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Destin History & Fishing Museum

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Experience the historic and educational exhibits detailing early Destin life from the 1830s. Witness the birth and evolution of a fishing industry that has become the heritage of the "World's Luckiest Fishing Village". View over 60 mounts of fish...more
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108 Stahlman Ave, FL 32541-1533
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Great little museum. Lots of small displays covering the fishing and history of the area. Some small hands on displays for young children. Small entrance fee (I believe it was around $5 each). Video displays as well.
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Response from Kathy B, General Manager at Destin History & Fishing Museum
Responded Sep 30, 2019
Thank you for taking time out of your day to visit the museum. We are always adding new exhibits and interactive opportunities to enrich the visitor experience for the young and young at heart!
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We weren't sure whether our grandsons (ages 4 & 6) would enjoy going through a museum, but boy were we wrong! They loved it and didn't want to leave! There's even a small array of souvenirs to purchase at reasonable prices.
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Response from Kathy B, General Manager at Destin History & Fishing Museum
Responded Sep 26, 2019
Thank you for the kind words! We love sharing our local heritage with the young and young at heart! I taught elementary school for 31 years and we strive to make our museum like a giant classroom with interactive opportunities for all ages. We are always adding new things, so I hope you can visit again.
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Can include it in your plans if you have the time. Educates you on why Destin is such a good fishing hub.
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Response from Kathy B, General Manager at Destin History & Fishing Museum
Responded Jun 21, 2019
Thank you so very much for taking time to come by the museum. We love telling and story of Destin and those ingredients that have helped make Destin the world class resort it is today.
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Lots about the area and its history from a sleepy fishing village into today.The fish found in the waters there and lots about the people too.
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This place is a treasure trove of fishing goodies! Also some amazing historical pics of Destin and original settlers. I loved this visit
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Response from Kathy B, General Manager at Destin History & Fishing Museum
Responded Mar 24, 2019
Thank you fro taking time out of your day to visit the museum. We are constantly adding new exhibits and pictures so hope you can visit again!
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