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Great place to take kids to see nature.

Great small museum to take kids to see marine life. All types a aquatic fish and reptiles in... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
REGGIE J
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JACKSONVILLE
No longer open.

Was great when it was open. Restored boats and other handmade items. Info available on history of... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2016
Donna B
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Welaka, Florida
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17 Oct 2016
“Great place to take kids to see nature.”
26 Feb 2016
“No longer open.”
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401 4th Avenue, Welaka, FL 32193
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great small museum to take kids to see marine life. All types a aquatic fish and reptiles in aquariums built into the walls with history to read about all of the animals.

Thank REGGIE J
Reviewed 27 February 2016

Was great when it was open. Restored boats and other handmade items. Info available on history of each boat. Sad it closed but due to deaths.

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 21 July 2014

Owner sold everything at auction in 2013. Very sorry to see it go, the boats were extraordinary. Two different maritime museums bought the major stuff, so those beautiful boats are now being appreciated by many more people. A sad loss for Welaka, though.

4  Thank riverluvr
Reviewed 16 June 2012

For anyone interested in older boats, this is a don't miss place to go. Really,really cool

1  Thank Rick B
Reviewed 24 March 2012

Tried to go the week of 12 March 2012, sign says Closed with no current plans to reopen. Gave it an average rating only to satisfy requirement to post review.

2  Thank wizard32953
Reviewed 8 October 2011

Amazing wood inlay workmanship with great detail of period ships, boats, and other wood art. A most unique expeerience. Hours vary.

3  Thank Ralph W
Reviewed 11 January 2011

This unique privately run family maritime museum is simply a must see in the NE Florida area. The town is Welaka that is nestled on the banks of the St John's River so you can tie up at the public docks and walk the four...More

3  Thank Rocky039
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