Photo courtesy of Destin History and Fishing Museum. If you love fishing then this is the place for you! Destin’s History and Fishing Museum is a must see attraction for all history buff and fishing enthusiasts. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, from 10am to 4pm. Basic adult admission is only $5. The museum offers discounted entry prices for seniors, military and students. The Museum has several unique exhibits that are worth checking out:
- The inside exhibit covers the history of early Native Americans through development and growth of the village in Destin.
- The outdoor exhibit includes the historic seine boat “Primrose”, the mullet boat “Lil Jimmy”, a seine net reel, the original Old Post Office, and the “Footprints in the Sand” memorial walkway.
- The museum also offers historic photographs, artifacts, fishing equipment and documents of early Destin and the fishing industry.
- For science gurus this museum showcases why the fishing in the local area is such a dream and also educates you on the reasons why Destin’s sand is white.
- The museum even offers genealogical data on the founding families and those that shaped the growth of early Destin.