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Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Cultural Understanding!

We visited a friend who is a boat captain from Pass Christian. She grew up on the coast and lives... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
TravelTalkDeborah
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Cool museum

Interesting stuff about fishing industry in Biloxi. Great Hurricane portion of museum. Film and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lynn S
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Winter Park
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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 6 days ago

We visited a friend who is a boat captain from Pass Christian. She grew up on the coast and lives in Biloxi. She is a phenomenal resource for the coast, the culture, the music and food, and the shrimping industry. She took us to this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TravelTalkDeborah
Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting stuff about fishing industry in Biloxi. Great Hurricane portion of museum. Film and photos of Camille and Katrina

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 1 week ago

You get a great amount of knowledge about the seafood industry in Biloxi. It is well organized and the videos are extremely interesting.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

The museum is housed in a relatively new building with easy access (sort of between Golden Nugget and Palace casinos), and contain a lot of maritime related “stuff”. The building is 3 stories tall and long & narrow. Thus the displays appear disjointed and somewhat...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed November 18, 2018

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 November 7, 2018

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
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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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