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The Galleon Atocha
The Mel Fisher Maritime Museum is a 501 (c) (3) accredited, not-for-profit organization existing to research, interpret, and exhibit the maritime history of Florida and the Caribbean in ways that increase knowledge, enrich the spirit, and stimulate inquiry.

About / Donation Requests Policy


Thank you for thinking of the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum! We’re happy to donate museum admission passes for non-profit organization fund-raising events held by local Monroe County groups.

Due to the volume of requests we receive, please submit requests in writing on your organization’s letterhead at least 6 weeks in advance of the date needed. We will not accept requests made by phone or email.

Please include the following information in your request:

  • Organization name

  • Proof of non-profit status

  • Type of event (festival, silent auction, special event, other fundraiser)

  • Date of event

  • How the donation will be used (employee incentive, door prize, silent auction item)


Notice will only be sent to those who have been approved for donation. Donations will not be given to individuals or company employee events.

Limit per month:  4 museum admission tickets

Please send requests to:
Donation Requests
Mel Fisher Maritime Museum
200 Greene Street
Key West, Florida 33040

Mel Fisher Maritime Museum - Galleon "Atocha"
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