Gulf Shores Museum

244 West 19th Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542


The Gulf Shores Museum exhibits equipment used to fish and shrimp along the Gulf Coast and shows educational videos about hurricanes and fishing. The museum also features an outdoor garden where visitors can view resident birds and butterflies.

Hurricanes: What you Need to Know - Guests to the museum can learn about hurricanes, where they originate, the devastation they create, and how a community rebuilds following a hurricane.

Portrait of a Fishing Village - Created by residents of the Lagoon Village, this exhibit tells of the families who settled the area along the north side of Little Lagoon during the 19th Century.

Pilot Town -A favorite exhibit to many of  museum guests. It tells about the early life of the Mobile Bar Pilot as he struggles to earn a living from Mobile Bay.

Encapsulating Time -View items recently discovered in a local 1976 time capsule.

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