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The museum contains some interesting exhibits. I especially found the exhibits and facts on the... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
emtropp291
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Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Fun local museum - even on a rainy day.

First class artifacts in natural surroundings. Much of it collect by the local Fisher family from... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
surfmann14
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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Not sure what to really think of this place. It's the small area above a kitsch tourist shop and you would not know it. Only found it by GPS and had to walk into the shop to inquire and directed upstairs. The owner may be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018

The museum contains some interesting exhibits. I especially found the exhibits and facts on the Titanic and lead hauling ships to be fascinating. This museum has something to offer for the whole family.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank emtropp291
Reviewed October 14, 2018

First class artifacts in natural surroundings. Much of it collect by the local Fisher family from their many, many diving trips. Great for all ages. No fee, just a pot for any donations.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank surfmann14
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

We thought this was a fun little museum and really enjoyed ourselves! There is tons to read about and lots of artifacts to see. It also helps that the museum admission is free (although they ask that you make a donation). Overall, definitely worth it!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Nice little place to take a break and learn a little about local history.Husband is an anthropologist so he's into all that.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

Fun and educational exhibits of found objects from shipwrecks. This place is a great, intelligent find.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank S9717FL2018eric-olaf
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

This is certainly a place that anyone could easily overlook. It's nestled on the second floor of a gift shop. Access is free, but donations are welcomed. The museum is small but is packed with recovered artifacts. The artifacts are well preserved in most cases...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Little or no advertisement, this little gem could be easily missed. Museum upstairs jam-packed with artifacts, very informative and friendly staff. Really nice gift store on bottom floor. Great find!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Eileen B
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We wanted something to do before checking in for the night, we found this little hidden Gem on things to do in Fenwick. I'm so glad we went, it was a neat experience. Kids would probably love it. It is upstairs inside the Sea shell...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

First discovered this hidden gem in the 1990's. The displays are fascinating and always see something new. Our children are now bringing their children here. Easy to miss even when you're in the store! Look for the sign and go up to the second floor....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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