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McLarty Treasure Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Small but nice

This museum is small but very informative. They run a 20 video loop that explains why the area is... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2019
George M
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Glen Burnie, Maryland
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Very educational about the 1715 Fleet Wrecks & Salvage.

This is a very nice museum. Small but well rounded in its displays. The 45 minute film was very... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2019
divemasterjames
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Gainesville, Georgia
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13180 North A1A, Sebastian Inlet State Park, Vero Beach, FL 32963
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Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

This museum is small but very informative. They run a 20 video loop that explains why the area is considered the Treasure Coast. It also tells the story of the sunken Spanish fleet. Artifacts are quite interesting.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

This is a very nice museum. Small but well rounded in its displays. The 45 minute film was very informative and showed how the 1715 Treasure Fleet wrecks were discovered, how the Real Eight Salvage company formed and eventual salvage efforts started. It also explained...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Very educational museum. The movie is really great. Every time I have friends come up to Vero we take them here. Most people never new why this area is called the treasure coast. Now the know!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jon G
Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

I visited with my three young sons, (11,10,8) on the rainy afternoon of our last day of vacation at Vero Beach. We arrived about an hour before the museum closed, and had enough time to take in most of the film, and spend a few...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank admit_it
Reviewed July 26, 2019

We enjoyed a group visit with about 35 people on a Saturday morning. The displays are wonderfully done and the brief movie is very entertaining. Parking is ample and the space is easily accessible. It was a rainy morning but most of the site is...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Tom M
Reviewed July 25, 2019 via mobile

The McLarty is located at first sight where are the survivors of the storm wrecked 1715 plate Fleet carrying the years treasure from the new world back to Spain set up their camp as they waited for Rescue. The introductory video is very informative but...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank cordyroy
Reviewed July 19, 2019

Didn't know this museum was here and it is run by the State of Florida. Very informative information on the sunken treasure ships off the coast.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank guardgrey51
Reviewed July 3, 2019

Visit this museum for a look at how they found the sites of the wrecks of the fleet of 1715, It is an incredible story and there is some real treasure there. Run by the State, this only costs a few bucks to visit, but...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ChrisfromVero
Reviewed May 18, 2019

Found this museum while researching our Florida trip - a great stop! Small museum but very well done - most interesting to us is that it is located on a spot where some of the history took place! Had some very interesting displays. Highly recommend...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank IslandgirlJennifer
Reviewed May 8, 2019

This was a very nice treasure museum. There are examples of the gold they dug up from the Atocha, and a nice film to watch.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank ByeByeMissAmericanPi
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WhisperDowntheLane
July 16, 2019|
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Response from E8842QQ345 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The film is short and interesting. There's an outdoor beach area in back that they can look at. And there are artifacts and coins in displays to look at.
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Pamela P
April 16, 2019|
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Response from Eddie3169 | Reviewed this property |
This is a small but very interesting museum. 60 minutes or so to walk through it. Yes, it is handicap accessible.
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February 19, 2018|
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