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The Palm Beach Maritime Museum is a fascinating museum dedicated to preserving the maritime history of the Palm Beach region. The museum showcases a diverse range of artifacts, exhibits, and interactive displays that offer visitors a unique insight into the rich maritime heritage of the area.

One of the most notable exhibits at the Palm Beach Maritime Museum is the “Kennedy Bunker.” Built in December 1961, the bunker was designed to house President Kennedy in the event of a nuclear attack while he was in residence in Palm Beach, FL. The bunker is a fascinating historical artifact and a testament to the anxieties and fears of the Cold War era.

Visitors to the Palm Beach Maritime Museum can explore the Kennedy Bunker and learn about the history of the Cold War and its impact on the Palm Beach region. The museum also offers a range of other exhibits and displays, including historic boats, shipwreck artifacts, and navigational equipment.

Whether you’re a history buff, a maritime enthusiast, or simply looking for an educational and entertaining way to spend an afternoon, the Palm Beach Maritime Museum is a must-visit destination in the Palm Beach area.


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