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Ocean Springs Museum of History

Open Now: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Small, but well done

If you want to learn about Ocean Springs' history, spend 30-60 minutes at this small History... read more

Reviewed May 26, 2017
Ocean Springs, Mississippi
300 Years of History!

This is a small museum contained in two classrooms in an impressive old public school house built... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2015
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1600 Government St Fl 2, Ocean Springs, MS 39564-3828
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

OCEAN SPRINGS MUSEUM World War I By Col. Jack Eckert Veteran of WW I, WW II, Korea “Now in the twilight of a long life I am convinced that faith is one of life’ s greatest blessings. I had noticed that many corpses held rosaries...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2018

If you are looking for history of Ocean Springs, MS, you will need to look elsewhere. The name is misleading. You will have to look closely to even see a sign that says museum of history. We saw nothing outside to direct us to a...More

1  Thank GinNBerry
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Overall not much to this place it was disappointing at best. I would think more info and history on the City snd surrounding area. It had potential but no investment. I would not waste your time

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed May 26, 2017

If you want to learn about Ocean Springs' history, spend 30-60 minutes at this small History Museum. You will find Pat and Dennis have knowledge about Ocean Springs that they are more than willing to share. Because of the size, there is main theme of...More

Thank WSG11
Reviewed March 19, 2017

This is a small local museum. It consists of two rooms, but it has a nice history lesson of Ocean Springs. They have a small gift shop that mainly consists of local art and a few books. There is also a cafe located on the...More

Thank CFrankbama
Reviewed August 29, 2016

Just spending time not thinking of all the drama in this world. Places like this takes you to a cool place for a date.

1  Thank BigShirleys
Reviewed August 29, 2016

This is a small museum located in the original Ocean Springs school building (a museum in itself). It is very locally focused, but the exhibits are very well done and well explained. The staff is friendly and happy to help. Admission is free.

1  Thank Derrick C
Reviewed April 10, 2016

Very small collection of things that you can definitely do without seeing. Located in an old schoo, which is kind of neat for a second. The only interesting thing is located in the lobby: a model of the French fort first established there. Also, it...More

1  Thank burns41
Reviewed October 22, 2015

We were there about the 8th October and unexpectedly came across an annual festival of motor head loving hot rods and refurbished cars (it was 19th Annual Rally) altogether 7000 cars. Best part is they were on the road and being driven rather than a...More

Thank 64allen
Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a small museum contained in two classrooms in an impressive old public school house built in 1927. The school is now Ocean Spring's Cultural Center and the museum is loaded with local history. Artifacts from the Fort Maurepas site shows items from the...More

4  Thank Mississippigal43
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