St. Augustine Shipwreck Museum & Gallery Set to Open on July 15.
Discover Hundreds of Unique and Valuable Artifacts from Some of the World’s Most Famous Shipwrecks from off Florida’s Coast as Well as Around the World, Including the White Star Lines’ R.M.S. Titanic.
Take a Picture of Your Family on the Titanic Tribute Exhibit—on its Iconic Staircase in Front of its Famous Clock.
Coming Soon! The “Treasure Hunt of St. Augustine”—A Real Life Treasure Hunt! Follow Clues in the Streets of Historic St. Augustine, Win Prizes, and You Might Even Find the Treasure Chest of Gold and Silver!
July 12, 2021 — The St. Augustine Shipwreck Museum & Gallery is pleased to announce its grand opening will take place on July 15, 2021.
This family-friendly museum is packed with exhibits and artifacts that will unveil some of the world’s most famous and interesting maritime adventures and disasters of all time… and, of course, treasures from shipwrecks like the R.M.S. Titanic, The Nuestra Señora de Atocha, The S.S. Central America, the 1715 Spanish Fleet and more from the coasts of Florida, the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, China and the world—dating as far back as the 16th century! During their museum journeys, visitors will enjoy up close, fun shipwreck treasure experiences.
The museum’s attractions include exhibits of hundreds of valuable artifacts from some of the world’s most famous shipwrecks. Visitors will be able to participate in the Titanic Tribute exhibit and take photos on the ship’s iconic staircase in front of its famous clock; they will be able to search for underwater treasure operating mini-submersibles in ROV tanks, and tour detailed models of these famous ships before they met with disaster.
“We’ve designed dozens of exhibits and on-site experiences that showcase some of the world’s most famous shipwrecks,” says museum co-founder and marketing director, Gene Fedele. “Our goal is to share their treasures and their stories with the world and make it interesting, educational, and a fun experience for everyone!”
Plus, COMING SOON, visitors will have the opportunity to participate in the museum’s “Treasure Hunt of St. Augustine” adventure—a real life treasure hunt experience, for the entire family… solving riddles and following clues planted throughout historic downtown St. Augustine—and bring home some treasure of your own!
Patrons will enjoy interactive, educational, and hands-on tours and experiences of these famous shipwrecks and the amazing and priceless artifacts they left behind. They will also be able to select art gallery and shipwreck novelties as well as gift purchases in the museum’s gift shop.
ABOUT THE MUSEUM
The St. Augustine Shipwreck Museum & Gallery is dedicated to the exhibition, preservation, and education of the rich maritime shipwreck history of Florida, the Caribbean, and the world. The Museum is located in a historic two-story renovated building, from the late 1800s, situated in downtown St. Augustine (America’s oldest city–cir.1565), at 46 Charlotte Street, just one block from the famous Castillo de San Marcos Fort. The Museum is open Tues – Sun: 10:00am – 5:00pm. Call for reservations for special events and school tours: 833-284-7447. Tickets are $20 for adults, $14 for youth (12 and under), and Free for children 3 and under.