Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum – Step back to Key West of 1851 and discover the treacherous world of shipwrecking and how it made Key West the richest city in the United States. Live actors, artifacts, and a 65′ lookout tower make the experience one of a kind. Guests will enjoy a video presentation about the shipwrecking industry that is filled with interviews, film clips and rare underwater footage. Hear the story of the Isaac Allerton, which wrecked off of Key West in 1856. On display are many of the treasures from the wreck of the Isaac Allerton. Visitors step back 150 years in history as they meet Asa Tift in his warehouse. The families whose fortunes were made in this exciting yet dangerous industry reveal their stories. Climb up to the 65′ Lookout Tower and watch the reef for wrecks like the wrecking captains of the 19th century. We believe strongly in our products and stand behind our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee.
The museum will be closed 10/04/2021 – 10/25/2021 for repair and maintenance. However, we will be open for Locals Day on 10/03/2021.
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