With shipwrecks, the first thing that comes to mind is finding treasure. At the museum, you will discover multiple treasures that were lost at sea dating back from the 1600s all the way to war efforts of World War II. See a variety of coins, silver, and more from the shipwrecks of the SS Republic, SS Gairsoppa, and the Tortugas. Finding treasure on the ships gives an insight to what the ships were carrying when they sunk and a look at the currency from the past.
In the time before each country had its own currency, items including gold, silver, arrowheads, and beads were…More About This
A Spanish Galleon ship called the Tortugas was carrying cargo from the New World to Spain in 1622…More About This
In 1941, the British cargo ship SS Gairsoppa was carrying over 7,000 tons of supplies, including silver ingots…More About This
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History is best explored through the objects that saw its events. At the Shipwrecked Treasure Museum, artifacts tell the stories of these ships. Uncover the mysteries of these events through unique objects from bottles to ancient astrolabes and more. All artifacts are 100% genuine. Each item was uprooted from three different shipwrecks, the USS Republic, the Tortugas, and the SS Gairsoppa. Some of the artifacts were also found from sites with no related shipwreck. With a visit to this museum, you can discover the stories of the past through these one-of-a-kind artifacts!
Rare and One-of-a-Kind Items
While everyday items recovered from shipwrecks are fantastic at helping us understand the way people lived during a…More About This
Exclusive Preserved Food Display
Have you ever wondered what happens to the food and other perishable goods that go down in…More About This
Weaponry was an important aspect of the era when pirates roamed the high seas. Some of these items…More About This
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Museums are a lot more fun when you can immerse yourself in the history. Shipwrecked Treasure Museum has multiple interactive exhibits that are designed to entertain visitors of all ages. Many of the exhibits are located inside of Pirates Lair, but there is truly something to interact with at every turn.
Forty Thieves Pirate Art
Forty Thieves Pirate Art Hanging in the stairway between the museum’s two levels is the painting “Forty Thieves”…More About This
Walk around on this interactive floor to try to escape the shark that will ‘attack’ you! When you…More About This
Tie Pirate Knots
Have you ever wondered how pirates and sailors tied such good knots? Learn how to tie a clove…More About This
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Blackbeard's Adventure™ Pirates Lair Pirates are synonymous with shipwrecks. For centuries, pirates have sailed the seas robbing other…More About This