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Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum

P.O. Box 1907, Biloxi, MS
228-435-6320
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Ranked #16 of 35 attractions in Biloxi
Type: Specialty Museums
Activities: Leisure education
Owner description: Examine a shrimp boat and other boat models, see maritime photos and artifacts and learn all about Biloxi's fishing industry at this museum that... more » Owner description: Examine a shrimp boat and other boat models, see maritime photos and artifacts and learn all about Biloxi's fishing industry at this museum that celebrates the fishermen and immigrant workers who kept the industry going. « less
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Gulfport, Mississippi
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Educational, whimsical, and delightful for the family! Great little gift shop as well. Love to go every chance we get!

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

We visited this museum which is temporarily housed in the mall. It has some beautiful art for sale and some good displays. We are going to visit the new museum when they get moved in May. We are keeping our eye on it. But if the sample we saw along with the video we watched are indications of their new... More

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Friendswood, Texas, Usa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Now located in shopping mall.. Very interesting about the fishing on the gulf coast. While we were there they had a dimenstration of fishnet repair and making.

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Acworth, Georgia, Usa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I learned a lot about the boating industry and what hard work the seafood industry goes through to put that great seafood on our tables

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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

This place is tucked away in the Edgewater Mall, not somewhere you would expect to find a museum. I do not think they do it justice. There is an interesting film on a rolling loop which is worth a look for the old photos of Biloxi which we found very interesting but not really much else

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We went here to learn more about our vacation area. I think it is a temporary location in the Edgewater Mall and it is not marketed well. You just come across it near Dillard's. it has some interesting exhibits but could be much better. There is a rolling video to watch giving the history of Biloxi which is very interesting... More

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Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
94 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I think this is run through the maritime seafood museum; it goes out of the Biloxi small craft harbor, near the McElroys restaurant. It was a fun and educational trip; we learned alot about shrimp and shrimping industry and as a bonus we saw dolphins during the trip in the sound, just outside the harbor! Net caught a small ray,... More

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Great schooner ride on replica of antique schooners. Nice captains. Bring lots to drink, though, it's hot!

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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129 reviews 129 reviews
37 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

A visitor might find some history of interest,,,but not much, Friendly staff. Interesting shrimp boats, schnoors, photographs.

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Ava, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

Great displays with good information.Wonderful for adults and children.

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