Naval Museum of the Atarazanas (Museo Naval de las Atarazanas) is at 4 Calle Colon at the corner of Vicente Celestino Duarte Ave. in the Colonial Zone. On the street of taverns and shops that once served Spanish sailors, this museum chronicles 17th-century maritime life. Exhibits include shipwreck artifacts from the galleon Concepción, which sank off the coast in 1641. The museum also chronicles the gold, silver and slave trades. Most exhibits are labeled in Spanish.
Note: The museum is closed for renovations; phone ahead to confirm schedule.