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Ocean Springs Museum of History

1600 Government St Fl 2, Ocean Springs, MS 39564-3828
+1 228-818-2878
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Name Misleading

If you are looking for history of Ocean Springs, MS, you will need to look elsewhere. The name is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
GinNBerry
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Branson, Missouri
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Overall not much to this place it was disappointing at best. I would think more info and history on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jerry M
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26 May 2017
“Small, but well done”
4 days ago
“Name Misleading”
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1600 Government St Fl 2, Ocean Springs, MS 39564-3828
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 26 May 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

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Reviewed 19 March 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

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Reviewed 29 August 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
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Reviewed 29 August 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
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Reviewed 10 April 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
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Reviewed 22 October 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

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Reviewed 22 April 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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Reviewed 21 March 2015

Really surprising and very interesting to get the historical perspective. Loved this visit and would love to go back when not so pressed for time and concerned about some bad weather on the way. Captions are well done.

1  Thank Carolyn L
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