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Sea Glass Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great on a rainy day

Rich and rather informative collection. Interesting history of the glass in the area, lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
curlym100
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Sunnyvale, California
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Great stop to learn more about history of glass beach

Quick visit, but well worth the stop to learn more about the history of glass beach and why the... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
jam1015
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Sacramento, 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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17801 N Highway 1, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-8301
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was looking forward to visiting this museum but was disappointed. The place is very small and cramped and has no wow factor

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ross B
Cass F, Owner at Sea Glass Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You obviously missed the museum entrance like others who have posted a negative review. The museum occupies 4 rooms plus the gallery space you are commenting on. I hope you return for the wow factor others are raving about.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rich and rather informative collection. Interesting history of the glass in the area, lots of stories and artifacts from sunken ships. We all loved it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank curlym100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little quirky, but surprisingly educational... Worth the stop. We bought books, jewelry, note cards, and glass (of course). Great displays, videos, and history to the famous glass beach mystery. Also an animal exhibit right in the same parking area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kkstroth
Reviewed November 8, 2018

Interesting sea glass displays, with jewelry and various objects for sale. A good way to understand how sea glass got there!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RandM45
Reviewed November 6, 2018

If you're in Fort Bragg specifically to for the Sea Glass experience, make this your first stop - We discovered this museum as we were killing time waiting for low tide and the temps to warm up and the fog to clear out - so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Scott S
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Quick visit, but well worth the stop to learn more about the history of glass beach and why the glass is the color it is and from products it came from. Hard to believe that these gems came from townspeople dumping their trash.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jam1015
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We couldn't drive by without stoppping but it wasn't anything special since we used to own an extensive seaglass collection ourselves.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank summrbrz3
Cass F, Owner at Sea Glass Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

You apparently only walked through the gallery. Sorry you didn't actually see the museum, which is the largest permanent sea glass display in the world. If you are sea glass enthusiasts you would certainly have been impressed by the museum as, you will note, most...More

Reviewed October 13, 2018

An interesting, private museum, with a little bit of a lot of things. Sea glass, but also other nautical bits and bobs. Definitely worth a stop in.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank johnbX360CP
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We learned more about Sea Glass Beach. There are some lovely jewelry pieces made by the Captain. I purchased some gift cards with nice photography of the beach. It was a good stop.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jamie L
Reviewed October 3, 2018

If you like sea glass it is a quaint small place, but we would not call it a museum. Interesting facts to learn though. It is actually someone's house and expect a curtain separating you from the kitchen. Would not go again.More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CraigSabine
Cass F, Owner at Sea Glass Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Sorry you didn't enjoy your experience. It is not someone's house. It is a dual purpose property. The museum space has always been an art gallery or office space. The landlord lives in the attached living spaces, has his own business therein, and tends the...More

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