Destin History & Fishing Museum
Come see the IGFA World Record Snapper and our famous Fish Wall and Shark Tank. Experience the exciting and educational exhibits detailing early Destin life and its founders, while observing the photos and artifacts chronicling the evolution of Destin’s Fishing Rodeo. Some features of the museum include historic photographs and artifacts of early Destin and the fishing industry, view the first Post Office of Destin, collection of fishing reels circa 1900s,memorabilia and brief biography on area Captains, founding families portraits and histories, famous “Primrose” seine net boat built in 1925, prehistoric native American pottery & points, exhibits of an early Destin homestead, and East Pass Bait & Tackle.. Discover why Destin’s sand is so white, why Destin is called the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village, how Destin got its name, and how Destin developed over time.