Group of survivors opposes private museum for Pulse massacre

49 killed in mass shooting at Orlando nightclub

ORLANDO, Fla. – A group of survivors and family members of those killed have formed an organization to oppose the building of a private museum to honor the victims of a mass shooting at Pulse, an Orlando nightclub.

Members of the Community Coalition Against a Pulse Museum say the nightclub should be torn down and the nightclub's owner shouldn't build a private museum.

They say any memorial should be constructed on public property, and any money for the museum should be channeled to survivors.

A spokesman for the onePulse Foundation didn't immediately return an email seeking comment.

The mass shooting at the club killed 49 patrons and injured dozens more three years ago. Gunman Omar Mateen died in a shootout with police.