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Mississippi Gulf Coast casinos, shops, and museums that make this region famous are at your finger tips. Get your Free visitors guide here.

Fun & Free on the Mississippi Gulf Coast

The Mississippi Gulf Coast has many activities and attractions for you to visit that are FREE!  Of course we have our beaches from Bay St Louis to Ocean Springs for your enjoyment.  But did you know you could see bridge mosaics at the foot of the Biloxi Bay Bridge on the Ocean Spring side?  How about the artwork hung on the Bay St Louis Bridge?

Here are a few of our area attractions that are free of charge.


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Aaron Jones Family Interactive Center

  • 1415 Skip Avenue
  • Pascagoula, MS 39567
  • Phone: (228) 938-6418

Aaron Jones Family Interactive Center is the fun place for families with children 5 years and younger! The center is a unique, one-of-a-kind learning experience designed for children, and features interactive rooms dedic ...


Bay St. Louis Duck Pond

  • 1928 Depot Way
  • Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
  • Tollfree: (800) 466-9048  |  Phone: (228) 463-9222

The Bay St. Louis Duck Pond is a wonderful place to relax, have a picnic and enjoy feeding the ducks! Bring the family or come by yourself, just bring duck food since adults and children will love feeding the beauti ...


Biloxi Fire Museum

  • 1046 Howard Avenue
  • Biloxi, MS 39530
  • Phone: (228) 435-6119

Biloxi Fire Museum is located in a former firehouse, originally built in 1937, and now returned to its original appearance. The museum depicts the 120-year history of the Biloxi Fire Department from its organization on S ...


Biloxi Visitors Center

  • 1050 Beach Blvd
  • Biloxi, MS 39530
  • Tollfree: (800) 245-6943  |  Phone: (228) 374-3105  |  Fax: (228) 702-0243

Biloxi Visitors Center is a 23,000 square foot facility, which provides visitors with information on hotels, restaurants, attractions, and events. The visitor center is not only a place to obtain information on the area, ...


Busted Wrench Garage, Museum, & Gift Shop

  • 2311 29th Street
  • Gulfport, MS 39501
  • Phone: (228) 864-9082

For the “Classic Car Enthusiast” a visit to Busted Wrench Garage, Museum, & Gift Shop is an absolute MUST! Classic cars, motorcycles, and even boats displayed in a 6,000 square foot exhibit hall. The disp ...


City of Gulfport - Splash Pads

  • Throughout Gulfport!
  • Gulfport, MS 39501
  • Phone: (228) 868-5881  |  Fax: (228) 868-5883

Gulfport Splash Pads:West Side Park Splash Pad offers a ¼ mile rubberized lighted walking track, pavilion, “KABOOM” playground equipment, shoofly, and a splash pad!  The 3,000 square foot splash pad offers a pirate-ship ...


City of Ocean Springs - Splash Pads

  • Throughout Ocean Springs!
  • Ocean Springs, MS 39564
  • Phone: (228) 875-4236

Fort Maurepas Park & Splash Pad is a great place for family & friends, a place to relax and have FUN!  The park features a life size bronze statue of Pierre LeMoyne, Sieur d'Iberville, a short stone wall on ...


Crooked Letter Brewing Company Tours

  • 1805 Government Street
  • Ocean Springs, MS 39564
  • Phone: (228) 238-1414

Welcome to Crooked Letter Brewing Company Tours, the MS Gulf Coast’s second local brewery! Take a tour of the facility which includes tastings of several Crooked Letter beers for those proving they are 21 or older, pleas ...


Friendship Oak Tree, The

  • The University of Southern Mississippi - Gulf Coast Campus
  • 730 East Beach Blvd
  • Long Beach, MS 39560
  • Phone: (228) 865-4500  |  Fax: (228) 865-4502

The Historic Friendship Oak Tree is located on the front lawn of the Southern Miss Gulf Coast campus in Long Beach. The Friendship Oak recently survived Hurricane Katrina, another in a long string of hurricanes that have ...


Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

  • 6005 Bayou Heron Road
  • Moss Point, MS 39562
  • Phone: (228) 475-7047

Grand Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve & Coastal Resource Center offers visitors all kinds of excitement out in the wild and in the interpretive center which offers interpretive exhibits and more. The res ...


Gulf Islands National Seashore Visitor Center & Campground

  • 3500 Park Road
  • Ocean Springs, MS 39564
  • Phone: (228) 230-4100  |  Fax: (228) 872-2954

While most of Gulf Islands National Seashore is located miles offshore, the Mississippi District Headquarters is located in Ocean Springs. The Davis Bayou Area is located south of Highway 90 east of downtown Ocean Spring ...


