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Mississippi Blues Trail - Ocean Springs Blues
Jai “Jaimoe” Johnson, a founding member of the Allman Brothers band and Sue Wong Lewis, granddaughter of blues legend Tempy Smith. 1001 Washington Ave. Ocean Springs, MS
Mississippi Country Music Trail - Chris Ledoux
Chris Lee LeDoux was born on October 2, 1948, Biloxi. 710 Beach Blvd.
Biloxi, MS
Mississippi Country Music Trail - Paul Overstreet
Paul Overstreet was raised
in Vancleave andbecoming a chart-topping singer. Highway 57 & Bulldog Ln. Vancleave, MS
Mississippi Freedom Trail – Biloxi Beach
The Civil Rights Wade-Ins marker commemorates the 1959, 1960 and 1963 Wade- ins on Biloxi Beach lead by Dr. Gilbert R Mason Sr to open public beaches to all citizens.
1050 Beach Blvd. Biloxi, MS
Round Island Lighthouse
C. 1859, once stood off the coast of Pacagoula on Round Island, now in the heart of downtown Pascagoula. Laurel Ave.
Pascagoula, MS
(228) 938-6639
St. Augustine Seminary
& Grotto
Est. in 1922, the first Roman Catholic Seminary in the US to train and ordain African- American men to be priests and brothers. The Lourdes Grotto was built in 1938. 199 Seminary Dr.
Bay St. Louis, MS (228) 467-6414
St. Rose de Lima Catholic Church
The altar features an extraordinary mural of an African Christ figure rising before a live oak tree. 301 South Necaise Ave. Bay St. Louis, MS
(228) 467-7347
This Property is Condemned Walking Tour
Tour sites used in 1966 classic film starring Robert Redford, Natalie Wood and Charles Bronson filmed mostly in Bay St. Louis. 1928 Depot Way
Bay St. Louis, MS (228) 463-9222
Alice Moseley Folk Art & Antique Museum
Museum featuring over 50 original folk art paintings, antique furniture, pottery and art glass. Admission free. Historic Train Depot
1928 Depot Way Bay St. Louis, MS (228) 467-9223
Bay St. Louis Mardi Gras Museum
Featuring over a dozen elaborate Mardi Gras costumes. No admission. Historic Train Depot 1928 Depot Way
Bay St. Louis, MS (228) 463-9222
Biloxi Fire Museum
Museum depicts the 121- year history of the Biloxi Fire Department. Free. Donations accepted.
1046 Howard Ave.
Biloxi, MS
(228) 435-6119
Biloxi Lighthouse
Biloxi’s signature landmark and open for tours. Highway 90 & Porter Ave. Biloxi, MS
(228) 374-3105
Biloxi Visitors Center
A museum that covers the history of Biloxi from the landing of D’Iberville to modern-day life using “audio wands” to enhance the visual tour. Free admission.
1050 Beach Blvd. Biloxi, MS
(228) 374-3105
Coastal Mississippi Mardi Gras Museum
Learn the 300+ year history of the celebration of Mardi Gras on the Gulf Coast. On display are costumes, photo- graphs and memorabilia of carnival celebrations along the coast.
792 Howard Ave. Biloxi, MS
(228) 314-4747
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Dusti Bonge´Art Exhibition
Featuring the works of Dusti Bongé, one of the few fe- male Abstract Expressionists in the 1950’s when New York rivaled Paris as the center of the art world.
370 Meaut St. Biloxi, MS (228) 436-0660
G.I. Museum
Exceptional museum filled with more than 16,000 pieces of memorabilia. Free, donations accepted.
5796 Ritcher Rd., Ocean Springs, MS
(228) 872-1943
Gulfport Museum of History
Featuring permanent displays, such as that of Gulfport native John C. Robinson, the Brown Condor, but other items will be changing regularly. Gulfport was built on industry, the port and the railroad.
1419 27th Ave.
Gulfport, MS
Infinity Science Center
Explore interactive and fun science, space and engineer- ing exhibits. Outdoors, boardwalks and observation decks offer visitors access to natural habitats.
1 Discovery Cir. Pearlington, MS 228-533-9025
Lobrano House
Victorian-style architecture accented with displays of historic photos of the area and Indian artifacts. Turn-of- the-century furnishings.
108 Cue St.
Bay St. Louis, MS
(228) 467-4090 hancockcountyhistorical
La Pointe-Krebs Museum
Learn the rich history of
the LaPointe Krebs House and the diverse people that have inhabited this site and surrounding area throughout history.
4602 Fort St.
Pascagoula, MS
(228) 471-5126
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center
One of the Top 50 Children’s Museums in the United States. Hands-on-Children’s Museum with interactive exhibits and games.
246 Dolan Ave. Gulfport, MS (228) 897-6039
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& Seafood Industry Museum “Ship in a Bottle” maritime museum with one-of-a-kind exhibits and rare artifacts telling 300 years of history. 115 1st St.
Biloxi, MS
(228) 435-6320
Mary C. O’Keefe Cultural Center of Arts & Education
A center for arts with a beautiful lobby area which houses the spectacular 1937 WPA tile murals painted by James McConnell Anderson and fired by Peter Anderson. 1600 Government St. Ocean Springs, MS
(228) 818-2878
Mississippi Aviation Heritage Museum
Highlights the state’s rich aviation history. STEM-inter- active exhibits. Flight simula- tor, live mechanics working on and renovating airplanes and a theater that looks like the interior of an airliner. 429 Pass Rd.
Gulfport, MS
(601) 299-2816
Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art
Museum designed by Frank Gehry featuring rotating regional and national art ex- hibits in 6 different buildings. Gift shop on site.
386 Beach Blvd. Biloxi, MS
(228) 374-5547
World’s Largest Model Railroad Museum. 50,000 sq. ft. of fun for all ages.
615 Pass Rd., Gulfport, MS 228-284-5731
Walter Anderson Museum of Art
Museum featuring water- colors, drawings, oils, block prints, ceramics, and carvings by the Anderson brothers. 510 Washington Ave. Ocean Springs, MS
(228) 872-3164
War & Peace - The T.F. Monti Private Model Collection Collection of nearly 4,000 handmade airplanes, rockets, tanks, jeeps, ships, automo- biles, trucks, horse drawn wagons and fire engines. 117B Highway 90, Waveland, MS
(228) 216-7409
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