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Treasures of the Sea, Georgetown

#37 of 40 in Museums in Delaware
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
A shipwreck exhibit featuring treasure from the Spanish galleon, the Nuestra Senora de Atocha. On display is a beautiful collection of around $4 million of actual treasure for guest to see, learn about, and in some cases touch. A nice variety from everyday items like plates to gorgeous jewelry made from emeralds.
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  • My husband and I were on our way to catch the Lewes Ferry and decided to stop and check out the exhibit. My husband is from Spain so we thought that it would be interesting to see and it really was...  more »
  • We were intrigued by the Smithsonian offer of free tickets.Nestled in the library of the college, a different world engaged us! There was easy access and the way was clearly marked.We were greeted...  more »
  • Amazing collection. Some very cool stuff. Staff is knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. Glad we decided to visit.
  • Very nice little outing for the family. Interesting artifacts and history about a treausure ship that sunk in the 1600's and was finally recovered in part by a Delawarean in the 1980's
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