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Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum

Type: History Museums, Museums

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Attractions near Cruise Port: Let out your inner treasure hunter at the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum. Fisher is famous for finding the 1622 wreck of the Spanish galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha in 1985 with an estimated...  Read More
Museums: It is a wonder why more travelers don't stop by this treasure trove of history. The Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society is a non-profit organization that works to preserve archeological artifacts and...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Mon-Fri: 8:30am-5pm
  • Sat-Sun: 9:30am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Adult $12.50; Student $10.50; Child $6.25

  • Attractions near Cruise Port: "Rather than a flashy show, this is a real-deal museum, and younger children may not stay entertained--unless they love pirates, of course."
  • Best for Attractions near Cruise Port Because: Let out your inner treasure hunter at the Mel Fisher Museum, which holds over 100,000 pieces of jewelry, coins and other artifacts from sunken ships.

  • Museums: "Some of the treasures found are for sale at one of two stores on Green Street and Duval Street (as well as affordable replicas)."
  • Best for Museums Because: Pirates, treasure hunting, and gold dub looms are difficult to resist. Pirate lore and Spanish galleons are unearthed at this museum.

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