The town was founded in 1898, when William H. Hardy founded the Gulf and Ship Island Railroad to connect the area’s lumber mills to the coast. 

Dolphin Show 

Floral Separator
White Frame Corner
White Frame Corner
Floral Frame

The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies

These educational displays are inspired by the animals that the institute works with.  

Lynn Meadows Discovery Center

 Lynn Meadows is open to families who want to take part in performances, cooking, and camps with different themes. 

Gulf Islands Water Park 

Gulf Islands also boasts a lazy stream and a pool where parents and children can both enjoy it together 

Ship Island Excursion

on occasion, riders may see Atlantic Bottlenose dolphins swimming through the transparent waters of Gulf gulf.  

Stennis Space Center 

The INFINITY Science Center is a dedicated visitors area that features interactive exhibits about the history of Space Exploration