Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast Sights

Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge Museum

  • 301 S.E. MacArthur Blvd. Map It
  • Jensen Beach

Published 09/14/2015

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; package tickets are available.

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

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Sight Details:

  • $8
  • Mon.–Sat. 10–4, Sun. 1–4

Published 09/14/2015


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