Alice Latimer Moseley (1909-2004) was a middle school English teacher and a self-taught primitive folk artist who began painting at the age of 65 as a way to deal with...

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Beauvoir - Jefferson Davis Home

2244 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, MS 39531

(228) 388-4400

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 well stocked gift shop with a variety of specialty items, Presidential Library, a  museum, and picnic...

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Call @ (228) 374-3105 or 1(800) BILOXI-3

Fax: (228) 702-0243

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.

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Biloxi Visitors Center

1050 Beach Boulevard, Biloxi, 39530

Call @ (228) 374-3105 or 1(800)BILOXI-3

Fax: (228) 702-0243

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.

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Biloxi West End Hose Company Museum and Fire Educational Center

1046 Howard Avenue, Biloxi, 39530

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.

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Coastal Mississippi Mardi Gras Museum

792 Howard Avenue
Biloxi, MS 39530

[email protected]

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 in Coastal Mississippi. Museum visitors can get a taste of...

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Gulfport Historical

Gulfport Museum of History

1419 27th Avenue
Gulfport, MS  39501

Mailing address: PO Box 662 Gulfport, MS  39502

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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.

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Located along the Mississippi Gulf Coast off Interstate 10, and just minutes from NASA’s Stennis Space Center, INFINITY Science Center is a non-profit science museum...

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Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

246 Dolan Ave., Gulfport, MS 39507

Open Monday – Saturday 10am-5pm and Sunday 12pm-5pm.

Phone: (228) 897-6039

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 their grown-ups.

Inside, 15,000 square feet of hands-on exhibits encourage fun, learning and...

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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.

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Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum

115 1st St, Biloxi , MS 39530

Call @ (228) 435-6320

Fax: (228) 435-6309

The Museum was established in 1986 to preserve and interpret the maritime history and heritage of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The recently completed museum accomplishes this mission through an array of exhibits, artifacts and an extraordinary collection of photographs which tell the story from the time of the first Indian settlement through generations of immigrants whose...
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Mississippi Aquarium

2100 E. Beach Boulevard
Gulfport, MS 39501


Mississippi Aquarium is one of the newest aquariums in the country. Located in...

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Ohr O'Keefe Museum of Art

386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, MS 39530

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...

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615 Pass Road, Gulfport, MS 39501

(228) 284-5731

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 outdoor riding trains, S.T.E.A.M. Shop, a climber with slides, interactive exhibits, and...

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