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L & N Historic Train Depot

1928 Depot Way, Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520-4548
+1 800-466-9048
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Alice Mosley Art

Visited this museum to see Mardi Gras costume display and the art work of Alice Mosley. Both were... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bette B L
,
El Paso
via mobile
Worth a Visit

Others have mentioned the Carter Church Mardi Gras costumes on display and the Alice Mosley folk... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
John B
,
Little Rock, Arkansas
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The beautiful Bay St. Louis train depot, built in 1928, houses the visitors center, where visitors can get information about businesses and attractions in the Bay St. Louis area, the Mardi Gras Museum, featuring beautiful Mardi Gras costumes and the Alice Moseley Folk Art and Antique Museum. The depot itself is set in a park like setting featuring many Live Oak trees, picnic tables, benches, and a walking path. Duck food can be purchased in the visitor center and many ducks and geese are waiting to be fed at the duck pond on the depot grounds. There is a lot to do and enjoy at the depot and to learn the history of this building and of the difficulties experienced in earlier times maintaining a railroad across the nearby Honey Island Swamp. The Alice Moseley Museum is an entertainment venue as much as it is a Museum and visitors to see Miss Alice usually leave the Museum with a smile on their face and a love of Alice Moseley in their hearts.
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1928 Depot Way, Bay Saint Louis, MS 39520-4548
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+1 800-466-9048
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited this museum to see Mardi Gras costume display and the art work of Alice Mosley. Both were excellent. Especially enjoyed the art work. The docent, Donna, made this a very memorable experience. She was so knowledgeable about Alice and her work that she made...More

Thank Bette B L
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Others have mentioned the Carter Church Mardi Gras costumes on display and the Alice Mosley folk art upstairs. Seems like the reviews for this and the Alice Mosley Folk Art & Museum ought to be combined since they're in the same building. Be sure to...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 2 March 2017

If you are an historic train depot fan, you might like this restored depot from the 1920's. Although there is little train memorabilia on display, the building, location and train traffic were rewarding. Currently on display are Mardi Gras costumes by designer Carter Church (stunning),...More

1  Thank GinNBerry
Reviewed 3 February 2017

A small museum, but worth the stop. Mardi Gras original Costumes, some Mississippi Blues History from the 30's up to B B King. The upstairs has the Folk Artist Alice Mosley Art work on display.

Thank grandmathreet
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is an average museum depicting the charm of an old south train depot. The depot lobby displays change during the year and when I visited it was the Mardi Gras season, thus appropriately decorated with that theme. The staff is super friendly and knowledgeable...More

Thank Mike-TTME
Reviewed 19 January 2017

There are some great exhibits in the Depot. Events are held there from time to time. The building was renovated and repaired in 2006-7. Very close to downtown Bay St Louis. Worth stopping by to see this beautiful old building with a new purpose and...More

Thank Theresa P
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This depot was featured in the movie, This Property Is Condemned--a Tennessee Williams' classic. I had to check it out! Not much info about the movie inside, but beautiful Mardi Gras costumes on display and some history about the depot and Katrina destruction.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Worth seeing for the local culture if this is your type of thing. Well laid out and tastefully done.

Thank Aaron Y
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

A great museum and train station. Lots to see and its well laid out and kept up well. Busy with a tour bus crowd but staff handled them well.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Visited on a rainy day on a whim. Old L&N Depot that serves as a Museum for the paintings of folk artist Alice Mosely. Nice place to go in a pretty town.

Thank L D
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