DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum

DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum

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PA and G M
Northern Virginia, VA37 contributions
Aug 2022
You would never expect that this FREE attaction could have so much to offer! There is so many different artifacts and associated stories to explain them. Kids loved it, I could have stayed for two hours looking through every item. Downstairs is a very family-friendly store with every seashell and collectible you might like. SUPER friendly staff in the museum and also in the shop.
Written 8 August 2022
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dmpollarine
Avon, OH2 contributions
Jul 2022
Went to the shipwreck museum and it was a must see, if you like history and treasure ships. Got the chance to meet and speak with the proprietor and he was amazing. Very knowledgeable and fascinating to listen to. Even got to hold some real gold bars from the treasure ship, the Atocha. I’m an adult and was thrilled to have a once in a lifetime experience with history. Don’t miss it! Added bonus is that it’s free !
Written 1 August 2022
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smittync
Charlotte, NC346 contributions
Sep 2021
We always enjoy museums of every kind and we rate this one as wonderful. We really enjoyed all the artifacts and the history. I could spend hours in there, in fact I think I did.
Written 30 September 2021
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Alexandra M
Newton, MA3 contributions
Aug 2021 • Friends
Amazing. One of the best museums I’ve been to and it was free (donation). The owner dived and collects everything himself and will tell you stories that will amaze you or give you goosebumps. His passion to his work/hobby is awe inspiring and captivating. This is a must see in OCMD.
Written 18 August 2021
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thomgiam
Ringoes, NJ11 contributions
Jul 2021
I have been visiting the museum with my children for 30 years. Its not vacation without making this stop!
Written 31 July 2021
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Lori
1 contribution
May 2021 • Friends
Excellent experience for all ages! The museum owner, Dale Clifton, is a wealth of knowledge and is always willing to tell swash buckling adventures. The numerous relics hold tales to maritime history. Definitely a must stop. The museum is free and operates on donations.
Written 9 July 2021
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Judy S
Pulaski, TN460 contributions
Sep 2020
This was a fascinating place to visit. The owner, Dale Clifton was on site and took time to talk to us. Below the museum is a wonderful gift shop, too.
Written 1 October 2020
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scorpiochild53
25 contributions
Sep 2019
DiscverSea Museum's name sums up exactly what it offers; a chance to experience and explore the artifacts of ships lost to history. Viewing the displayed items brings thought provoking sights.
The displays are switched out now and again, allowing the browser many different chances to appreciate the lives that once excisted.
The museum's location is nearby other attractions allowing visitors to add this to their itinerary.
Written 6 January 2020
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mcdh4561
Fredericksburg, VA574 contributions
Nov 2019
This wonderful museum is located on the second floor of Sea Shell City, a large seashell shop. There are artifacts from a number of local and Florida shipwrecks here, all well-presented in cases with descriptions of each one. There are some nice cannons and flintlock pistols and short muskets. Gold- lots of it, in gold bars, jewelry, coins and ingots. Silver too, and many copper coins as well. The measure was interesting, but the vast number of everyday items such as glass and crockery were fascinating. Native American artifacts are to be seen here as well. A conservation lab is here, where they work on recovered artifacts. Authenticated shipwreck coins can be purchased here.

Written 4 November 2019
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Momsa
Montclair, VA76 contributions
Sep 2019
I have to say this was the best experience I've had in a very long time. I loved everything about it. The relics, the stories, the education, the opportunity to hold a piece of history. It was just incredible. All of it. I have already told my friends, family and co-workers. I plan to return soon.
Written 1 October 2019
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