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Sea Glass Museum

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Address: 17801 N Highway 1, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-8301
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10:00 - 05:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 05:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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A small place, but interesting and loaded with info.

This place is loaded with information about the local dump sites, which have turned into beautiful sea glass beds. There is a gift shop selling books and sea glass jewelry and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Glenn O
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is loaded with information about the local dump sites, which have turned into beautiful sea glass beds. There is a gift shop selling books and sea glass jewelry and various touristic items also. Several TV monitors provide additional information on sea glass and the shipwreck of the Frolic. I enjoyed those the most. There are displays of glass... More 

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Thank Glenn O
Cass F, Owner at Sea Glass Museum, responded to this review

Thank you, Glenn. I'm sorry if I wasn't as friendly as I usually am. I have a slight health issue at the moment and it is distracting and irritating. I should be back to normal shortly. :) Cass More 

Douglas, Wyoming
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Curator was very nice and there is a lot of stuff to look at. Includes a museum with special artifacts on display.

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Thank wyoflyfisher
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We picked up a flyer for this place at our hotel and thought we'd pop in for an adventure. We never saw a single person while we roamed about the museum. There's so much to see and learn and it was sort of nice to do it at our own pace with no pressure to buy the many trinkets for... More 

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Thank hgynellhutch
Dixon, California
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70 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Fascinating displays of what the beach, waves and sand do to discarded glass over time. Beautiful glass is created that can stand alone or be used for jewelry. There are ships in bottles for sale that are reasonably priced and books.

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Thank Jerry D
Arenas Valley
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We were very excited about visiting this rather popular place. The owner was very unfriendly and didn't acknowledge us but as we left he tried to get us to buy his poorly made jewelry. Etsy and Ebay are full of much nicer things. It is a tourist trap, and nothing more.

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Thank dischanto
Cass F, Owner at Sea Glass Museum, responded to this review

I am sorry you did not enjoy your visit. I never "push" anyone to buy anything or "try" to get people to buy anything in the gift shop. I believe you did not even see the museum. People often walk through the gallery area and miss the museum entrance and those people we try to get to go into the... More 

Red Bluff, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

A lot of wonderful history and great videos!!! Enjoyed meeting the captain and his mate and loved seeing all the beautiful sea glass items that were retrieved by the captain!! Please donate, you will LOVE it!

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Thank destinyflatt
Saint Charles, Illinois
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

See the title? That's because it is important to realize that sea glass collectors will love this museum. If you don't care about it - it may not be the place for you. It is small - but that didn't matter to our party. (Beware with kids - it is small and lots of stuff.) The collection is outstanding. And... More 

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Thank Activeisgood
Union City, California
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37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

It wasn't exactly what my wife and I expected, however it did have some interesting pieces and information. The staff wasn't the nicest upon entering, but got more friendly as we looked around.

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Thank MJOHara
Novato, California
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Small but lots of glass to see here. Many different colors and sizes. Has television monitors spread through out the museum.

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Thank steve0027
Deventer, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Its als small but pretty nice place build around things found on the glass beaches. Some good information and history. Defenitly worth a stop after you visited glass beaches.

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Thank hder00ij

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