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Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum, Biloxi

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The Museum has brought life to local maritime history and heritage by replicating two 65′ two masted Biloxi Schooners. Examples of living maritime history, they sail the Mississippi Sound and waters of the north central Gulf of Mexico almost daily. The Museum also conducts year round educational programs and a summer Sea-n-Sail Adventure Camp which teaches youth about local maritime heritage.
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  • Built after Hurricane Katrina, this museum is a wonderful exhibit of the history of the coast. I love the history of the seafood industry that once thrived there.  more »
  • My grandchildren, ages 16 & 7, and myself really enjoyed this museum. It gives you an understanding of how things are done. After visiting the museum, we took the Biloxi Shrimping Tour and rode on the...  more »
  • The collection of seafood industry equipment and wooden boats is worth the visit. Good film about the seafood industry. Beautiful building with great views.  more »
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  • Walk through museum with a ton of information in it. Not for little kids but good for older kids and adults. Requires a lot of reading and patience. Lots of history. I enjoyed it, my kids, not so much.
  • Very interesting displays. Give yourself enough time as there is much to see.
  • Good history lesson for area.
  • We went to the new years party. Good food Great band and an Oyster ball that dropped at midnight .
  • Very interesting displays. We'll done.

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If you come to Biloxi for its major attractions--gambling and live entertainment--book a room at one of the city's casino resorts. They offer every comfort of home plus private swimming pools, workout facilities, spa centers, on-site restaurants, and access to championship golf courses. To stay more affordably, consider one of Biloxi's smaller motels, located near major roads with amenities like cable TV, free Wi-Fi, and secure parking. You can also try one of the area's bed and breakfasts, which provide clean rooms and complimentary southern-style breakfast.
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