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Shipwreck Treasures Museum

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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, laser technology and 60′ lookout tower make the experience one of a kind. Guests will enjoy a video presentation about the shipwrecking industry. Filled with interviews, film clips and underwater footage, the video takes place in a re-created wrecker’s warehouse. On Display are many of the treasures from the wrecks of Isaac Allerton and others. Visitors step back 150 years in history as they meet Asa Tift in his warehouse. Climb up to the 65′ captain’s observatory and watch the reef for wrecks like wrecking captains of the 19th Century.

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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, laser technology and 60′ lookout tower make the experience one of a kind. Guests will enjoy a video presentation about the shipwrecking industry. Filled with interviews, film clips and underwater footage, the video takes place in a re-created wrecker’s warehouse. On Display are many of the treasures from the wrecks of Isaac Allerton and others. Visitors step back 150 years in history as they meet Asa Tift in his warehouse. Climb up to the 65′ captain’s observatory and watch the reef for wrecks like wrecking captains of the 19th Century.

Destination Code: EYW Activity Code: FEYWSHP