The MSMC Gears Up for First Field Trip!
The GenSea initiative through the University of Southern Mississippi is bringing a group of engineering students to tour the Maritime Center, following a tour of the Ingalls shipyard. They will use our facility to discuss the Go Blue initiative and the maritime workforce. We are excited about hosting this group of bright young future engineers!
Donate Your Boat!
We are looking for small craft boats to use as framework for future wooden boat building classes, and we need your help!
Your tax deductible donation will help our mission to engage the future of Mississippi’s shipbuilding heritage!
We are selling our catboat to support the Maritime Center!
Mississippi Shipbuilding & Maritime Center
gets great coverage from WLOX!
Maritime Center Displays
Are Now Open!
Our maritime team has transformed our Activity Center and 3,000 Sq Ft of open space into a wooden boat, maritime design, interpretive approach. Our exhibit displays will provide transformative experiences for visitors –
Summer Camp ‑Shipbuilding!
“2 for 1! While visiting your new maritime center,
also check out the Magnolia Pier directly across the street!
Maritime Community Party! Float Your Boat!
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Our commitment to our community’s GO BLUE maritime workforce continues!
We hosted NOAA’s hiring event last Thursday in our conference room to huge success. We had double the foot traffic of the Gulfport event two days prior! Seven candidates were hired on the spot, with several more candidates beginning the process of being hired at the event.
The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the designation of 18 new communities across the United States as American World War II Heritage Cities with one Mississippi city making the list.
Pascagoula has been honored for its role in assisting the U.S. during World War II. The Coastal Mississippi city was known for its defense production for wartime efforts — specifically ocean-going barges that were manufactured by Ingalls Shipbuilding.
Do you possess a maritime item or trinket sitting in an obscure place like your attic or garage? Our exhibit displays need some local POP!
We would love your donation or loan to showcase our community’s passion for maritime history! Our Mississippi Shipbuilding and Maritime Center (formerly Mississippi Maritime Museum) is preparing many Jackson County, MS maritime shipbuilding and historical displays. Our first phase of exhibits grand opening is just around the corner! Please consider donating or loaning us your special possession.