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Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Incredible must see in Biloxi!

Thought this would be a waste of time but the weather was bad and this was indoors. The facility is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steven R
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San Antonio, Florida, United States
Good place to spend some time.

Anything and everthing you need to know about Shrimping and Crabing, all types of old boats and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ben D
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California, Missouri
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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 3 weeks ago

Thought this would be a waste of time but the weather was bad and this was indoors. The facility is loaded with terrific exhibits and videos. Difficult to believe how much was inside a building that looked fairly small. You have to visit this museum...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steven R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anything and everthing you need to know about Shrimping and Crabing, all types of old boats and motors and machinery used in the older days, Art pieces, films on Hurricane Katrina and others.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ben D
Reviewed October 30, 2018

This museum covers three floors of the seafood industry in the Biloxi area. Very educational and interesting. Highly recommend a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dennis h
Reviewed October 28, 2018

This was an interesting place. I learned lots about the seafood industry in the area. The hurricane exhibit was amazing. I was mesmerized by the videos. A must - see!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank wilsonoldie
Reviewed October 26, 2018

We have an interesting time looking at all the displays of boats. I really enjoyed the seafood industry part of it. They showed the nets and riggings that the fisherman use to catch their seafood. They had a shrimp peeler machine that I could use...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DickC814
Reviewed October 17, 2018

The front desk employee was very friendly. It was a very interesting museum. There are lots of pictures & all the information you need to know about the whole Biloxi area.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank khartke43
Reviewed October 14, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ellenf228
Reviewed September 28, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tom B
Reviewed September 17, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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marcmH7662EA
January 22, 2017|
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Response from Robin5488 | Property representative |
Yes, we are handicapped accessible. We have an elevator on the north end of our Museum building.
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Michael G
February 16, 2016|
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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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