List of museums in Mississippi

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This list of museums in Mississippi encompasses museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

Mississippi has a relatively large number of museums focused on Blues music (noted under "Music" in the type column of the table below).

The "Regions" column in the table refers to regional areas with boundaries used by the Mississippi Convention and Visitors Bureau (but with neutral names), as described in the "Regions" section below.

To use the sortable table, click on the icons at the top of each column to sort that column in alphabetical order; click again for reverse alphabetical order. Museums focusing on ethnic or racial groups are sorted as "Ethnic-[Name]".

Name Location County Region Type Notes
1927 Flood Museum Greenville Washington Delta Local history History of the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927[1]
Africa House YA Providence Educultural Resource Museum & Gallery Natchez Adams Southwest Ethnic - African American Open by appointment, includes paintings, artifacts, carvings, videos, tools, photographs of European enslavement forts, instruments, traveling exhibits[2]
African American Military History Museum Hattiesburg Forrest Southeast Ethnic - African American / Military 150 years of African-American military history; artifacts, photos and displays; has extensive set of Spanish–American War medals
Alice Moseley Folk Art and Antique Museum Bay St. Louis Hancock Southeast Art Home and art of folk artist Alice Moseley
American Contract Bridge League Museum Horn Lake DeSoto North Sports website, exhibits on Civil War, African-American history, renovated cabin, Jerry Lee Lewis
Amory Regional Museum Amory Monroe North Local history website
Auburn Natchez Adams Southwest Historic house Built about 1812; red brick mansion
B.B. King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center Indianola Sunflower Southeast Biographical, Blues - Music Features displays on B.B. King and the cotton gin where he worked and other Blues musicians from the Delta website
Beauvoir Biloxi Harrison Southeast Biographical Historic house that includes the Jefferson Davis Presidential Library
Bench Mark Works Motorcycle Museum & Campground Sturgis Oktibbeha East central Transportation - Motorcycles Website, pre-1970 Bench Mark Works motorcycles
Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum Vicksburg Warren Southwest Commodity - Coca Cola Website, Coca-Cola history and memorabilia
Biloxi Lighthouse Biloxi Harrison Southeast Maritime 1848 lighthouse open for tours
Biloxi Mardi Gras Museum Biloxi Harrison Southeast History Located in the Magnolia Hotel, costumes, photographs and memorabilia of carnival celebrations along the coast
Black History Gallery McComb Pike Southwest Ethnic - African American Displays African American pictures, books and historical materials[3]
Boler's Inn Museum Union Newton East central Historic site information, information
“Boo” Ferriss Baseball Museum Cleveland Bolivar Delta Biographical Life of baseball great Dave Ferriss,[4] located in the Crawford Center of Delta State University[5]
Brices Cross Roads National Battlefield Site Baldwyn Lee North Military Civil War battlefield and visitor's center with exhibits
Busted Wrench Garage Museum Gulfport Harrison Southeast Transportation website, free classic and vintage car museum and with assorted other vehicles
Camp Van Dorn World War II Museum Centreville Wilkinson Southwest Military website, history of Camp Van Dorn, training camp for 40,000 soldiers in World War II from 1942-1945; has sections on the town of Centreville, the camp, and the war
Canton Movie Museums Canton Madison Southwest Media website, two museums about films made in the area, one about the film A Time to Kill, one about My Dog Skip
Canton Multicultural Center & Museum Canton Madison Southwest Ethnic - African American Website
Canton Train Museum Canton Madison Southwest Railroad website, historic train depot
Catfish Museum and Welcome Center Belzoni Humphreys Delta Industry Exhibits on the farm-raised catfish industry, also local art
Causeyville General Store and Mill Meridian Lauderdale East central History photos, general store from about 1895, gristmill, mechanical music museum, country memorabilia[6]
Center for Marine Education and Research Gulfport Harrison Southeast Natural history Part of the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies, interactive exhibits, life-size replicas of sea creatures, touch tanks and aquariums, requires reservations
Century of History Museum Greenville Washington Delta Ethnic - Jewish website, at the Hebrew Union Temple, Jewish history in the Delta region
Center for the Study of Southern Culture - Gammill Gallery Oxford Lafayette North Culture Exhibits of documentary photography of the American South
Charles H. Templeton, Sr. Music Museum Starkville Oktibbeha East central Music website, part of the Mitchell Memorial Library at MSU, musical instruments, recordings and sheet music
Charles W. Capps, Jr. Archives and Museum Cleveland Bolivar Delta Multiple website, part of Delta State University, changing exhibits of history and culture from its collections and traveling exhibits
Clinton Community Nature Center Clinton Hinds Southwest Nature center website, museum/education building, 33 acres (130,000 m2) of woodland, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) of walking trails, labeled native trees and flowers
Choctaw Museum Choctaw Neshoba East central Ethnic - Native American Website, history and culture of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians
Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center Corinth Alcorn North Military website, part of Shiloh National Military Park
