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Current Exhibits

Navigation Through The Ages

We’re excited to announce our newest exhibit Navigation Through the Ages … a hands-on interactive exhibit that traces the history of navigation from early times to present day. This exhibit was totally created and installed by our incredible and dedicated volunteers Joe Brannin, Charlie Wood, David Read, and Dennis Murphy…with special assistance from Suzie Bausch, our Community Outreach Coordinator. Thanks to all!!

Please be sure and visit the museum to enjoy this great addition…and learn some new navigational skills!

The Ole and Bess Evinrude Story

This exhibition tells the story of Ole’s outboard motor invention in the late 1800’s and the fascinating story of Evinrude, ELTO, Johnson and OMC. A broad range of antique outboards representing the brand’s early developmental history are also on display. Funded in part by the Ralph Evinrude Foundation.

Working Boats: Boat Models and Photographs

On exhibit from the permanent and private collections. Indian and St. Lucie River and communities down the Atlantic could never have been successfully settled without a variety of working boats and ships.

William Milligan Library

The Maritime & Classic Boat Museum is committed to ensuring that library resources and services are a vital part of the museums continuous learning experience. The museum library is cataloged with boating resources for research, books for pleasure and multiple maritime magazine publications. The museum is a research tool for both the student and the boating enthusiast. If you’re a member of the museum, be sure and stop by to get your official Maritime & Classic Boat Museum library card, and check out a book to take home to enjoy!

Go Fish

This exhibit tells the historic tale of fishing and maritime life of the Treasure Coast. On exhibit from multiple private collections, including Curt Whiticar’s wooden tools and historical photographs from the original Stuart Sailfish Club. Learn about the origins of the “catch and release” program and the history of sport fishing. All ages can try our interactive fishing simulator and see what it feels like to catch a real Sailfish.

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The Maritime and Classic Boat Museum was established in 1993 as a non-profit community organization and opened its doors to the public in 1995. It is devoted to the collection, preservation, restoration and interpretation of the maritime and boating history on the Treasure Coast.

Contact Information

1707 NE Indian River Drive
Jensen Beach, Florida 34957

PO Box 275
Jensen Beach, FL 34958

Phone: 772-692-1234
Fax: 772-463-3204
Email: [email protected]

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