Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society and Museum in Key West, Florida
Mel Fisher Maritime Museum is a museum that showcases gold, silver and treasure recovered from shipwrecks in the new World. View treasures from the Atocha, Santa Margarita, St. John's Wreck and the Henrietta Marie. Whydah Pirate Museum Home of the world's ONLY real and authenticated pirate ship artifacts and treasures discovered by famed explorer Barry Clifford
The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, Hatteras, North Carolina
The Graveyard of the Atlantic, with one of the highest densities of shipwrecks in the world, holds some of America's most important maritime history. More than just a collection of artifacts,the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum is a premier cultural attraction for the Atlantic Seaboard and one of the finest, most innovative maritime facilities in the nation.
The Queen Anne's Revenge Shipwreck Project
Archaeological Investigations of Blackbeard's Flagship
The North Carolina Maritime Museum, Beaufort, NC
The North Carolina Maritime Museum, an agency of the Office of Archives and History, Department of Cultural Resources, is driven by its mission to preserve and interpret all aspects of North Carolina's rich maritime heritage through educational exhibits, programs and field trips. Its organization includes administrative, education, maritime, and exhibits branches.
St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, St. Augustine, FL
This museum is a unique collection of authentic pirate artifacts coupled with elements of interactive technology revealing a historic adventure through the Golden Age of Piracy and the lives of the era's most infamous pirates.
The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
The collection includes artifacts, images, charts and plans relating to the marine history of Nova Scotia. The Royal Canadian Navy, Canadian merchant marine, Nova Scotia small craft and local shipwrecks are particular strengths of the collection much of which represents the period 1850 to the present.
The Mariners' Museum - Newport News, Virginia
The Mariners' Museum is one of the largest and most comprehensive maritime history museums in the world. It houses a treasure trove of more than 35,000 items inspired by human experiences with the sea.
The New England Pirate Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
A 20- to 30-minute walking tour, where you'll meet some 60 buccaneers from the days of yore, and you'll behold their artifacts and treasures. Visit a recreated dockside village, board a pirate ship and meander an eighty-foot batcave, filled with hidden booty. These pirates, and not accused witches, were the real rascals and villains of 1692 in Olde Salem Towne.
Mystic Seaport, Connecticut
Mystic Seaport is the largest and most comprehensive maritime museum in North America. Here you can sail or row exact replicas of our traditional wooden boats, cruise in our antique steamboat, participate in formal classes, ride a horse-drawn carriage, star gaze in our planetarium, or spend the day climbing aboard ships or just meandering along beautiful riverfront gardens.
The Archives of the Port Royal Project
In 1981, the Institute of Nautical Archaeology, in cooperation with the Nautical Archaeology Program at Texas A&M University and the Jamaica National Heritage Trust, began underwater archaeological investigations of the submerged portion of Port Royal. Visit the archives to discover the highlights of the project's results.
Pirates Museum, Nassau, Bahamas
...a new interactive museum of Piracy in the heart of this historic city.
San Diego Maritime Museum, San Diego, California
Visit the tall ship Star of India, San Diego's legendary Icon, and one of three Historic ships of the San Diego Maritime Museum. Learn about the Age of Steam and Age of Sail aboard the ships through artifacts, interactive displays, and educational and entertaining programs.
Independence Seaport Museum, Phildelphia, Pennsylvania
Capture our region's maritime heritage with family-oriented interactive exhibits, ship models, artifacts and art.
The National Maritime Museum - Greenwich, London
The Museum has the most important holdings in the world on the history of Britain at sea, including maritime art (both British and 17th-century Dutch), cartography, manuscripts including official public records, ship models and plans, scientific and navigational instruments, time-keeping and astronomy (based at the Observatory), and in many other categories.
Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney, Australia
Australia's most-visited maritime museum opens new vistas on history a love of the sea.
Smith's Master index of Maritime Museums
The Captain just can't link to each one, so visit this directory from Robert Smith, author of .