Pirate's Treasure Museum

Featuring authentic artifacts and worldwide treasures, this shipwreck museum offers two stories of interesting, interactive exhibits full of history. Pirates Treasure Museum aims to engage visitors in the history of shipwrecks surrounding the Virgin Islands in a fun and informative manner.


The museum showcases artifacts from the famous Odyssey Marine Exploration as well as other shipwrecks found around the islands. There are 5 exhibits at the museum. Shipwrecks Around the World features 3 different shipwrecks, some of which date back the to 17th century. You can learn the history and view the treasures these ships carried. They also have an exhibit dedicated solely to the Virgin Island Shipwrecks. The Extreme Weather exhibit features fun and interactive exhibits demonstrating the forces of weather that might take such ships down, like the winds of a hurricane. The Deep Sea Technology exhibit allows you to go on a virtual deep dive and view a replica of the Remotely Operated Vehicle sent underseas. Lastly, the Pirate Encounter exhibit features interactive experiences like how to tie knots, virtually dressing up like a pirate, and even experience pirate punishment on the brig.

If you'd like some treasures to bring home for yourself as memorabilia, visit the on-site gift shop for some merchandise. Trinkets, clothing, and replicas are sold there.

Staying Close

Charlotte Amalie is a good option for those wishing to visit Pirate's Treasure Museum, because those staying in this region of the Virgin Islands will have the benefit of easy museum access throughout their trip. Even though this location isn't swarming with tourists, you will still find a reasonable selection of hotel options to choose from.

Hotels near Pirate's Treasure Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Bluebeards Castle Resort 0.6 mi. (0.4 km) NW
At Home in the Tropics Bed & Breakfast B & B 0.9 mi. (1.4 km) NW
Galleon House Bed & Breakfast B & B 0.9 mi. (0.3 km) NW
Windward Passage Hotel Hotel 0.9 mi. (0.3 km) NW
The Green Iguana Hotel Hotel 1.0 mi. (0.5 km) NW
Bunker Hill Hotel B & B 1.0 mi. (0.4 km) NW
Bellavista Bed and Breakfast B & B 1.1 mi. (0.6 km) NW

Location and What's Nearby

Of course, one of the most delightful options while spending an afternoon exploring the area is sharing a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of this museum. The closest restaurant is Brix Wine Bar & Bistro, which has a menu full of American fare. Brix Wine Bar & Bistro is only around about a hundred yards away from this landmark, so stop by and enjoy a meal. Stir It Up Coffee Shop & Bakery and The Tap and Still Havensight are additional nearby lunch and dinner possibilities where visitors will be able to enjoy the local foods and culture of the Virgin Islands.


Operating Hours

They open at 9 a.m. on cruise ship days.


Entry costs $16 per adult and $12 per child.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (340) 775-9575

Location: 17-1 Estate Thomas, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

Website: https://piratestreasuremuseum.com/

Email: info@piratestreasuremuseum.com


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