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Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum

200 Greene St, Key West, FL 33040-6516
+1 305-294-2633
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We are a fully accredited museum in the Florida Keys. Come discover a museum rich in history! We have amazing treasure in our 1622 Fleet exhibit of the Spanish galleons discovered by Mel Fisher and his crew. Also thought provoking Spirits of the Passage and Key West African Cemetery exhibits to glean insights into the transatlantic slave trade and Key West's unique role in it. And don't miss our three new exhibits -- Spanish Coins in the New World, the Real Pirates of the Caribbean, and the Science of Shipwrecks. You can even take a lab tour to see how history is revealed through excavation and conservation of shipwrecks. Make plans to visit. We're open seven days a week, 365 days a year!
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  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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200 Greene St, Key West, FL 33040-6516
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"treasure hunting"
in 90 reviews
"on display"
in 107 reviews
"slave trade"
in 72 reviews
"audio tour"
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"spanish galleon"
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"gold bar"
in 28 reviews
"actual artifacts"
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"lost treasure"
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"jewelry store"
in 18 reviews
"behind the scenes"
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"sunken ship"
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"for sale"
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"short film"
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"self guided"
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"history buff"
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"his life"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family and I were there to visit the museum yesterday. The staff was very friendly and helpful through the tour. For me it was well worth the money. My wife and kids enjoyed it also. It was really neat to see the story behind...More

Thank John B
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Even though admission was a bit pricey ($15), it was worth it to see some of the actual treasure from the Atocha. Astounding collection of gold bars, gold chains, silver, everyday items on board ship, emerald necklace, plus before and after cleaning helmets, etc. Also...More

Thank mermaid82001
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We toured the facility and found it interesting and worth the price of admission. It is a low-key place without a lot of hype.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed this trip. We went down over Christmas and it was wonderful. The weather was great, it was not too crowded and the people were welcoming. This museum has a gift shop that should be rated as a museum too...interesting coins gold and...More

Thank Alice O
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a rainy day, so it was a nice break of being outside. There were several different exhibits: sunken ships, pirates, Cuban immigrants, but the flow between the exhibits is jarring and not well thought out. We found the information and the items...More

Thank rachelle1625
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our trip, we had heard a couple people mention Mel Fisher and his discovery of buried treasure in the Keys. During our tour of the Dry Tortugas and Fort Jefferson, our guide even pointed out one of Mel’s boats en route to search for...More

Thank JenMurphy551
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with in-laws, kids, and wife. We all found something interesting. It would not hold the interest of the smallest kids, but my 9 and 12 year olds were very interested and read a lot of the info. The story of Mel was fascinating, and...More

Thank TheStroups
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I did this tour on Memorial Day (05/28/18), namely because the weather was bad (rainy) and it was a break from bar hopping, which can get a bit old after just 2 or 3 days on Key West. The chief attraction for...More

Thank Michele M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a treasure hunter to visit. Had a lot to see nad you can even buy some of the artifacts when you leave. Get a picture with the pirates outside the exit door.

Thank claatteberry
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So much information. It was really nice to put pictures and artifacts with the story of the Atocha. It really came to life. I also loved the room about the Cuban immigrants.

Thank Monica F
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JuliainTally
July 18, 2016|
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Response from MFGuestServices | Property representative |
The museum is self-guided so that you can enjoy the exhibits at your own pace. You may choose an optional conservation lab tour on weekdays that runs from 25 minutes and up, based on questions and answers from participants.
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Phyl888
June 14, 2016|
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Response from MFGuestServices | Property representative |
Hello. The audio tour is in English only. We do have native Spanish speakers on staff in the galleries who are willing to be of assistance.
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greenegurls
September 8, 2015|
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Response from MFGuestServices | Property representative |
The museum visit is self-guided so you can proceed at your own pace. We suggest you allow at minimum one hour. Some fans who have followed the quest have been known to spend the entire day. It's entirely up to you. We want... More
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