Palm Beach Maritime Museum

The Palm Beach Maritime Museum is a non-profit organization funded through public and private grants as well as a variety of charitable contributions that include real estate and personal property, such as yachts and aircraft. The Palm Beach Maritime Museum is a major event for South Florida. The Palm Beach Maritime Museum tells our story and show what sets us apart as a destination in South Florida.

1. the former U.S.Coast Guard Station Boathouse and President John F. Kennedy command post and bomb shelter on Peanut Island
2. the marine science field office and dock on the Intracoastal Waterway
3. an educational center, preview building and ferry dock at Currie Park in West Palm Beach [below, left] (Museum tours leave from this site for Peanut Island and the Kennedy Bunker at the Coast Guard Station. Click on Ferry for the schedule.)
4. the new location for our Palm Beach Maritime Academy K-8 Charter School at 7719 S. Dixie Hwy. in West Palm Beach.

≡ Currie Park Location

Wednesday-Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Closed Sunday-Tuesday | For more information, call: 561.832.7428 or visit

≡ Peanut Island Location

Kennedy Bunker & Coast Guard Station Tours
Thursday-Sunday 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Prices: $12 Adults, $10 Seniors, $6 Students (prices do not include water transportation)
For more information, call: 561.848.2960

≡ Kennedy Bunker & Coast Guard Station Tours

Thursday-Friday 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

. Guided Tours of Kennedy Bunker & Coast Guard Station
. Water Taxi/Ferry Service from Currie Park, Riviera Beach Marina & Sailfish Marina (reservations required from Currie Park)
. Group rates available for 15 or more people.
. Gift Shop open for snacks, water, sodas and merchandise.

Call for more information (561) 832-7428 Currie Park or (561) 848-2960 Peanut Island.

≡ Ranger School Ship: An Exciting Program

For The New Sailing School Vessel Ranger

The historic Continental Navy Ship Ranger commanded by John Paul Jones during the American War of Independence – the first ship to have the ‘Stars and Stripes’ saluted by a foreign nation and the first to engage and capture a Royal Navy ship in British waters, is the model for the new school ship. With Ranger, John Paul Jones “…gave our Navy its earliest traditions of heroism and victory.” By linking our nation’s past with the need to protect it for the future, Palm Beach Maritime Foundation is uniquely positioned to inspire individuals to take responsibility and become better stewards of our glorious maritime history and education of our youth.

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