|For Immediate Release
Kathy Marler Blue
Destin History and Fishing Museum
Museum Celebrates 12th Anniversary
Destin, Fla. (September 26, 2017) – The Destin History and Fishing Museum is marking their 12th Anniversary on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 with free admission to the Museum. Take this opportunity to visit and discover the history that shaped Destin from the small fishing village of the past to the world-class fishing and resort destination. Features include 5,500 sq. ft. exhibit space, over 75 mounts of locally caught fish, outdoor Historic Park Complex featuring two historic boats, net reel & Destin's original Post Office, science of Destin's geologically unique sand, historic and genealogical data on the founding families and those that shaped the growth of Destin, and the Rodeo Gallery honoring Destin's oldest fishing tournament.
New exhibits include: replica Rodeo Leaderboard, Reef Building, Early Destin Entertainment, Kid's Fish School, and Commercial Fishing. Relocated and updated exhibits include: Pioneers of Paradise and Local Indian Culture. The Indian exhibit includes a beautiful mural done by local Edgar Walter. New historical data markers are in the Museum Heritage Park on Early Seine Boat Fishing & Fish Camps, Seine Nets & Net Reels. The Museum has audio, group, and student tours. Each visitor receives a raffle ticket for door prizes.
The Destin History and Fishing Museum is located at: 108 Stahlman Avenue Destin, Florida. The Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM. Call the museum with any questions, 850-837-6611.