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Key West, Florida 33040
305-296-5700
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Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum

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800-434-1399
200 Greene Street, Key West Florida 33040
http://www.melfisher.com/default.html
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Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum -

Discover amazing shipwreck treasuresat the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum. This downtown Key Westmuseum features an extensive collection of exhibits, artifacts, and treasures from 17th century shipwrecks off Key West, including the Atocha and Henrietta Marie. See gold, silver bars and coins from the NuestraSeñora de Atocha and Santa Margarita - the Spanish galleons of 1622 that sunk on their journey from Havana to Spain. Marvel atartifacts recovered from the English merchant-slaver Henrietta Marie that sank 35 miles west of Key West in 1700. The Museum also features the Archaeological Surveys at Turtle Harbor, family programs and group tours.

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  • Hours -

    Open 365 days a year.
    • Mon - Fri: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Sat, Sun & Holidays: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Prices

    • Adult: $12.50
    • Students: $10.50
    • Children: $6.25
  • Events

    • Family Programs & Events
    • Young Navigators Club

Activities

  • Historic Exhibits
  • Group Tours
  • Mel Fisher Maritime Museum Shop
  • Archaeological Surveys at Turtle Harbor
  • Education Programs

Group Tours -

The Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museumoffers special pricing for groups of 16 or more people. Advance reservation is required. Contact group services at 305.294.2633, ext. 21 or send an email to:FFKeyWest@WhiteLodging.com

Atocha Dive Adventures -

Be a treasure hunter with Mel Fisher’s Treasures! Spend the week in Key West learning about treasure hunting and about the Atocha shipwreck. Go behind the scenes, see the charts and Mel Fisher’s archival research, and learn the latest salvage techniques. Then you will dive down to the Atocha site for the most amazing adventure of your life. Go to www.melfisher.com/myadventure/myadventure.asp for package details.

FAQs

Who is Mel Fisher?
Mel Fisher is a dreamer, a legend and one of the world’s greatest treasure hunters. In 1985, Mel discovered the treasures ($200- $400 million in gold and silver) from the Atocha and Santa Margarita, Spanish galleons that sank during a hurricane on September 6, 1622, near Key West. To share his discoveries to the world, he founded the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society, a place where people can marvel at the treasures he recovered and the triumph of the human spirit.
What can you see at the Mel Fisher Museum?
The Mel Fisher Museum features fascinating exhibits, artifacts, and treasures from 17th century shipwrecks off Key West, including the Atocha and Henrietta Marie. See gold, silver bars, coins and jewels from the NuestraSeñora de Atochaand Santa Margarita - the Spanish galleons of 1622 that sank on their journey from Havana to Spain. Marvel at artifacts recovered from the English merchant-slaver Henrietta Marie that sank in 35 miles west of Key West in 1700, and the remains of the St. John's Bahamas wreck, a mid-16th century Spanish ship and one of the richest archaeological finds for examining the European colonization of the Americas.

Helpful Links -


http://www.melfisher.com/default.html
http://www.melfisher.org/1622.htm
http://www.melfisher.org/melstory.htm

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