Q: How long does it take to go through the museum? 

A: It is a self-guided museum, so time spent can vary. We do suggest at least an hour for your visit. 


Q: Where can I park? 

A: Parking is available in downtown Ocean Springs. Visitors may also park behind the museum off of Joseph Street next to the Ocean Springs Police Substation. 


Q: Can I bring my dog? 

A: The museum does not allow pets inside the building. Only authorized service animals are allowed inside. 


Q: Is the museum "kid-friendly"?

A: Yes! Walter Anderson's artwork is fun and engaging for all ages! We even have an art room where kids ages 0-100 are encouraged to explore art making. 

Q: Is the Museum wheelchair accessible?

A: Yes! The museum is on a single floor and all entries are wheelchair accessible. 

Q: What are your hours of operation?
A: WAMA hours are Monday-Saturday 10-5PM and closed on Sundays. We do have special events that extend outside regular hours. Please check out our EVENTS page for details. 

Q: Does the artwork change?
A: Yes! We have multiple new and exciting exhibitions throughout the year. Click Exhibitions to see whats on view. 

Q: Can I book a tour?

A: Yes! You can check out the details and book a tour by filling out a tour form here. Book a Tour

Q: Are there restaurants nearby?

A: Yes! Downtown Ocean Springs has numerous restaurants and shops in walking distance of the museum. 

Q: How do I get to the museum?

A: Here is a google maps link to help you find us! Find Walter Anderson Museum of Art!

Q: Need an appraisal?
A: Please visit the American Society of Appraisers website for an appraiser that will fit your needs:  https://www.appraisers.org/find-an-appraiser  

If you have any questions not listed on this page please email: membership@walterandersonmuseum.org


Walter Inglis Anderson

C. 1960

Waltercolor on Paper

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Purchase

The Museum and its programs are supported in part by the City of Ocean Springs and Jackson County. Support is also provided in part by funding from the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.


Monday - Saturday: 11AM-5PM 

Sunday: 1-5PM

Holiday closings: New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Adults: $10

AAA / Military / Seniors / Students (with ID): $8

Children (5-15): $5

Free for members; free ages 5 and under; free to shop


510 Washington Avenue,
Ocean Springs, MS, 39564

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Artwork reproduction courtesy of the Family of Walter Anderson.