In the midst of a town known for its beaches and gambling, you will find a fine although relatively small maritime museum. It illustrates the history of the seafood industry and... read more
The Museum exhibits hundreds of one-of-a-kind artifacts and an unrivaled...
The Museum exhibits hundreds of one-of-a-kind artifacts and an unrivaled collection of vintage photos, which tells the story from the time of the first Indian settlement through generations of immigrants whose journey contributed to the melting-pot culture of the Gulf Coast. The Grand Hall features the "Nydia" a 30' gaff rigged cabin sloop built in Biloxi in 1898 at the Johnson Shipyard. Featured exhibits include shrimping, oystering, recreational fishing, wetlands, marine blacksmithing, net-making, boat building, hurricanes, featuring Camille and Katrina, all the while telling the tale of over 300 years of history, culture and heritage.
The Museum is available for special events, meetings, weddings, etc.