The Mel Fisher Maritime Museum, the most highly visited history museum in the state of Florida, specializes in exhibits, educational programming, historical research, artifact conservation, and underwater archaeology related to the maritime history of Key West and the Florida Keys. Stories of treasure, people, ships, and culture create riveting tales of exploration and adventure that span four hundred years. The Mel Fisher Maritime Museum is a fully accredited nonprofit museum and research facility.
Visit the Mel Fisher Museum and discover a place of amazing journeys. Atocha Treasure. Harry Potter Magic. Horrific Slave Ships. Authentic artifacts and priceless treasures from this world famous historical shipwreck collection recovered off the coast of Key West tell the story of New World ambition and exploration. Dive into history at the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum.
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