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Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum

P.O. Box 1907, Biloxi, MS
228-435-6320
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Ranked #21 of 36 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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Tomball, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

It was closed for renovations but we will be back next year to see it. I will re-rate it appropriately.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

It's closed right now for renovations. Nice location when it's up and running. The review requires me to say more -- so, it's behind the Palace Casino.

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Enterprise, Mississippi
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I visited here and was impressed. I learned alot in this place. It is one of those places where you leave with more than you walked in with. An appreciation of not just the time and energy it took to get things done in the old days but an appreciation of how far we have come.

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Issaquah
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

this place is Not maritime nor seafood museum but odd retail store in mall. --- It is an interesting visit---- the place is full of local artist work that is very good at reasonable prices. Also, nice short movie of the area. worth a visit if you are in the area

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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275 reviews 275 reviews
93 attraction reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I enjoy quirky museums and this one was in an even quirkier location being the Edgewater Mall in Biloxi. I had to stop by. The museum is temporarily housed in this location because the new museum is still being built. It is part shop and part museum. There are a few interesting things to see. The fresnel lens from a... More

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Gulfport, Mississippi
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

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
29 helpful votes 29 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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