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Alice Moseley Folk Art and Antique Museum

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Address: Historic Train Depot, 1928 Depot Way, Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
Phone Number: 2284679223
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Alice Moseley loved this depot and loved all the beautiful Live Oak trees...

Alice Moseley loved this depot and loved all the beautiful Live Oak trees that surround it and she would have been delighted that her beautiful folk art and her son's antiques have such a wonderful home. The Museum contains over 50 of Alice Moseley's original paintings and Tim Moseley's lifetime collection of art pottery, majolica, glass and primitive furniture. Playing at all times in the Museum is Alice Moseley on her DVD telling her stories and displaying for our visitors the unique and funny and talented person that she was. The Alice Moseley Museum is a Museum, but it is also an entertainment venue. Come to the Alice Moseley Museum and you will leave with a smile on your face and a love of an old lady whose favorite saying was, "Your reach should always exceed your grasp." She is still reaching out to you. Come see her Museum while you are in Bay St. Louis. Admission free. Museum Curator Geri Bleau will show you around.

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Worth a stop... Hospitality & History make for a great experience...

The staff (volunteers) who operate this museum are SO FRIENDLY. We stopped while riding bikes around downtown BSL w/the kids. I knew they'd be polite and enjoy the visit and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Sun_Peace_Shine
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Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi

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Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff (volunteers) who operate this museum are SO FRIENDLY. We stopped while riding bikes around downtown BSL w/the kids. I knew they'd be polite and enjoy the visit and looking at the art, but I didn't know how much they'd take away from it and how much fun they would have. Let them explore. Look for the dog. Listen... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Great paintings. Love the titles that she put on the paintings. lots of paintings to see. Great old building .

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Thank Janbo47
Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

i go here often. i love here art it is a range of styles and her life story is very interesting. the women that runs the museum does so out of respect and love of Mrs Alice. if coming to Bay St Louis this is a must see

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Thank bekalee
Conway, Arkansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Great place to stop for information about the Gulf Coast area (including rentals, maps of walking tours, etc.) Also on the first floor are costumes from the annual Mardi Gras festivities. The museum is upstairs, and the volunteer (or curator?) who showed us around was informative and entertaining. We were very glad we had taken the time to find this... More 

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Thank Elaine W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This museum was just a stop in wandering down Hwy 90 across the Gulf. There is a Mardi Gras museum in the Welcome Center and the hostess mentioned there was a folk art museum upstairs. We strolled up there after seeing the Mardi Gras costumes and there was a great surprise. This woman with a GREAT sense of humor (Alice... More 

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Metairie, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Very nice museum that is off the beaten path. The story of Alice Moseley and her folk art was very interesting.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

The art work and items in the museum are definitely worth the visit. I had never heard of Alice Mosely, but based on the videos of interviews with her, she was quite a character. And I loved her art - bought two prints to bring home. One for me and one for a gift.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Very interesting place with lots of folk art, costumes artifacts and such. Lovely and knowledgeable docents. A must-see place while in Bay Saint Louis.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Purely by chance we ended up at the Bay St. Louis Visitor's Center. We are glad we made the stop. The folk art of Alice Moseley is entertaining, witty and pretty in its own way. We had never heard of her before nor seen her work but now we understand her popularity among those who appreciate folk art. The museum... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

This is a wonderful museum. Very interesting artwork. Also some others things from back in the day. The lady that was working there was very sweet and informative . We learned a lot about Alice Mosely and her artwork.

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