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DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum

708 Ocean Highway, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
+1 302-539-9366
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Interesting museum!

Enter through Sea Shell City. It is upstairs. Check their hours first. Hours are different than... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
cindy r
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Ocean City, Maryland
via mobile
Kitschy but fun

This is a small museum above sea shell city. No admission fee but accepts donations. A nice variety... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ppt4
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Baltimore, Md
via mobile
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea shell” (24 reviews)
“on display” (13 reviews)
“second floor” (14 reviews)
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708 Ocean Highway, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
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+1 302-539-9366
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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!

1  Thank cindy r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small museum above sea shell city. No admission fee but accepts donations. A nice variety of info and things pulled off wrecks. Very small space so but you could spend 45 minutes seeing and reading all the stuff.

Thank ppt4
Reviewed 1 week ago

I gave this 4* instead of 5*, since my kids were eager to leave and we departed before I could finish. My four children, ages 9-16 enjoyed seeing everything, but didn't want to dwell and read. We have seen many museums with items from ship...More

Thank KMc4528
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was not expecting much, but once I got there I was surprised to see all the sucken artifacts! It's bigger than I thought. The history behind each piece was amazing to learn about.

Thank Kiff133
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 4 (kids ages 9 & 12) all enjoyed walking through this shipwreck museum and reading the stories of the ships and their voyages. Impressive collection and so neat to see items from the Titanic! Free admission and gift shop is not overpriced.

1  Thank JEdc2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kids were tired of the beach so we went to see this museum. I was expecting a glorified souvenir shop but was pleased to see some interesting exhibits and to read some well described artifacts. NO commercialism fit to speak of in the museum but...More

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is accessed upstairs in the Seashell Store. We were already there and decided to take a look. Our small group was impressed by the variety of artifacts displayed. European wrecks to Asian wrecks, a variety of jewelry to table ware was available to see....More

Thank Joanna M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my mom was bored and wanted to see a museum this was right up the road and free it's inside a seashell store upstairs it's small but interesting.

Thank ellen804207
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place. Interesting for all ages. And it is FREE. Love the artifacts and the learning parts. Very informative.

1  Thank wendysox
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I just recently visited this museum for the second time. The first time was over twenty years ago. I've told the story for twenty years of the museum owner pulling out gold bars for us to handle and chains to put around our necks. Now,...More

1  Thank OhioDarkrider
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