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The Waveland Ground Zero Hurricane Museum

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Found this museum on a flyer in the Mardi Gras museum/tourist centre. The museum is housed in a... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Bletchley, United Kingdom
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History on Display

This museum had many items that were donated by survivors of this huge storm. Photos of before and... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
DeRidder, Louisiana
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335 Coleman Ave, Waveland, MS 39576-4123
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Found this museum on a flyer in the Mardi Gras museum/tourist centre. The museum is housed in a school building. Only building left on that street from Hurricane Katrina. It shows the waterline to where the standing water sat. Lots of pictures of the total...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

This museum had many items that were donated by survivors of this huge storm. Photos of before and after were displayed. An an amazing timeline indicating the position and size of Katrina. New Orleans may have had all the newscasts - but Waveland and Bay...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KJun2018
Reviewed 7 August 2018

If you are in the area this is a pretty cool spot to go see and check out. Neat how it shows the water level, and pictures from before and after Katrina.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank olemiss38
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely humbled and honored to be able to tour and learn more about the courage of the Waveland community after the Katrina disaster! Can’t wait to go back and tour again!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tracyowensjahn
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We visited here to find out more information about the impact and aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. We were simply awed by the information on display and the efforts of the volunteers that were on duty to help you understand what had happened. There were some...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Charlieandaustinsmum
Reviewed 21 March 2018

FREE Museum (donations accepted) and open just three days a week (Tues, Thurs, and Saturday) from 10-3pm. We spent about an hour. Recommend starting at the front door, not parking lot side door so you can truly follow the timeline of events before, during, after...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Elissa-mae92
Reviewed 4 March 2018

When Katrina happened, all we heard about on the news was New Orleans. Waveland is where the brunt of the storm hit. Whole communities were wiped out, and few people outside of the area knew that. An emotional. place to visit

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Elliott T
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

The small museum is very nice. The timeline along the wall is at the high water mark inside the building. It gives the visitor pictures and facts about the days before, during and after Katrina. So much was written about New Orleans that the rest...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JT321
Reviewed 20 August 2017

A nice little museum that interestingly displays the power of Hurricane Katrina and Camille. It's pretty small but it's free so there's nothing to lose. Bring your reading glasses-- most of the museum is newspaper articles to read, but there are some artifacts around.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Micah L
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

What a great place to visit. The city of Waveland looks great now, but take a step back in time at his great musuem. We had a gr3ar tour by one of young residents from Waveland who lived through the hurricane and rconstruction. It was...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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