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Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum

1 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-6634
+1 305-292-8990
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Discover the rich history of Key West’s shipwrecking past at the Key West Shipwreck Treasures Museum. Shipwreck artifacts, including a silver bar you can hold, fill the museum that is recreation of 19th century wrecker’s warehouse. A lookout tower and audio-visual displays share with guests the experiences of the dangerous world of ship wreckers. Storytellers, in period costume, bring history to life with tales ensuring a fun and fascinating experience for the entire family.
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1 Whitehead St, Key West, FL 33040-6634
+1 305-292-8990
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Reviewed 1 week ago

neat place to take a break from crazy Duval street had a lot of cool old maritime stuff canons old pirate stuff would definitely suggest worth time if you like that kind of stuff what better place than Key West

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My siblings and I ended up here quite by accident, but it was a nice (and comfortably cool) diversion on Mallory Square. I learned a lot about how shipwrecks were a way to get rich, which a few took advantage of back in the day....More

Thank NboroGirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wish there were more artifacts to view...not sure I'd recommend a visit as it felt kind of like a tourist trap.

Thank WFleet
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place to spend sometime exploring the history of the old Key West. Good tour for the money only problem the day we went on the tour was that the observation tour was closed post hurricane Irma.

Thank br01374859
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Enjoyed our tour. They gave a discount as the lookout took a beating as was not ready to be reopened. Our guide gave us a personal tour as tourists were very light the day we were there and she was very informative.

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 28 September 2017

we enjoyed the history told at this museum. we are boat people so this was so interesting. the story of mel fisher and his crew of divers was interesting to us. please visit.

Thank bayouwendy
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Price was a bit steep for tickets i thought for it not being a very big museum however my favorite part was the lookout tower you climb up top. Beautiful views and the stairs give you plenty of room. Im quite a bit scared of...More

Thank HeatherAshner
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This was fun! It was very interesting. Loved that you really got to understand the history of Key West with there shipwrecks and the wreckers who went out and cleaned them up. A lot of interesting things to look at from old wrecks in the...More

Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The host was an actor portraying a shipwrecker. You'll learn more about ship salvage than you ever thought, and can pick up a 64lb bar of silver

Thank Daniel Q
Reviewed 8 September 2017

It looked so cool on the outside, but we were majorly disapointed on the inside. Our guide was difficult to understand, and the entire tour took us 10 minutes or so. I highly recommend the pirate museum in St. Augustine instead.

Thank L S
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Response from Sara C | Reviewed this property |
We parked in a lot nearby. You will need to pay for parking unless you get lucky with an empty space somewhere