Replica ship ‘The Pinta’ returns to Biloxi in February

The Pinta

A replica of Christopher Columbus’ famous ship, the Pinta, will be open for dockside educational tours at Biloxi Schooner Pier next month.

The Pinta was the first ship to spot land in the ‘new world’ on October 12th, 1492. The Pinta tours as a sailing museum for the purpose of educating the public and students on the ‘Caravel,’ a Portuguese ship used by Columbus and many early explorers to discover the world.

The Pinta will be open February 10th to the 21st from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Self-guided tours are available without reservation. Adults are $8, Seniors $7 and students are $6.

Groups wishing to schedule a 30-minute guided tour should go to ninapinta.org. Tours need a minimum of 15 people with no maximum and it will cost $5 per person.

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