Experience Biloxi and the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s remarkable maritime history and heritage at the Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum.
The museum’s displays include a wide range of issues pertinent to the development of the sector. Shrimp and oyster farming, as well as sport fishing, are all represented in the museum’s displays.
Both the ecology of the wetlands and the management of marine resources are available as topics of study for young people. Did you know that there is a machine that can peel shrimp? Fortunately, you have found the right site to educate yourself! Come find out more about what you can expect at this must-visit local attraction.
Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum
Throughout the displays, you may see hundreds of rare items that are all connected to the fishing trade in Biloxi. In fact, the exhibit area is 20,000 square feet in size.
In addition to preserving and showcasing local maritime history and legacy, the Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum has also recreated two 65′ two-masted Biloxi Schooners, which regularly cruise the Mississippi Sound and the waters of the north central Gulf of Mexico.
The museum is a must-see. The Wade Guice Hurricane Museum is a museum WITHIN a museum, boasting 1,400 square feet of display space and a cutting-edge theater.
Did you anticipate learning so much interesting information about shipping and the fish industry? But there is so much more to learn about the sea at this Biloxi museum, so let us set sail!
- Adults – $10
- Children – $6 (Ages 5 to 15)
- $8 discount for the elderly, military and AAA
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