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Sebastian Fishing Museum

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Address: 97000 South A1A, Sebastian, FL
Phone Number: 7723882750

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Great Small Museum

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Orlando, Florida

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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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.

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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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Barefoot Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2015

We have been to this museum a couple of times. Although it lacks the pizazz of some big city museums and may not appeal to young kids it nevertheless has a really interesting collection of artifacts and pictures pertaining to the history of the area and in particular the history of the fishing industry. An educational video presents a good... More 

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Lighthouse Point, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

We had to visit the park on a work project so we all stopped by the Fishing Museum on our way through. I wouldn't think there'd be too much you could possibly do to make the history of fishing in Sebastian come alive, but these good folks gave it their best shot. There were old photos, a video documentary running... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2015

Seem to have plenty of people working there, half are probably volunteers but not much to look at. It is part of the admissions into the park, they should do more to fix this place up, make it so the kids would enjoy it more. Hands on things, etc.

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