Alice Moseley Folk Art Museum
Alice Latimer Moseley was a self-taught primitive folk artist who began painting in her early sixties as a way to deal with the stress and difficulty of taking care of her Alzheimer’s-afflicted...
The seaside retirement estate of Jefferson Davis, the Confederacy's only President. The 52 acre historic complex includes the restored home and outbuildings, soldier's home cemetery, Tomb of the Unknown Confederate Soldier. There is a gift shop, a museum,...
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.
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...
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.
Coastal Mississippi Mardi Gras Museum
792 Howard Avenue
Biloxi, MS 39530
For 27 years, the Coastal Mississippi Mardi Gras Museum has welcomed visitors to learn about the unique story of Mississippi Mardi Gras. A visit to the Museum’s new location on Howard Avenue in downtown Biloxi is an invitation to explore the rich 116-year history of royalty, krewes, costumes and parades that make Mardi Gras the most magical time of year...
Gulfport Museum of History
1419 27th Avenue
Gulfport, MS 39501
Mailing address: PO Box 662 Gulfport, MS 39502
The Gulfport Museum of History, located in the historic Union Station Depot in downtown Gulfport features few permanent displays, such as that of Gulfport native John C. Robinson, the Brown Condor, and changing exhibits. Gulfport was built on industry, on the port and on the railroad and those fine people that worked hard to build it. Open Thursday-Saturday 10am to 3pm.
Located in a 1915 schoolhouse, under the large live oaks, just blocks from the beach in Gulfport, MS, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center is a special place for children and...
Mardi Gras & Depot Museums
1928 Depot Way
Bay. St. Louis, MS 39520
Located inside the Historic L & N Train Depot, over a dozen elaborate Mardi Gras costumes festooned with feathers and sequins awe visitors when they enter the 1929 mission-style structure. Historical exhibits, a wall featuring Mississippi Blues artists, a folk art museum and a wealth of tourist information round out the visitors’ experience. The Depot and its museums are open Monday – Saturday. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.
Mississippi Aquarium is Coastal Mississippi's newest state-of-the-art aquatic family fun center.
Located in beautiful Downtown Gulfport and overlooking Jones Park and the Mississippi Sound, Mississippi Aquarium is the home to more than 200 species of animals and 300 species of fish. Our well-curated exhibits include both native species and...
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...
615 Pass Road, Gulfport, MS 39507
Traintastic, formerly the Mississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum, has 50,000 square feet of fun for ages 0-100. They have model layouts of all scales, including a tribute to the gulf coast with over 50 interactive local landmarks. In addition to their amazing collection of layouts and model trains, they also host several S.T.E.M. related educational programs: summer camps, early childhood education, and field trips. They have...