- Experience the feeling of swimming in the
Gulf of Mexico with award winning examples of fish caught in Destin. This exhibit is
displayed on a 100 feet of wall space depicting the Gulf floor.
- View a large collection of antique fishing
rods and reels, the most unique is constructed of split bamboo with an original Penn Reel,
that belonged to Ernest Hemingway.
- Get an idea of life in Destin before the
arrival of electricity in the 1930s.
- Visit the original Destin Post Office
building located adjacent to the property.
- See the oldest seine fishing boat still in
existence, The Primrose, built in 1925.
- Enjoy vintage photographs of early Destin
settlers, boat captains and their boats, beach scenes, businesses, and much more.
museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Admission Costs: Adult $5; Seniors & Military $4; Children/Students
(Age 7 Through College) $3; Children under
6 & Members are
latest Museum Press Releases:
Gumbo Contest & Silent Auction
History and Fishing Museum is hosting their Annual Gumbo
Contest and Silent Auction Fundraiser on January 31, 2015
at the Destin Community Center. Come sample all the areas'
finest gumbo and coast your vote for the People's Choice
Destin Boat Parade Winners
History and Fishing Museum hosted the 28th Holiday on the Harbor
Destin Boat Parade and fireworks by Pyro Shows, Inc.
here to check out the newest Destin Fishing Forums!