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Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast Sights

Gilbert's House of Refuge Museum

  • 301 S.E. MacArthur Blvd. Map It

Updated 05/12/2014

Fodor's Review

Built in 1875 on Hutchinson Island, this is the only remaining example of ten such structures that were erected by the U.S. Life-Saving Service (a predecessor of the Coast Guard) to aid stranded sailors. The displays here include antique lifesaving equipment, maps, artifacts from nearby wrecks, and boatbuilding tools. The museum is affiliated with the nearby Elliott Museum.

Sight Information

Address:

301 S.E. MacArthur Blvd., Jensen Beach, Florida, 34996, United States

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Phone:

772-225–1875

Sight Details:

  • $8
  • Mon.–Sat. 10–4, Sun. 1–4

Updated 05/12/2014

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