When you walk up to this building, you will first see three flags flown by the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War. As you walk into the building you will notice a large diorama depicting a typical campsite for a soldier stationed here during the war: tent, clothes hanging on a line, and various personal items. Looking around the museum, you will see panels featuring information about Florida’s secession, slavery in Florida, prisoners of war, Pensacola’s strategic importance, Battle of Santa Rosa Sound, Western Theater, the Florida Brigade, Olustee monument, Walton Guards, and Camp Walton.
The Civil War Exhibit Building was built behind the Camp Walton Schoolhouse Museum in 2010. It is part of The City of Fort Walton Beach Heritage Park and Cultural Center. Admission to this building is included with your regular museum admission price. This museum is handicapped accessible and is a one minute walk around the mound from the Indian Temple Mound Museum. It is located directly behind the Camp Walton Schoolhouse Museum, which is located at 127 Miracle Strip Parkway SE in Fort Walton Beach.