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This museum is dedicated to the life and legacy of world famous treasure hunter Mel Fisher. Inside you will see a plethora of artifacts from 17th and 18th Spanish Treasure Galleons that Mel and his team salvaged starting in the 1960's until current.
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Finally visited with my grand daughter after passing by many times. I found it very interesting. I now live here on the Treasure Coast and really had not realized the significance of the name. Very good exhibits, and a film is included. The
I take most of the people who come to visit me to Mel Fisher's museum. The story of the sunken Treasure fleet is fascinating and for a nominal fee you get a detailed education on how the Treasure Coast got its' name.
We highly recommend this stop. The history and the artifacts that are on display are simply amazing! You get to hold one of the actual silver bars. The gift shop has treasure for sale, be prepared to spend the big bucks for it. There are...More
20 minute video gives you background on Mr. Fisher and his significant accomplishments in finding multiple Spanish wrecks and their treasure off the coast of Florida from Sebastian down to the Keys. It also gives credit to some of his associates who made the success...More
We spent an interesting hour or so in the museum. There is a short movie clip that introduces you to some of the treasure hunting operations. The rest of the museum is full of artifacts that were discovered right offshore. Pretty fascinating. Cheap.
Although this is a small museum we found many beautiful and historical "treasures" from many of the unfortunate Spanish galleons that were shipwrecked in the Florida waters so many years ago. The price is nominal, we actually found a good deal on Groupon.
This is a VERY SMALL museum. They do have some interesting items on display, but if you are expecting to spend more than an hour of your time, rethink it. It does give a bit of local flavor and a bit of local history. Plan...More