory of Naval Air Station Ft Lauderdale (NASFL), presently the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport which was located in Port Everglades during the Period of 1942 - 1946.
Over the past several years, Broward County has demolished most of the buildings that housed NAS Fort Lauderdale during WWII. The primary mission of the Museum's Association is to collect and preserve information, books, naval art, photographs, artifacts and vintage memorabilia that were associated with NASFL, for the purpose of educating the public about the very important role that the Greater Ft Lauderdale area performed for the United States during WWII. With the help of many volunteers this Museum has also been instrumental in preserving the memory of Flight 19 - The Lost Patrol, one of the great aviation mysteries. Also, in 1943, a then 19 year old future President George H. W. Bush lived and trained at this base as an Avenger torpedo-bomber pilot.
4000 West Perimeter Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33315. Tel: (754) 300-9259