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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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Day Excursion to Key West From Miami
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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

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Again like my review for the aquarium, this was not planned but we had a rainy day so we needed to kill some time. We bundled this with the aquarium pass for a discount. The building itself is very unique and cool. The trip started...More

Thank aberfitchgr534
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum would be great if you have an extra hour to kill. The museum is small with some great history/artifacts. I did like the tower you could climb up to see great views of Key West. The tour started out a little odd. It...More

Thank indykevin13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are a lot of artifacts and local history in this museum. Ships have been wrecking off of the Keys for a very long time and there are still some that have sunk and not been found. There is a high tower were you can...More

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice attraction located near Mallory Square. busy place- everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves. Stop by, give it a try.

Thank jlantern3
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Learned a lot about wrecking! Staff was very well informed and seemed to love their jobs! Lots of great artifacts from ship wrecks around the Keys. The view from the top deck was great. I am glad my kids were as old as they were...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We received tickets for the Shipwreck Treasure Museum as part of our Haunted Key West Tour and it actually was the best part of the tour. The tour guide was in costume and character and really did a great job informing us of the wrecking...More

Thank Ron H
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I've been coming to Key West for 20 years, and somehow, I've always missed out on the Shipwreck Museum. Not this time! Entertaining, cool inside! Multimedia and live acting. The trek up the tower is long and hot, but the view is worth it. Made...More

Thank Paul_Garneau
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19 July 2017|
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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