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Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum

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A “must see” for all!

This museum includes history of seafood industry on gulf coast, hurricane history on the coast, and... read more

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Ellen F
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New York City, New York
Very nice facility

Nice facility with plenty to see if you like boats and their history. They have quite a nice... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
abqtraveler13
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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...more
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115 1st St, Biloxi, MS 39530-4703
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Reviewed yesterday

This museum includes history of seafood industry on gulf coast, hurricane history on the coast, and a wonderful view of the ships that plied the waters of the Mississippi coast and back bay. There is so much to read and inspect that you should plan...More

Thank Ellen F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice facility with plenty to see if you like boats and their history. They have quite a nice variety. We were glad not to have the kids with us as we did not think they would have appreciated the museum as much as the adults.The...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were not sure what to expect but once you enter its hard to leave they have so many displays to study another great way to spend some time going back in time

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very inexpensive. Their is a considerable amount of history to be told here. Took about an hour for the tour. Will do again.

Thank 711paulan
Reviewed August 25, 2018

The museum is a spectacular new structure showcasing the history of the Mississippi Gulf Coast fishing and shrimp industries. Artifacts and video presentations are excellent. Be sure to watch the amazing movie about Hurricane Katrina,it;s affect and the aftermath of a terrible storm. The museum...More

Thank tom b
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Excellent exhibits! From art to boats. All well identified and stories related to the item. Very interesting shrimp peeing machine.

Thank KJun2018
Reviewed August 21, 2018

The museum is a great way to learn about the fishing industry in Biloxi and you'll learn plenty. There's also a film about Hurricane Katrina on the third floor that highlights what happened before during and the aftermath. I highly recommend it.

Thank Ali V
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This was a great museum to visit, lots of exhibits to see and well laid out. Interesting video to watch. Great mix of history, industry and also the devastation caused by Katrina. Would definitely recommend

1  Thank Anne B
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Went there thinking it would be about just there seafood industry . They have video's of before and after scenes from Hurricane Katrina. History on the boating industry, the barrier islands and more. I learned a lot .

1  Thank Rudimiester
Reviewed July 29, 2018

The Biloxi Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum immerses the visitor in 300 years’ worth of history and culture of this coastal area and its leading industry. Resources include exhibits, galleries, photographs, artifacts, theater, and a library. In the museum’s Grand Hall, the 30-foot gaff-rigged sloop...More

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Marc M
January 22, 2017|
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Yes, we are handicapped accessible. We have an elevator on the north end of our Museum building.
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Michael G
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I am not sure who rejected your response about the Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum, no one from the Museum did. I don't know what your review was either, because I have not seen it. I am sorry it was rejected, but it... More
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