Destin History & Fishing Museum, Destin

#12 of 59 in Museums in Florida Panhandle
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The Destin History & Fishing Museum is located at 108 Stahlman Avenue, Destin, Florida. It contains exhibits depicting the history of the town and the fishing industry in relation to it.
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  • Looking for a nice rainy day activity in Destin or are you just a lover of history? Then this is a must stop for you. It isn't a very large museum and it doesn't take long to walk through it but they....  more »
  • We often love to visit quirky little museums when we travel, and the Destin History & Fishing Museum did not disappoint. Not knowing much about the area, we were very pleasantly surprised to get a...  more »
  • Really neat place to visit and learn about the local history. Mostly indoors, though there are outdoor exhibitions as well. They sell laminated pamphlets of local fish and shells, shells (some are imported from international locations), shark teeth, ornaments, etc. They have kids and adult scavenger hunt games, which can be nice to help engage kids and teens.
  • Great, wonderful museum! It shows what Destin was like for the families who settled the area. This is the hidden gem of Destin. I wish Destin could build an actual museum building to display the beautiful history of Destin.

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