Biloxi Web Guide - Things to DoMaritime and Seafood Industry Museum - Situated on the eastern tip of the Biloxi peninsula, the Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum is housed in a Spanish influence structure built in 1934 as part of a U.S. Coast Guard station. The Museum traces the 300year history of Biloxi from the time of its first Native American residents through its growth as a popular antebellum resort and bustling seafood processing center. Special exhibits describe the various crafts which are found in a maritime community such as boatbuilding, net making, marine blacksmithing and sail making. The Museum operates two replica oyster schooners, which are docked at the adjacent Point Cadet Marina.
Tullis-Toledano Manor - In 1856, Tullis-Toledano Manor was built for Christoval and Matilde Toledano. Located on Biloxi's East Beach, the Manor is one of the Coast's most unique examples of antebellum architecture. The Manor contains period furnishings which are used to interpret the house in an antebellum setting.
Mardi Gras Museum - The Biloxi Mardi Gras Museum is housed in the restored antebellum Magnolia Hotel, which was constructed in 1847. Colorful exhibits tell the story of Mardi Gras in Biloxi since the arrival of the French in 1699. The Museum also traces the history of the Magnolia Hotel, a unique reminder of Biloxi's pre-Civil War tourist trade.
Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art - Exhibits include the Pot-Ohr-E Gallery, which houses a permanent collection of over 175 pots by George E. Ohr, the internationally acclaimed "Mad Potter of Biloxi", the Lila Wallace Gallery, which features rotating exhibits of art from the region, country and the world, and the Jambalaya Gallery, which showcases local artists.
Beauvoir, Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library - Retirement home of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. Includes Beauvoir House, Presidential Library, Confederate Museum, historic cemetery, Tomb of the Unknown Confederate Soldier and gift shop.
Biloxi Lighthouse - Admission $2 adults, $1 seniors/students. The Biloxi Lighthouse was erected in 1848.
Old Brick House - Saved from neglect by the ladies of Biloxi's Garden Clubs, the Old Brick House is now an historic house museum. Open Mon-Sat 11:00am to 4:00pm. Admission $2 adults, $1 students, senior citizens.
The Old Santini House Bed & Breakfast - Built in 1837, this is Biloxi's earliest example of the "American Cottage" and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Open for free tours from 2:00 to 4:00 pm Mon-Thu. Located across from the I-110 loop and Beau Rivage
The Redding House - This century old Greek Revival home is impressive with its custom mahogany and cypress mill work, ten fireplaces, fine art murals and heart pine floors. The lower level has several separate adjoining rooms that could be used for large dinner parties or for smaller, more intimate gatherings. Upstairs the open areas are perfect for large business meetings, banquet facilities or music with dancing. The ambiance is unique and the house exemplifies southern charm at its best. The Redding House offers guests the perfect setting for any special occasion.
Tullis-Toledano Manor - Built in 1856 on Biloxi's East Beach for Christoval and Matilde Toledano. One of the Mississippi Gulf Coast's most unique examples of antebellum architecture. Admission $2 adults, $1 seniors/students. Open Mon-Sat 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Biloxi Mardi Gras Museum - Housed in the historic Magnolia Hotel, the Mardi Gras Museum tells the colorful story of Mardi Gras along the Coast. Open Mon-Sat 11:00am to 4:00pm. Admission $2 adults, $1 students, senior citizens.
Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum - Preserve and interpret the maritime history and seafood heritage of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. A film on Hurricane Camille runs every hour. Gift shop available. Open Mon-Sat 9:00 am to 4:30 pm; Sun 12:00 noon to 4:00pm (Memorial Day - Labor Day). Admission charged, group rates available with reservations. Handicapped accessible.
Moran's Art Studio - Original works of Joe Moran, pottery of George E. Ohr, artist originals of Mary Moran and Tommy Moran. Gifts, prints and coastal scenes. Home of ancient burial. Open Mon-Fri 10:00am to 5:00pm; Sat 10:00am to 1:00pm; closed on Sun. No admission charged.
The Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art - "Mad Potter of Biloxi," noted throughout the art world for his unique pottery which boasts paper-thin walls and brilliant glazes. Hosts national and regional traveling exhibits, along with the works of local artists. Open Mon-Sat 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Groups rates available. Admission charged.
The Lynn Meadows Discovery Center - An interactive children's museum designed for children under 12. Children communicate with robots, snoop through a cluttered attic, shop in a local market, produce a news show, operate a crane and explore the treehouses. Special event rentals available. Tue-Sat 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sun 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm. Groups welcome.
Grass Lawn - Grass Lawn is an historic house built in 1836. Constructed of hand-hewn timbers, it has wide galleries supported by two-story columns. It is furnished with period furniture. Please call for hours of operations and special event information.
Gulfport Centennial Museum - Contains hundreds of photographs and artifacts detailing Gulfport's growth over the past 100 years. Free to the public Mon-Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm, Sat 9:00am to 3:00pm, closed for lunch and Sun.
Naval Construction Battalion Center - The Gulfport Seabee Center is the home of the Atlantic Fleet Seabees, the Navy's construction force.
Mississippi Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Built in 1997 this beautiful Memorial is a tribute to the men and women that served in the Vietnam War.
Aces High Parasail - Operating modern winch boat on the coast, providing totally dry take offs and landings. Fun for the whole family. No experience needed. Located between the Beau Rivage and Grand Casinos at the Biloxi Small Craft Harbor. Seasonal
Beach Bums Parasail - A 29' winch boat, with a platform on the rear deck. Launch and land right on the rear deck. Also rent YAMAHA wave runners, paddle boats, umbrellas and chairs. Reservations can be made on the beach in front of Edgewater Village or by phone. Seasonal Mar-Nov 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. Off-season and group rates available.
Biloxi Schooners - Two replicated 65' two-masted, gaff rigged schooners, the Glenn L. Swetman and Mike Sekul, sail the Mississippi Sound and waters of the north central Gulf of Mexico daily. The schooners accommodate 49 passengers each. 2.5 hr, half-day, and full-day charters available. Vessels located in Biloxi Point Cadet Marina, behind the Isle of Capri Casino Plaza Resort. Admission charged. Call for schedule.
The Ultimate Rush - Combine sky diving, bungee jumping, hang-gliding and soar through the sky. We hoist you to the top of our 115' tower where you pull your own ripcord
The Green Woods Stables - 82 acres of beautiful wooded riding trails. Ride on a guided or unaccompanied trail ride. Riders must be experienced to ride unaccompanied. The Stables are only a 10-minute drive from Biloxi's Lighthouse on Highway 90.
Gulfhaven Gardens - Daylily garden & nursery. Over 1,000 daylily cultivars featured from April-June. Open Mon-Sat, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, March 15 to May 30. Special appointments are available. After May, please call for schedule.
Harrison County Fairgrounds - The Harrison County Fairgrounds hosts horse shows, rodeos & celtic Fest. Home of the Gulf Coast Winter Classics. To book an event, call between 7:00 am and 3:30 pm. Admission charged per event
Harrison County Skate Park and Hockey Complex - Ramps for aggressive inline skating & skateboarding. 4 sections (advanced) 12 foot 1/4 pipes to 4 foot 1/4 pipes, (cement bowl) 10 foot deep,( half pipe) 1 14 foot half pipe and 1 6 foot half pipe, and beginner.
Gulfport Dragway - 1/4 mile drag strip. Exit 31 of I-10. Gates open every Wednesday 6:00 pm, weather permitting. Admission per race car and racer.
The Mississippi Sea Wolves - The Mississippi Gulf Coast's own professional Hockey team is the Mississippi Sea Wolves. All home games are played at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Colisieum and Convention Center, Biloxi MS.