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Welaka Maritime Museum

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Address: 401 4th Avenue, Welaka, FL 32193
Phone Number: 386-467-1900
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No longer open.

Was great when it was open. Restored boats and other handmade items. Info available on history of each boat. Sad it closed but due to deaths.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2016
Donna B
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Welaka, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Was great when it was open. Restored boats and other handmade items. Info available on history of each boat. Sad it closed but due to deaths.

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Welaka, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Owner sold everything at auction in 2013. Very sorry to see it go, the boats were extraordinary. Two different maritime museums bought the major stuff, so those beautiful boats are now being appreciated by many more people. A sad loss for Welaka, though.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

For anyone interested in older boats, this is a don't miss place to go. Really,really cool

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

Tried to go the week of 12 March 2012, sign says Closed with no current plans to reopen. Gave it an average rating only to satisfy requirement to post review.

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Port Orange, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2011

Amazing wood inlay workmanship with great detail of period ships, boats, and other wood art. A most unique expeerience. Hours vary.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2011

This unique privately run family maritime museum is simply a must see in the NE Florida area. The town is Welaka that is nestled on the banks of the St John's River so you can tie up at the public docks and walk the four blocks to the museum. There are all kinds of maritime things on display but the... More 

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