Alice Moseley Folk Art & Antique Museum
ALICE LATIMER MOSELEY Nationally Acclaimed Folk Artist Miss Alice, as she was referred to by friends and admirers, was a self-taught idyllic folk artist, who began painting at age 60 to maintain her sanity while caring for her Alzheimer-afflicted mother. Before that, she had only dabbled in china painting during her teens. “If my Mom had not been ill, I never would’ve painted,” Miss Alice once said. “I think of it as her gift to me.” Alice Latimer Moseley was born in Birmingham, Alabama on December...
The seaside retirement estate of Jefferson Davis, the Confederacy's only President. The 51 acre historic complex includes the restored home and outbuildings, soldier's home cemetery, Tomb of the Unknown Confederate Soldier, and nature trails. There is a gift shop, a small exhibit museum, and picnic area on site.
Open daily Mar-Oct 9am-5pm; Nov-Feb 9am-4pm.
Built in 1848, the Biloxi Lighthouse is the only lighthouse in the United States to stand in the middle of a four-lane highway. Come experience this historic cast iron structure first hand by climbing to the top. Tours offered daily at 9:00, 9;15, and 9:30 am weather permitting. Purchase tickets at the Biloxi Visitors Center. Admission is $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for Children 12 and under.
Take a step back in time, sail aboard a 65' two-masted gaff-rigged Biloxi Oyster Schooner. The "Glenn L. Swetman" and the "Mike Sekul" are available for day sailing or charter, weddings, dockside parties, reception, birthdays and offer two hour special educational trips for school groups. Located at the Biloxi Schooner Pier Complex, one mile east of the Beau Rivage, we offer 2.5 hr., half...
The Biloxi Visitors Center, located in the shadow of the Biloxi Lighthouse on U.S. 90, offers information on area attractions, events, and accommodations. The center also houses a multi-media museum of Biloxi history and a gift shop featuring a variety of unique Biloxi memorabilia. The center is open daily from 8 am to 5 pm.
The fire museum, located in a 1937 firehouse, tells the story of the 120 year history of the Biloxi Fire Department through memorabilia, photographs and antique firefighting equipment and serves as an educational fire prevention center for children. The museum is open Saturdays 9am to 3pm or by appointment.
The H.S. and Mattie M. Walker House is locally significant as a two-story example of a Queen Anne Free Classic style residence with Craftsman influences built c. 1906. The home is the only nationally registered "Queen Ann" style house in Harrison county. The home is beautifully decorated with antique furnishings and chandeliers, along with 7 working fireplaces. Tours are offered by appointment only 11am-3pm Monday - Saturday.
Located in the John S. & James L. Knight NonProfit Center
A HALF-CENTURY OF EXCELLENCE...
The Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra, formed in 1962 by Dr. James A. Graves and a number of interested community leaders, presented two concerts during its first season. Its first conductor, James Shannon, led 35 musicians in one concert each in Gulfport and Biloxi. Incorporation followed in 1965, along with a move to the Biloxi High School Auditorium. After renovation of the historic Saenger Theatre in Biloxi...
INFINITY Science Center is the newest regional attraction to engage the next generation of explorers. Visitors will have fun exploring the farthest reaches of outer space, the uncharted depths of the oceans and the varied layers of the Earth. Visitors can also enjoy some out of this world food...
OPENING THIS FALL
Established in 1847, the Magnolia Hotel was well known for the excellence of its cuisine and character of service. It is the only surviving antebellum hotel structure on the Mississippi Coast. Located on Rue Magnolia, it will soon be home to the Mardi Gras Museum dedicated to preserving the stories and artifacts of the century Coast celebration.
We are a model railroad club and railroad museum. The club is home to three different model railroad train table layouts HO, O, and N. The club even has 5 running, elevated G scale trains for kids to come and enjoy.
We are open Tuesday through Saturday, from the hours of 12:00PM CST to 5:00PM CST. We do not currently charge for admission, but any donations are gladly accepted for our expenses and upkeep.
Ohr O'Keefe Museum of Art
Phone: (228) 374-5547
Fax: (228) 436-3641
Enjoy everything that makes the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art unique: the artists, the architecture, the history, and the landscape. Ten years in the making, the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art celebrates the innovative, independent and creative spirit of namesake Mississippi potter George Ohr. Just as Ohr (1857-1918) rose from devastating...
One of the oldest structures in Biloxi, the Old Brick House, which was built around 1835, overlooks the picturesque Back Bay. The house was constructed of brick made on the Back Bay. The beautifully restored house is available for tours by appointment as well as meetings and special events.
Experience one of the most pristine river and marsh systems in the United States at the Pascagoula River Audubon Center! We offer river boat tours (reservations required), interactive exhibits, aquaria, bayou walkways & observation decks, a nature play garden, kayak rentals, excellent birding, meeting/event rental spaces, and programming for all ages.
Tues-Fri 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Sat 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
A visit to the Walter Anderson Museum of Art (WAMA), opened in 1991 in historic Ocean Springs, MS, is an enchanting and unique experience.WAMA is dedicated to the celebration of the works of Walter Inglis Anderson (1903-1965) and to his brothers, Peter Anderson (1901-1984) and James McConnell Anderson (1907-1998).
Mon-Sat 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.