House of Refuge Museum at Gilbert's Bar

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House of Refuge Museum at Gilbert's Bar

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Address:

301 SE MacArthur Blvd., Hutchinson Island
Stuart, FL 34996

Region:

South

Phone:

772-225-1961 x110

Website:

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One of ten Houses of Refuge built by the U.S. Treasury Department in 1876, this is the only one that remains. Today it stands as a museum celebrating early peoples, life saving efforts, shipwrecks and military service. Re-creation of rooms depicting life at the House around the turn of the century. Exhibits of Ais Indians, shipwrecks and military servive are also displayed.Tours are available as are self-guided tours through the use of interpretive panels. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.