Sit back and enjoy to the captivating tales of a shrimper. Learn all you need to know about hurricanes as you listen to the voices of Hurricane Hunters flying through a storm. “Portrait of A Fishing Village” tells the stories of 18th century families who first settled along the north side of Little Lagoon. Later, take a stroll through the museum’s beautifully-tended garden. There are also rotating exhibits like “From Sea To Shining Sea,” “Pilot Town,” and more.

The Gulf Shores Museum is located at 244 W. 19th Avenue in Gulf Shores. Open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. through 5 p.m. (closed between noon and 1 p.m.), and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission. For more information visit