Type of Attraction: Historical Museum
Hours: Daily, 10 Am to 4:30 PM
Admission: $1 Per Person; Ages 5 & Under, Free
Address: Sebastian Inlet State Recreation Area, 13180 North A1A, Vero Beach, Florida
Phone Number: (772) 589-2147
Directions: The McLarty Treasure Museum is located at Sebastian Inlet State Park, just 5 miles North of Route 510.
The McLarty Treasure Museum is located at 13180 North A1A on Orchid Island, north of Windsor and Vero Beach, Florida, on the barrier island at the north end of Indian River County. The museum occupies part of the former site of the Survivors’ and Salvagers’ Camp – 1715 Fleet, and is part of Sebastian Inlet State Park. It houses exhibits on the history of the 1715 Spanish treasure fleet,and it features artifacts, displays, and an observation deck that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. An A+E Networks production, The Queen’s Jewels and the 1715 Fleet, is shown, telling of the fleet’s attempt to return to Spain when a hurricane struck off the Florida coast 300 years ago. The property for the museum was donated to the State by Mr. Robert McLarty, a retired Atlanta attorney who lived in Vero Beach.
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