We were hoping to see more of the actual treasure that he recovered, but it was still a worthwhile experience.
About Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum
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We paid the full price of about $15.00 to get in. It took us about 20 minutes to breeze through the entire place. We stopped at things we found interesting. I'm not that into this subject but found a few items to look at and...More
This museum shows the recovery articles brought up from the Atocha. It is interesting and begins with a short film about Mel Fisher and his treasure hunting. The finds includes some emeralds and gold chains that are stunning. This is really worth a hour or...More
Museum is a good way to step out of the Key West heat for a second and get a glimpse of an interesting story. Definitely check out the second floor.
It is pure crazy what you can see in this museum!! Lots of valuable items found searching shipwrecks in the oceans and bays....well worth the time to tour and take in what was recovered from the ocean floor along with the technology used during the...More
The museum is very interesting, and starts off with a short video of Mel's life. A lot of pictures tell the story of ancient ships, ship life, male as well as female pirates, and slavery. Several recovered cannons are on display, along with other recovered...More
Not really much of a museum. Don't waste your time. You would do better with an internet search or spend some time on Wikipeadia instead. They added a "Harry Potter" section to fill space. What a waste of time !!!
I enjoyed seeing all the silver, emeralds, coins and gold chains. There was a lot of information about old ships and life aboard them.
Mel Fisher was a hunter of treasures laying at the bottom of the oceans as a result of ship wrecks. This museum not only displays the articles recovered from the floor of the ocean including gold and silver but also educate the visitors on maritime...More
Stopped by on the recommendation of a friend who lives in the area and it was amazing to learn the history of a man who would not give up on his dream...some neat artifacts and a great history lesson of a treasure hunter!