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Sebastian Fishing Museum

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Nice little fishing museum

Hidden gem and worth a visit; situated on the south-side of Sebastian Inlet State Park, nominal $8/car entry fee for north and south sides of the park. Plenty of parking and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hidden gem and worth a visit; situated on the south-side of Sebastian Inlet State Park, nominal $8/car entry fee for north and south sides of the park. Plenty of parking and restrooms, with nice benches & tables overlooking the inlet. Museum is free and very well laid out with lots of local fishing and inlet history, a nice video presentation... More 

Thank PC15
Margaretville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sebastian Fishing Museum has a great movie about local fishing and oystering history. The movie shows the "Good Old Days" when fish were a mainstay of the local economy.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

First: you will need to pay admission to Sebastian state park - it is $8 and allows your entire car to go on both the north and south side parks including the jetty and tidal pool. The museum is great once inside the park and has many interesting fishing displays as well as local history. There is a short film... More 

Thank kosx4
Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

When visiting Sebastian Inlet State Park, you need to stop into the small, lovely Sebastian Fishing Museum - free with your paid admission to the park. It highlights the history of fishing in the Sebastian area, and contains fascinating displays, old gear, wonderful photos, and great informative panels to review throughout. There's also a nice small gift shop with a... More 

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Sebastian, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is a very quaint "Museum" telling how the Inlet was formed/made & kept in use. How the old fishermen fished back in the day. Pictures, Exhibits, 3 D exhibitions etc. Self guided tour. Educational. Free. Takes donations. Must pay entry fee to State Park (8.00 a car load) to get in.

Thank Jsunbeam
Woodstock, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great little fishing museum with loads of photos, write-ups and a wonderful 30 minute video all about the early fishing families in Sebastian and the history of the fishing trade in this area. Having bought fish from the Judah family shop along Indian River Drive, it was interesting to hear and see some of their history portrayed at the museum.... More 

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

This place is truly fascinating. Besides having antiquated equipment, the real joy is the enthusiasm and knowledge of the guide. He told a great story how New York City's workers built NY with protein from Sebastain fish around the turn of the century. A real inside knowledge you won't find in books. And of course, the countryside is all natural,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

Enter and watch an approximately 30 film covering the fishing industry in this small town. Afterwords view the exhibits showing the details of how the industry evolved. This museum is in the State park at Sebastian inlet. Be sure to visit the park areas on each side of the inlet.

Thank Don J
Sebastian, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2015

This area used to be in Old Florida and primarily known for fishing. Good place to learn about fishing in the area in the past and now

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2015

This museum in inside Sebastian Inlet State Park so it's worth a few minutes to stop in if you're in the park. There's no admission fee and it's attached to the gift shop. There were a lot volunteers there the day we stopped in and they enjoy talking to the visitors. There's a lot of photos and things to read... More 

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