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DiscoverSea Shipwreck Museum

708 Ocean Highway, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
+1 302-539-9366
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Free look into Shipwreck history

This is accessed upstairs in the Seashell Store. We were already there and decided to take a look... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Joanna M
small but interesting

my mom was bored and wanted to see a museum this was right up the road and free it's inside a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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708 Ocean Highway, Fenwick Island, DE 19944
+1 302-539-9366
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Reviewed yesterday

This is accessed upstairs in the Seashell Store. We were already there and decided to take a look. Our small group was impressed by the variety of artifacts displayed. European wrecks to Asian wrecks, a variety of jewelry to table ware was available to see....More

Thank Joanna M
Reviewed 2 days ago

my mom was bored and wanted to see a museum this was right up the road and free it's inside a seashell store upstairs it's small but interesting.

Thank ellen804207
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We love this place. Interesting for all ages. And it is FREE. Love the artifacts and the learning parts. Very informative.

Thank wendysox
Reviewed 6 days ago

I just recently visited this museum for the second time. The first time was over twenty years ago. I've told the story for twenty years of the museum owner pulling out gold bars for us to handle and chains to put around our necks. Now,...More

Thank OhioDarkrider
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had heard about the shipwreck museum from other relatives. Decided to visit there today and we were not disappointed. The owner (Dale) came out and told numerous interesting stories about some of the artifacts and a piece of pottery that held fond memories for...More

Thank Kim F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is on the second floor of the building "Sea shell City" in Fenwick Island. It is full of artifacts which have been recovered mostly from shipwrecks, but some on land. We were fortunate that the director, Dale Clifton was there when we visited....More

Thank VTsoxfan04
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Fay G
Reviewed 4 May 2017

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...More

Thank Felicia D
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...More

2  Thank Justyn S
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
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