History Mystery Boat Tour

Take a cruise through history as guides from New Smyrna Museum of History introduce you to the city’s colorful, interesting past from the comfort of MDC’s 40 passenger boat, “Discovery”.

Learn how New Smyrna got its name | View the mysterious Old Fort Ruins and Bad Luck Hill | See where famous Union ship commanders met their deaths in an ambush during the Civil War | Find out where Al Capone smuggled bootleg into the city—or did he? | Discover Coronado Beach | Learn how Massacre Bluff got its name | View historic Ponce Inlet where long ago sailors risked death entering the ever-changing waters to get to New Smyrna

The History Mystery Boat Tour is offered on select weekdays each month (weather permitting). Please call our office or visit our online calendar for upcoming dates/times. Minimum occupancy (8) is required for tour to depart.


Adults $29
Seniors (62+) & Students $26
Family* $75
Children** $13

* 2 adults (parents) and 2 children (under 12); additional children $10 each

** Under 12

Members receive a 10 percent discount.

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