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DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum

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Address: 708 Ocean Highway, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
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+1 302-539-9366

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What an amazing little find

Great history....excellent exhibits and you can purchase souvenirs from shipwrecks reasonably. Highly recommend and its donation admission!

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fay G
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great history....excellent exhibits and you can purchase souvenirs from shipwrecks reasonably. Highly recommend and its donation admission!

Thank Fay G
Nashville, Tennessee
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82 reviews
39 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is located on top of a nautical – theme souvenir shop. The shop is rather large and the museum is larger than one would think once you are inside. There's free admission, but donations are requested and I think after you see what you see, you will feel compelled to leave a donation! The man who owns and... More 

Thank Felicia D
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Many years ago when I was young I was metal detecting with my dad and I found and dug up a rock that said it was metal. I brought it to the museum and showed it to the owner and he went to his cleaning area and cracked the rock open using "don't try this at home" methods and inside... More 

1 Thank Justyn S
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93 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

There is so much sunken treasure here. The owner has a diving crew and found it all himself. Its worth about millions of dollars. Fun place to take the kids and its free!

Thank hotsauce82
Rutherford, New Jersey
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

On the second floor of a large gift shop. It was a rainy Saturday and we were looking for something to do. If you like to read and view artifacts about shipwrecks, you will enjoy your time here. The store downstairs had some nice items to purchase too. The lady upstairs at the museum was very friendly and willing to... More 

Thank alibell929
Columbia Station, Ohio
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81 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Wonderful museum full of shipwreck artifacts. We were fortunate enough to have the owner there to explain many of them and tell us lots of interesting stories.

Thank Pam M
Wilmington, Delaware
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Visited the museum and had a great time. Learned a lot about what life was back in the 16-1700 many artifact that are great to look at and discuss

Thank TOCS1226
Hamburg, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I was told by a friend to check it out. I DIDN'T KNOW this fantastic museum was above the shell shop. More amazing thr diver and discoverer of many exibits is in charge of the museum and is there to answer questions. Don't miss it.

Thank Lcs66
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127 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This unassuming little museum really packs a punch - my husband and I have been through several times, so when we brought our teenaged God daughters down to the beach for a weekend we wanted them to experience it too. The educational portion of your beach weekend doesn't have to be a big yawn - they really enjoyed it as... More 

1 Thank thezoo5
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I made it a point to take the family to see this for the first time. This was quite something to see.( parents in their mid 80s and ourselves in our early 50s) From all the coins to the pottery and silver. This is was much better then I expected. If you are inclined you can purchase actual artifacts from... More 

1 Thank Randy R

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