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Sea Glass Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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This is a small but interesting museum. The owner wasn’t very interested in chatting but we... read more

Reviewed January 2, 2020
NArienne
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San Jose, California
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Interesting place to see what nature does to trash

We have been here a couple of times. A must is to talk to the Captain who runs the museum. He makes... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2019
jrohrer1957
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Walnut Creek, California
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Fort Bragg, CA, has the highest concentration of sea glass in the world. Founded by Capt. Cass Forrington, a retired former deep sea captain, who scours Fort Bragg’s three world famous glass beaches for their rare and beautiful treasures, the Sea...more
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After being disappointed in the lack of access to Glass Beach, we decided to visit Sea Glass Museum, which is heavily advertised in all the local business establishments. We were disappointed. The place is cramped and smells heavily of cigarette smoke. Clearly, sea glass is a
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Response from Cass F, Owner at Sea Glass Museum
Responded Jan 7, 2020
There are no smokers at the Sea Glass Museum. What you smelled was the landlord's cooking. His kitchen is adjacent to the museum. We do not support the lies of the City Council and Park Rangers saying it is illegal to collect the glass. It is not. This has already been adjudicated in our courts. They are trying to deprive people their rights "under color of law" which is a Federal offense in all states and a state law in TX, PA, and other states. We expect the truth from elected officials and law enforcement. Sorry you did not enjoy yourself like all the others who posted great reviews.
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This is a small but interesting museum. The owner wasn’t very interested in chatting but we enjoyed looking around. He had a video playing that showed us where to go to see the best glass beach site. Without the video we would have never found it. My kids bought some gifts
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This place is really worth visiting .. they guy who runs it is a wealth of information and the display is amazing
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I had gone to Glass Beach earlier that day and had been disappointed that I couldn’t find the area famous for beach combing and finding sea glass. I don't feel dumb though, because everybody else there was just as perplexed as I was. Disappointed, I headed to the Sea Glass
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We have been here a couple of times. A must is to talk to the Captain who runs the museum. He makes the jewelry and he is very knowledgeable about glass beach.
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