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DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum

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Address: 708 Ocean Highway, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
Phone Number: 302-539-9366
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Cool shipwreck items, nice store below

Cool treasure museum. It was free to walk up from Sea Shell City below. Assume it's always free. If so, worth the visit. Cool items. My 12 year old thought it was really cool... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Cool treasure museum. It was free to walk up from Sea Shell City below. Assume it's always free. If so, worth the visit. Cool items. My 12 year old thought it was really cool. Would go back. Enjoy.

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Goshen, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

As an adult, I thought this was a very cool place. However, my 7 and 9 year old were bored. Didn't really hold their attention. They were more interested in the store downstairs.

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Pa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The museum is located above a shell shop. It was a small museum with tons of artifacts and cards to read. The artifacts were questionable upon viewing. The experience would've been more enjoyable had there not been small children running freely throughout the establishment. There were no fees to visit though a donation box was there.

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Easton, MD
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We visited the DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum and were rather underwhelmed. The museum is located above a beach souvenir-type shop and when we entered the museum (one room) we, at first, thought it was a continuation of the shop. The museum did have various interesting objects that had been recovered from shipwrecks, but it was more of a collection than a... More 

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Pasadena, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I stumbled upon the DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum while killing time in Sea Shell City about 10 years ago, and I continue to direct family and friends to this fascinating little museum. The sheer volume and quality of artifacts is simply astounding for such a small museum in the oddest of locations—the second floor above Fenwick Island's Sea Shell City. I... More 

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

The gentlemen that runs this place is the same one that owns all the priceless artifacts , he is the diver that brought all this stuff up and saved and preserved it. He stands there and will talk to EVERYONE who asked a question . We spent hours there and still didn't have time too read all the info cards.... More 

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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Pretty good display of items for the display being free. They do have a recommended donation amount when you walk in though. They have everything well organized and broken down into shipwrecks where the items were found.

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Fenwick Island, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This museum is a favorite of ours and a must see for visitors to the area! Owner Dale Clifton is so interesting and knowledgeable - it's easy to want to stay for hours just to talk to him! The collection contains fascinating finds of all kinds ranging from local native american finds to treasures from the Titanic and more! The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This was great little museum. You have to go inside the store and up the stairs. It has many wonderful artifacts, coins, gold, recovered items from shipwrecks. Some of it was a little old for my 5 y/o. But he enjoyed the pirate type artifacts. I figure in another few years he might enjoy it more. My husband, teen daughter,... More 

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Williamsport, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We visited the DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum earlier this week while we were in Ocean City on vacation. I'd heard about it by posting on the TA forum asking for things to do with kids in OC. We decided to visit the museum Tuesday morning and despite having a little bit of trouble finding it, the museum was a quick drive... More 

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Address: 708 Ocean Highway, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
Phone Number: 302-539-9366
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Fenwick Island

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