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Walter Anderson Museum of Art

Closed Now: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Small, but nice

Enjoyed the film first. Explains his art, so be sure to watch. Drove to the Shop. Very little... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Extremely surprisingly interesting story of Shearwater Pottery!

We visited the Shearwater Pottery first, and then the museum. I recommend the Museum first. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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This museum displays a collection of Anderson's paintings, sculptures and pottery.
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510 Washington Ave, Ocean Springs, Ocean Springs, MS 39564-4632
+1 228-872-3164
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed the film first. Explains his art, so be sure to watch. Drove to the Shop. Very little inventory. Anderson had very interesting life at Ocean Springs.

Thank jobabestn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Shearwater Pottery first, and then the museum. I recommend the Museum first. The Pottery site and store will be much more meaningful. I was pleasantly surprised - who would have guessed that a family's story of the pottery business could be so...More

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was high on my wife's list. Not so much on mine. But I was wrong. Don't miss the video that explains Walter Anderson's life. It adds so much not only to your visit to the museum but to the several other Walter Anderson...More

Thank Fastoy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful museum, my FAVORITE is the room from Walter Anderson's home that was brought to the museum. Just wonderful!!

Thank Bonnie M
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

The art was amazing, but the gallery itself was small. The old woman behind the register on August 2 was rude and unwelcoming. Even though it wasn't even 4 yet, she quickly informed us that the museum closed at 5. We didn't want to impose,...More

Thank Vicki T
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this museum. The art was awesome. The facts throughout the museum highlighting Walter Anderson’s life brought to light some of his struggles, family life, and resounding perseverance- like riding his bike to Florida or Texas, or walking home over 1000 miles at...More

Thank FarAway567754
Reviewed July 29, 2018

If you don’t love art, I have no idea why you are reading this review or thinking of going. But, let me say, I have been twice and enjoyed it immensely. If I had one complaint, it’s that the Anderson family, all of which seem...More

Thank Chuck P
Reviewed July 29, 2018

I was surprised by how much I enjoyed this museum. Glad I made the drive from Gulfport. I wish there were more prints for sale. Most of them are not licensed to be sold.

Thank jesstrip05
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We saw the "Cats" show of Anderson's work. Very good indeed! You can see the murals too, which make an impressive show. taken all in at once.

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed July 14, 2018

WAlter Anderson? I had never heard of him. BUT once in this museum and hearing his story, his work is beautiful, and imaginative. This is a must see while in Ocean Springs. I really enjoyed it.

Thank Savannahbelle
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Yes, it is open on July 4.