The museum is located right on the Indian River in Sebastian. They show a film depicting the search and recovery of the treasure from the sunken ship the Atocha. The film captures the imagination, and then you go on to view the museum.
The museum displays genuine artifacts from the Atocha and some other wrecks on the treasure coast. Some everyday items and some are real gems, gold, and silver.
You can even lift a gold bar.
Some genuine and some replica pieces are for sale in the gift shop along with videos and books on the salvage efforts.