Strange Gators: The Legend Behind the ‘Bassigator’

Learn the 'legend' behind one of Abita Mystery House's odd creatures.

The Abita Mystery House, also known as the UCM Museum, is known for its quirky exhibits and weird creations. Inside the folk-art museum, guests will find thousands of strange things, such as homemade inventions and creepy exhibits.

Visitors can find the roadside attraction in Abita Springs. Owner and artist John Preble says he wants that “oh my” from his visitors, and there’s plenty of that waiting inside.

Preble tells us the story behind one of his odd and famous creations, “The Bassigator.”

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