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Sea Glass Museum

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Great stop to learn more about history of glass beach

Quick visit, but well worth the stop to learn more about the history of glass beach and why the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sacramento, California
Quirky but fun

An interesting, private museum, with a little bit of a lot of things. Sea glass, but also other... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sacramento, California
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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...more
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17801 N Highway 1, Fort Bragg, CA 95437-8301
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting sea glass displays, with jewelry and various objects for sale. A good way to understand how sea glass got there!

Thank RandM45
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in Fort Bragg specifically to for the Sea Glass experience, make this your first stop - We discovered this museum as we were killing time waiting for low tide and the temps to warm up and the fog to clear out - so...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quick visit, but well worth the stop to learn more about the history of glass beach and why the glass is the color it is and from products it came from. Hard to believe that these gems came from townspeople dumping their trash.

Thank jam1015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We couldn't drive by without stoppping but it wasn't anything special since we used to own an extensive seaglass collection ourselves.More

Thank summrbrz3
Cass F, Owner at Sea Glass Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

You apparently only walked through the gallery. Sorry you didn't actually see the museum, which is the largest permanent sea glass display in the world. If you are sea glass enthusiasts you would certainly have been impressed by the museum as, you will note, most...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An interesting, private museum, with a little bit of a lot of things. Sea glass, but also other nautical bits and bobs. Definitely worth a stop in.

Thank johnbX360CP
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We learned more about Sea Glass Beach. There are some lovely jewelry pieces made by the Captain. I purchased some gift cards with nice photography of the beach. It was a good stop.

Thank Jamie L
Reviewed October 3, 2018

If you like sea glass it is a quaint small place, but we would not call it a museum. Interesting facts to learn though. It is actually someone's house and expect a curtain separating you from the kitchen. Would not go again.More

Thank CraigSabine
Cass F, Owner at Sea Glass Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Sorry you didn't enjoy your experience. It is not someone's house. It is a dual purpose property. The museum space has always been an art gallery or office space. The landlord lives in the attached living spaces, has his own business therein, and tends the...More

Reviewed September 30, 2018

There is lots of history about the glass beach and how it came about. Small place but the price is free with donations welcome.

Thank KAHNMAN805
Reviewed September 17, 2018

I am an avid hunter of sea glass on any beach. This was a very informative museum of the Fort Bragg sea glass and included pieces from around the world. Lots of video to watch on Ft. Bragg history.

Thank Katie G
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

It’s a small museum/gift store but is well laid out, interesting and informative. You learn what sea glass is, where to find it and how it got there in the first place. No admission charge, but a small donation is appreciated.

Thank Morris N
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