Attended a family wedding at the museum. We were able to walk around the grounds and enjoyed the interesting architecture. It was a gorgeous venue for a wedding.
I suppose living in London it is one of the worlds museum capitals and its done well, this is well, what can I say, lacking. The staff are friendly and approachable but there is little to see it left me wondering what all the fuss was about. This is listed as a top attraction i am glad i am not... More
We used our AAA discount so it didn't seem as overpriced. The museum is very well done;clean, adequate staff for questions, ample & informative brochures. I think an audio to accommodate the tour would be beneficial as well as the completion of the Pods which will add to the experience. Very interesting
What an odd, enchanting place! It was built to showcase the life and work of the "mad potter of biloxi" George Ohr, who was a creative genius in clay but completely ignored during his lifetime. It is spread out over several buildings -- both new and heritage, and the redesign has been overseen by Frank Gehry (yes, that Frank Gehry).... More
There's not a lot to do in Biloxi for the non-gambler This museum was definitely a find. The staff was helpful and well-informed. The gift store was interesting; the architecture fascinating, and there were several worthwhile exhibitions to see. But the star of the show is the pottery of George Ohr, the Mad Potter of Biloxi. Be sure to read... More
The Ohr work was interesting, but the collection was quite limited. The museum is working on a building where they will house the collection in the future, but when that future will be is unknown currently. The African-american collection was lame. The museum had a gallery for an artist showing, but this changes frequently.
We liked what we saw so far...looking forward to stopping again when the "silver pods" are finished. They will contain the permanent display of Ohr's work. If you are really into art and architecture it will only take 1-2 hours. We were there 1 hour. The view from the top of the welcome center was great. We have small children,... More
An interesting short stop; cool architecture attracts you to come inside! the pottery is beautiful. Special art shows also were unique, featuring Mississippi artists. Also enjoyed the Pleasant Reed Interpretive center on the grounds - the home of an ordinary former enslaved person typical of what life was like for so many families after the Civil War - it was... More
Such a cool story of the "Mad potter of Biloxi". Many folks seem to not like the design, but I think those people are not the type to enjoy this museum at all.
This small museum was recommended by a friend and well worth the short trip....the pottery was amazing and som was the art being shown this year....if nothing else the architecture of the museum itself is worth the admission
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