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Palm Beach Maritime Museum

Peanut Island, West Palm Beach, FL
+1 561-540-5147
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My husband and I visited this with another couple. The four of us have been in South Florida for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mary-ellen a
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West Palm Beach, Florida
Very cool but not worth what it costs.

The museum itself was very small. They did have some very intersting items from the 30's and 40's... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Gary U
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  • Average23%
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Peanut Island, West Palm Beach, FL
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+1 561-540-5147
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited this with another couple. The four of us have been in South Florida for years and never been to Peanut Island which seems ridiculous but busy with work and family. Peanut island is very cool, easy water taxi to get...More

Thank mary-ellen a
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The museum itself was very small. They did have some very intersting items from the 30's and 40's. Of course the best part was the JFK fallout bunker. It was really cool. They did a great job recreating what it would of looked like inside....More

Thank Gary U
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The Maritime Museum itself if disappointing. It really is a mish mash of things, with no order or history. There are two buildings and the JFK bunker. The welcome center could be a lot more welcoming, though the personnel working there were friendly and helpful....More

Thank daylilly50
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

BACKGROUND:: The Kennedys' link to West Palm Beach 1933-1995:: Designed by famed Florida architect Addison Misner in the 1920s & completed in 1928, the former Kennedy compound is located @ 1095 N Ocean Blvd. on Palm Beach Island, immediately across the Lake Worth Inlet from...More

1  Thank ChanEvan
Reviewed 19 December 2016

You'll need to get a boat ride over to Peanut Island or use a kayak. Once there, it's fifteen bucks to take the tour into the hastily constructed Kennedy bomb bunker from the Cuban Missile Crisis. You can also spend a little time in the...More

Thank William D
Reviewed 27 August 2016

This was a really fun and interesting tour! Kat our tour guide was so laid back and fun. You can go right from the beach in your swimsuit or shorts, nothing stuffy here.

Thank Kelly T
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This small maritime museum is located within Curry Park and is very charming! I passed a number of times before I found it open, so be sure to check the hours for appropriate times to visit. Antique artifacts and photographs are interesting. The view of...More

1  Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed 31 May 2016

To call this a museum is kind of a slight to anyone who has ever curated a collection of knick-knacks at home. That's pretty much what this is. They have a few pictures on the wall of a terrible gift shop. There is absolutely nothing...More

1  Thank katonajoey
Reviewed 22 April 2016

Getting to Peanut Island is in itself a great day trip. We go over by Kayak from Phil Foster Park in Riviera Beach; but access is available via Water Taxi from West Palm Beach and there is dock space for private boats. If you go...More

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Get set for a mini- adventure. Take the water taxi- from the Palm Beach Marina to Peanut Island. YOU can spend the day there swimming an snorkeling or go touring. They tour , which cots $12 take you into the form US Coast Guard station...More

1  Thank Jeffrey M
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