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Building the National Coast Guard Museum

Opening in 2026: A Museum to Honor, Engage, Educate, and Inspire.

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Get Your New Challenge Coin!

Between now and June 14th participate in our June Plankowner Drive – we are seeking 60 donors to join our Plankowner crew or upgrade your current gift by at least $5 per month and we’ll send you our latest Museum Challenge Coin honoring the 210’ Reliance-class cutters!

The National Coast Guard Museum Association understands the value of museums and the purpose they serve in society. Our mission is to support the creation, sustainability, and growth of the National Coast Guard Museum.

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Our Vision

  • Create a home for the Coast Guard community and a Museum for the entire Coast Guard workforce
  • Create a valuable resource to stimulate science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning
  • Honor those who have served and inspire generations to come

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In Our Father’s Honor – A Gift to Build the National Coast Guard Museum

Sue Curtin, Chair of the National Coast Guard Museum Association, honors her father JD Power III, with the Power Family Challenge Gift to fund and build the National Coast Guard Museum in New London, CT.

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Spring Issue of Stories That Matter

Stay up to date with the exhibit development, fundraising campaigns, and construction progress of the National Coast Guard Museum.

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Beau Bridges Supports the Building of the National Coast Guard Museum

Beau Bridges discusses how the Coast Guard has impacted his family and why he supports the building of the museum.

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CAPT Wes Pulver USCG Ret discusses the importance and value of building the National Coast Guard Museum

CAPT Wes Pulver, USCG (Ret.) discusses the importance and value of building the National Coast Guard Museum

The Museum, located in New London, Connecticut, will be the home of the United States Coast Guard and serve as a place to honor and remember all who have served our country.

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Spring Issue of the Long Blue Line

ADM Linda Fagan: State of the Coast Guard Address
A Deserving Name For The USCG Cutter Calhoun
Beau Bridges: A Family Affair

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Museum Construction Update Preparing for Phase Construction

Construction Phase 2 Video

See Phase 2 of construction in action as we install micropiles to lay the foundation for the Museum.

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