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DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum

708 Ocean Highway, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
+1 302-539-9366
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Take the time to stop at this little Museum

This is such a cool little museum. Lots of History on the coastal ship wrecks on the east coast... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
via mobile
Small but interesting Museum

We visited in August and it is a small little museum. It is interesting to see the real artifacts... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2017
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708 Ocean Highway, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
+1 302-539-9366
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This is such a cool little museum. Lots of History on the coastal ship wrecks on the east coast shoals and lots of artifacts. Very educational. Just wish you could touch some of the things. Glad we stopped, was a great little side adventure for...More

Thank Extreme-OC-Lovers
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We visited in August and it is a small little museum. It is interesting to see the real artifacts discovered from shipwrecks and learn the history behind the items found. It is free but you can pay a small donation to help keep it running....More

Thank beachgrle1
Reviewed 7 September 2017

we found out the hard way that this cute little museum is closed on Wednesdays - it is over a souvenir shop on Hwy 1 between Bethany Beach and Ocean City.

Thank Knightoffice
Reviewed 5 September 2017

a very informative venture to the shipwreck museum. It was really interesting to see all the artifacts and read about them. But each description is extremely wordy, I lost interest far quicker than my husband because I didn't have my glasses. But we both really...More

Thank Lindsay Z
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Not only is there a free Shipwreck Museum upstairs, but the goodies and souvenirs in the store are great. The are all reasonably priced. In the back is a huge collection of all different kinds of shells at a very great price. We ALWAYS stop...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

So cool!! I never expected such a neat little place. An exceptionally outstanding collection of sunken fines. Really worth the stop

Thank Kimberlyaeb
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is amazing..., especially if the owner is there. A story with every object that has visitors enthralled!!! And..... it's free!! Best part of our visit to O.C.....Really!

Thank Becki V
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Our friend told us about this museum. We were impressed and enjoyed some great conversation with the owner. Too bad we didn't know of this when had our family at FI last summer, and best of all, it's FREE!!

Thank 17268Fern
Reviewed 30 July 2017

My husband and I chose to see the Discover Shipwreck Museum while planning our DE vacation. There were many artifacts on display and information. The museum is on the second floor of the Sea Shell City. Lots of fun and shopping here also. .

Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Enter through Sea Shell City. It is upstairs. Check their hours first. Hours are different than shop. It is interesting and fun for all ages: kids, teens, adults. Kids also like the souvenir shop downstairs!

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