Hurricane Camille Memorial

  • Highway 90 & Bellman Street
  • Biloxi, MS 39530

The beautiful but somber Hurricane Camille Memorial is on the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer's Biloxi beachfront grounds. Katrina destroyed the church and damaged the memorial. The memorial is now repaired and serves a ...


Hurricane Katrina Carved Angels

  • Throughout Bay St. Louis!
  • Bay St. Louis, MS 39521

Drive through downtown Bay St. Louis and gaze upon "Heavenly Carved Wooden Angels”…what were once beautiful live oaks, but died due to Hurricane Katrina…are now works of art!  Chain-saw wood sculptor, Dayle K. Lewis from ...


Hurricane Katrina Memorial

  • Highway 90 & Main Street
  • Biloxi, MS 39530

Memorial dedicated to the MS Gulf Coast victims who perished in Hurricane Katrina - the worst natural disaster to hit the United States on August 29, 2005. The Memorial stands 12 feet tall, about the height of the water ...


Hurricane Katrina Tree Sculptures

  • Scenic Highway 90 - Mississippi Gulf Coast
  • Biloxi, MS 39530

Drive down Highway 90 and gaze upon dozens of what were once beautiful live oaks, but have since died due to Hurricane Katrina! Now you will see - Tree Trunks transformed into sculpted works of art! International award w ...


Long Beach Splash Pad

  • Harper McCaughn Town Green
  • 301 Jeff Davis Avenue
  • Long Beach, MS 39560

Long Beach Splash Pad offers children a fun and safe play to get their feet wet…and other parts!  Located on the Harper McCaughn Town Green – Jeff Davis Avenue!  Seasonal – Free! ...


Magnolia State Rocker – World’s Largest Rocking Chair

  • 11451 Canal Road
  • Gulfport, MS 39503
  • Phone: (228) 832-0079

Built in 1995 by the Dedeaux Family Furniture Factory as an advertisement, The Magnolia State Rocker, aka the "World’s Largest Rocking Chair” is 35’ tall and all handcrafted from southern pine.  On December 18, 2007, the ...


Marshall Jesus Sculpture

  • 438 Silver Ridge
  • Gulfport, MS 39507

Come out and view this very “spiritual” sculpture, the Marshall Jesus Sculpture, a tree trunk transformed into a sculpted work of art!  A tree that was damaged in Hurricane Katrina has brought new life in the form of a 6 ...


McDonald Park & Splash Pad

  • Washington Avenue
  • Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
  • Phone: (228) 342-3664

McDonald Park Splash Pad is a "cool" place for kids on the Gulf Coast!  The splash pad features water rings for children to walk through, and several toddler sprays. Activated by touch, water sprays for several minu ...


Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge & Visitor Center

  • 7200 Crane Lane
  • Gautier, MS 39553
  • Phone: (228) 497-6322  |  Fax: (228) 497-5407

Please note: Most of the Mississippi Sandhill Crane National Wildlife Refuge is off limit to the public due to the endangerment status of the birds and the wet pine savanna environment. However, there are a number o ...


MS Vietnam Veterans Memorial/USS Mississippi CGN 40 Main Mast & WWII/USS Tullibee Memorial

  • 3730 Bienville Blvd
  • Ocean Springs, MS 39564

The Mississippi Vietnam Veterans Memorial - a beautiful black granite memorial built in 1996. The memorial is a tribute to the men and women who served in the Vietnam War. Two black granite walls face each other, with th ...


Ocean Springs Bridge Mosaic Mural

  • Highway 90 & Front Beach
  • Ocean Springs, MS 39564

The Bridge Mosaic Mural is the longest mosaic in Mississippi - 120 feet long! Four large mosaic panel pieces, depicting the natural beauty of the Mississippi Gulf Coast make up this one-of-a-kind piece of art. The mosaic ...


Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art

  • 386 Beach Boulevard
  • Biloxi, MS 39530
  • Phone: (228) 374-5547  |  Fax: (228) 436-3641

Enjoy the art and architecture of the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, designed by Frank O. Gehry, Gehry Partners LLP. Located under majestic oaks on the beautiful Mississippi Sound,OOMA  features the ceramics of Ge ...


Pascagoula River Audubon Center

  • 7001 Frank Griffin Road
  • Moss Point, MS 39563
  • Phone: (228) 475-0825  |  Fax: (228) 475-0826

The Pascagoula River Audubon Center serves as a gateway to the longest free-flowing river in the lower 48 states where visitors can experience and learn about birds and wildlife throughout the year. The center also serve ...


Pass Christian Historical Society

  • 201 East Scenic Drive
  • Pass Christian, MS 39571
  • Phone: (228) 452-7254

The Pass Christian Historical Society strives to raise awareness of history in general, and to preserve and present the history of Pass Christian through research, records, archives, exhibitions, education, and celebrati ...


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