Treasures of Sea Exhibit

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Closed
  • Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Days/Hours of operation: Regular hours are Monday, Tuesday, and Friday 10 am to 4 pm, and Saturdays 9 am to 1 pm. Group tours can be booked for groups of 10 or more people any day of the week with at least one week notice. Closed from the weekend prior to Christmas to the Monday after New Year's Day and all major holidays. 

Tours: Guided tours available. Self-directed tours available. For guided tours and groups we ask for at least one week notice. Groups under 10 in number, visit anytime during posted hours.

Focus: Maritime History, World Language, Geography, Science, Visual Arts. Maintains a permanent exhibit of actual artifacts from the Spanish galleon the Nuestra senior de Atocha. The exhibit tells the story of the travels and danger involved with sea travel for the Spanish in 17th century. It explains the way items were made, lost, and recovered in both the 17th and current century. 

Ages/Grade levels: Tours are varied depending on the age and grade level of the students attending. Grades focused on are more elementary and high school/early college.  We have recently developed a curriculum in social studies common core for 4th grade. 

Materials: For groups we have a teacher and student handbook for the common core curriculum. Social studies curriculum packet for 4th grade classes based on the common core standards as well as handouts with information, glossaries, people and places, mazes question, and more for inpiduals and groups. Will mail materials in advance with at least a week’s notice.

Cost: Adults $3.00, Seniors $2.50, Students $1.00 and children 4 and younger are free.

Recent Reviews

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5 Treasures of Sea Exhibit 6
#3 of 16 things to do in Georgetown
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Great Historical Display

Worth your while to visit especially for the kids. Artifacts from old Spanish shipwrecks off the coast of Florida.
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What a Hidden Gem!

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...
5 5
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Definitely worth the trip

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...
5 5
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