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McLarty Treasure Museum

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Nice museum

Stopped by one day on my way back from the beach. It’s a little hard to find as it is hidden in the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Golfglenwood
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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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This is a must stop to get the right view of the Florida Treasure Coast.

Great museum with long video and artifacts of the history of the Treasure Coast. I don't want to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tomjuddjr
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Vero Beach, Florida
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped by one day on my way back from the beach. It’s a little hard to find as it is hidden in the trees just off the highway but glad I found it the museum tell the tales of the treasures and the treasure hunters...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Golfglenwood
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great museum with long video and artifacts of the history of the Treasure Coast. I don't want to tell everything but I bring every visitor I have to McLarty !!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tomjuddjr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went while camping in Sebastian inlet state park. Very interesting, had no idea of the history of the Treasure Coast. Worth seeing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LeticiaM1001
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Really nice museum! Lots to look at. When you are done inside, go out to the observation area for a great view of the Atlantic ocean.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tommysaxboy
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We've often overlooked this gem of a museum as it sounds pretty hokey, but it's a state facility as so well-presented. It's well worth an hour or two of your time, and if you scour the beach afterwards you may just find treasure, as many...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul A
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

I love the fact that we came here and was able To see everything in the museum and not feel like I missed anything. My 8 year old loves treasure stories and museums but we usually lose her attention span after an hour. This entire...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Avakelly
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Would definitely recommend this little museum gem! Take advantage and watch the movie, these are the REAL guys that found the treasure etc, you can walk into the movie really anytime and just leave when you get to the part where you started. AND they...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Madakat
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Movie about the 11 Spanish ships that sunk is 45 min long. The displays are artifacts from the finds of ships sinking in hurricane. There is also one little section about the 1500’s in the area—probably changed the course America. This is a Florida State...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nancyw953
Reviewed September 13, 2018

I've lived in this area for years and was aware of some of the history about the Spanish treasure fleet that floundered off the Atlantic coast. However, I still learned alot of new details by watching the movie at this museum. There is a wealth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susan J
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

The Musem is located in the Treasure Coast with roots traced back to the 1500s Spanish Treasure Fleet. The fleet departedcHavana Cuba in about 1515, encountered a massive hurricane, ran agound and sank from Ft Pierce to Sebastian offshore. The Museum is located on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Kay64
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Flights booked! Request input for roadtrip itinerary (Long) (9 Replies)
Hi all Florida residents and aficionados. Round trip flights to MIA were booked tonight. Now I need to organize an itinerary so I can book accommodations. Who we are: myself, dh, ds (14 y.o.) When we're going: 9 days, including flights, starting 1st week March What I'm NOT looking to do: theme parks, major beach time What I am looking to do: nature, wildlife, history, culture, swimming with manatees, surf lesson(s) for ds I'm aiming for a road trip, to visit plenty of places and see...More
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"b) night in St. Augustine, explore the old city late afternoon, evening" There is so much more to see than you can possibly experience in ½ day. I would recommend an overnight stay and two full days at a minimum.
tseeker
St. Petersburg, Florida
transportation (2 Replies)
I am planning a trip to the Melbourne area in December and as I do not have personal transportation, I wanted to know if there is a bus system or regular shuttle of any kind. Not only within the city of Melbourne itself but along the beach areas on Highway A1A. I would like to visit sebastian inlet state park and the Mclarty treasure museum. Failing that, is there a bus system that will take me along the west side of the intra-coastal waterway to any one of the bridges that cross over. Are...More
November 26, 2010|
Response frombornwithwheels|
Forgot to mention, you will have to take a taxi or rent a car to get to McClarity. Our bus system only goes to Indialantic and north. They don't even go to Melbourne Beach which I thought they might but I don't see it on their route. There is no public bus system at all in Indian River County. If you wanted to see the Mel Fischer Museum located on US Hwy 1 in Sebastian instead of McClarity you might try Greyhound. Not sure if theres a regular bus stop for them in Sebastian near the museum....More