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Alice Moseley Folk Art and Antique Museum

Historic Train Depot, 1928 Depot Way, Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520
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Type: Historic Sites, Museums
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I went to this museum with a group of friends a couple weeks ago. One friend had received an Alice Moseley print as a gift and wanted to visit the museum. I'm so glad we did!! We viewed the video of Miss Alice before going into the museum part. It's a very good video and gives a lot of background... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We happened up on this place. We really enjoyed our visit here. We had our 7 and 5 year olds with us. They even enjoyed looking around. The lady working here was very friendly. She shared the story of Alice Moseley with us. It was really neat. We even left and looked for the home she lived in. I recommend... More

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Mobile, Alabama
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The docent was a very friendly lady. The displays of some of the everyday items sure can take a person back in time. I am glad that the artworks are on display for the public to see.

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Victoria BC
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This little museum is a sweet stopover on the Gulf when exploring BSL. The collection is quaint and Alice's art is a treat to take in.

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Texas, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

My husband and I both commented that it was a more enjoyable experience than we were expecting. We visited with our children, and they were all well behaved because there were so many great things to see. Loved the video that played throughout.

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Cleveland, MS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

As a high school teacher of Mississippi Studies, I confess to never being aware of Alice Moseley or her eye catching folk art until my first visit to her museum. It opened a new awareness on my part to an obviously very important artist's catalog of work. Geri, the curator, was the essence of hostess, welcomer and museum guide. She... More

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Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

A very cool little museum, I loved taking my kids and you can buy a little something to take home with you for a great price. I will go back and take friends and family that come to visit us in Bay St Louis.

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Mississippi
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Wonderful museum above the train depot. Alice Moseley's art was beautiful and unique. Loved hearing all of the interesting stories about each painting. Can't believe that she didn't start painting until she was 65 years old! After hearing several stories about her it was evident that she must have been quite a character and that she was well loved! Wish... More

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new orleans
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Our original plans fell through and we found ourselves looking for something to do.So off we went to the Alice Mosely Folk Art& Antique Museum.How wonderful!!!! We also did not know of the artist and found her work to be so heartwarming.The lady,Geralyn I believe,knew every story behind each painting as well as the story of Alice Mosely and her... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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23 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

An unexpectedly long stop at the Bay Saint Louis welcome centre came about because of this art museum upstairs. We'd never heard of Alice Mosely but found her art unique and endearing. When the lady in the mueum walked us round to each painting and helped explain the meaning and stories behind them, it was a real immersion into her... More

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Tim M, Museum Founder at Alice Moseley Folk Art and Antique Museum, responded to this review

It is very heart warming to receive such a wonderful review in what I believe was the first week of our operation at the depot. My mom was a smart,funny and creative lady and, as she told a group of us before her death," In my Museum,I WILL BE TELLING MY STORIES AND MAKING PEOPLE LAUGH LONG AFTER YOU ARE... More

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