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With so much to see and do, you're sure to find something that interests you and your family.

These are just a few of the many fun and educational museums and cultural organizations in and around Destin, Florida.

Emerald Coast Science Center: This interactive science center, just off of Hwy 98 in Fort Walton Beach, FL, is a great place for kids and adults alike to learn about the natural world. Visitors can explore exhibits on marine life, dinosaurs, space, and the human body. The Emerald Coast Science Center also offers a variety of educational programs and events.

Emerald Coast Science Center in Fort Walton Beach, FL.
Image of inside the Destin History and Fishing Museum in Destin FL

Destin History & Fishing Museum: This small museum is packed with interesting exhibits on the history of Destin, from its Native American roots to its modern-day status as a popular tourist destination. 

Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation: This non-profit organization is dedicated to promoting the arts in the Destin area. It offers a variety of programs and events, including art classes, workshops, and performances. The Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation has locations in Destin and Niceville, FL. 

Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation in Destin and Niceville, FL
Indian Temple Mound Museum in Fort Walton Beach, FL

Indian Temple Mound Museum: This museum is located on the site of an ancient Native American temple mound in downtown Fort Walton Beach, FL. Visitors can learn about the history and culture of the Apalachee people who built the mound.