Sebastian Fishing Museum

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Sebastian Fishing Museum
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Sebastian Fishing Museum is located in Florida
Sebastian Fishing Museum
Location within Florida
Established 1998[1]
Location Sebastian Inlet State Recreation Area
9700 South Highway A1A
Melbourne Beach, Florida
Coordinates 27°51′31″N 80°26′54″W / 27.858691°N 80.448225°W / 27.858691; -80.448225
Type Local History
Website Sebastion Fishing Museum
Sebastian Fishing Museum

The Sebastian Fishing Museum is located in Sebastian Inlet State Park at the Sebastian Inlet State Recreation Area, 9700 South Highway A1A, Melbourne Beach, Florida, although it is physically located on Orchid Island, Indian River County side of the park. It houses historical exhibits of the local fishing industry and its influence on the area.[1][2]

It contains equipment used in commercial fishing and a replica of a vintage fishing house and dock.[2] The museum also displays the history of three local families involved in the fishing industry during its formative years in Sebastian.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Florida State Parks. "Sebastian Inlet State Park History", Florida State Parks website. Retrieved on December 06, 2007
  2. ^ a b c Sebastian Fishing Museum. Museum brochure, circa 2005.

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