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“Small but very informative”
Review of Sea Glass Museum

Sea Glass Museum
Ranked #6 of 39 things to do in Fort Bragg
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Fort Bragg, CA, has the highest concentration of sea glass in the world. Founded by Capt. Cass Forrington, a retired former deep sea captain, who scours Fort Bragg’s three world famous glass beaches for their rare and beautiful treasures, the Sea Glass Museum is the world’s largest permanent sea glass display with over 3,000 artifacts on display. The Sea Glass Museum is one of the most popular and beautiful attractions on the Mendocino coast and is a must see for children of all ages! Even grumpy faces leave the museum smiling. Be sure to stop in before visiting the beaches to get directions to the best sea glass locations, not only in Fort Bragg, but all along the Mendocino coast.
Reviewed June 21, 2012

We visited Forth Bragg in June for a family vacation and stopped at Glass Beach. I noticed that there was a museum devoted to the history of this unusual beach so, not expecting a lot, we dropped by on our way out of town. It was a nice surprise to see that it was more than just a collection of beach glass. It was a very small (free) museum but gave a lot of information about the history and makeup of all of the things found on Glass Beach and sea glass in general. It did not take a long time to visit but I felt it added a lot to the trip.

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Reviewed May 14, 2012

Well organized; made the process of making sea glass more understandable; amazing number of colors

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Reviewed May 11, 2012

It was so enjoyable to visit. One could take one's time looking at all the different glass pieces found, thinking of where it came from and what stories it could tell

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Reviewed May 7, 2012

The Sea Glass museum is just outside Fort Bragg (south). Capt Cass is friendly and the museum has a nice display of Sea Glass collected at Sea Glass Beach.

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Reviewed April 13, 2012

The word "Museum" is used very loosely here. More of a store with some pieces of sea glass for interest. The owner-proprietor was unfriendly and curt. Jewelry is overpriced--not terribly well-made and not artistically done when compared with other pieces I have seen. If you are an absolute neophyte when it comes to sea glass, go and get a taste. If you want more knowledge and a better understanding of this hobby, this "museum" won't be too helpful. You would do better consulting some of the good books on sea glass that have been published.

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