Crossroads Museum Corinth Alcorn North Local history website, housed in a railroad depot, includes local, railroad and Civil War history, Coca-Cola memorabilia and drink machines[7]
Cullis & Gladys Wade Clock Museum Starkville Oktibbeha East central Horology website, part of the Mississippi State University, American clocks and watches, located in the lobby of the Mississippi State University Welcome Center
Deason Home Ellisville Jones Southeast Historic house Open by appointment with the Tallahala Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution[8][9]
Delta Blues Museum Clarksdale Coahoma Delta Music - Blues Blues music and performers
Delta State University Sculpture Garden Cleveland Bolivar Delta Art website, showcases the work of regional and national sculptors
DeSoto County Museum Hernando DeSoto North Local history website, exhibits on Civil War, African-American history, renovated cabin, Jerry Lee Lewis
Dunleith Natchez Adams Southwest Historic house Antebellum mansion estate with outbuildings
Dunn-Seiler Geology Museum Starkville Oktibbeha East central Geology website, part of the Mississippi State University, rocks, minerals, fossils and meteorites
E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center Greenville Washington Delta Art Operated by the Greenville Arts Council, features Roger D. Malkin Gallery that hosts six to eight exhibitions per year featuring local, regional, and national artists, and the Delta Children’s Museum Pavilion with an Armitage Herschell carousel[10]
Elvis Presley Birthplace Tupelo Lee North Biographical Includes the birthplace home and museum of Elvis Presley, and a chapel
Emmett Till Historic Intrepid Center Glendora Tallahatchie Delta Ethnic - African American website, story of murder of Emmett Till and local African American culture and history
Ethel Wright Mohamed Stitchery Museum Belzoni Humphreys Delta Art website, stitched memory pictures representative of Mississippi Delta family life. Some of her pieces are in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution
Eudora Welty House Jackson Hinds Southwest Historic house Home of author Eudora Welty
French Camp Historic Area French Camp Choctaw East central Open air website, includes 1846 log cabin, visitors center, crafts and sorghum mill, antebellum home
F.W. Williams Home Meridian Lauderdale East central Historic house 1886 Victorian period home[11]
G.I. Museum Ocean Springs Jackson Southeast Military website, almost entirely devoted to World War II, includes uniformed mannequins, period weapons, a 1943 Jeep and home-front items
Gallery 130 Oxford Lafayette North Art website, located in Meek Hall, operated by the Art Department of the University of Mississippi, exhibitions by undergraduate and graduate students
Gateway to the Blues Visitors Center and Museum Tunica Tunica Delta Music Located in a historic depot, history of how The Blues was born and the role Tunica played in building the genre’s legacy[12]
Grand Gulf Military Park Port Gibson Claiborne Southwest Historic site Civil War battle site, includes museum, historic buildings, cemetery, observation tower
Grand Village of the Natchez Indians Natchez Adams Southwest Archaeology - Native American Site of a ceremonial mound center for the Natchez tribe from 1200-1730; Museum, reconstructed mounds and a dwelling
Greene County Museum Leakesville Greene Southeast Local history Former courthouse built about 1939, features local history and prehistoric Indian artifacts[13]
Greenville Air Force Base Museum Greenville Washington Delta Aviation Located on the second floor of the Mid-Delta Regional Airport, history of Greenville Air Force Base[1]
Greenville History Museum Greenville Washington Delta Local history website
Greenwood Blues Heritage Museum & Gallery Greenwood Leflore Delta Music - Blues Exhibits on Robert Johnson and other central Delta blues artists[14]
Grenada Historical Museum Grenada Grenada North Local history Located in City Hall, includes Coca-Cola display[15]
Grenada Lake Visitors Center Museum Grenada Grenada North Natural history website, animal displays, lake history, wildlife scenes, informational videos, a telescope overlook point
Gulf Islands National Seashore Visitor Center Ocean Springs Jackson Southeast Natural history William M. Colmer Visitor Center for barrier islands in Mississippi, has exhibits, nature trails, ranger programs, campground and picnic areas
Hattiesburg Area Historical Society Museum Hattiesburg Forrest Southeast Local history website, housed in the Hattiesburg Cultural Center
Highway 61 Blues Museum Leland Washington Delta Music - Blues website
Historic Jefferson College Washington Adams Southwest Education First educational institution of higher learning in Mississippi
Hartley Peavey Visitor Center Meridian Lauderdale East central Music Memorabilia related to Peavey Electronics and its notable users of its guitars, amplifiers and keyboards[16]
Holland Museum Brookhaven Lincoln Southwest History Replica of country store with items used in yesteryear, open by appointment[17]
Holliday Haven Aberdeen Monroe North Historic house Restored Greek Revival mansion built about 1850, with original furnishings and memorabilia
Holloway-Polk House Prentiss Jefferson Davis South Historic house website, restored southern plantation home built circa. 1864 - the only surviving continuously lived-in antebellum home in Jefferson Davis County[18]
House on Ellicott's Hill Natchez Adams Southwest Historic house Owned by the Natchez Garden Club, restored late 18th-century house
Howlin' Wolf Museum West Point Clay East central Music - Blues / Biography website, includes artifacts of Howlin' Wolf, the Black Prairie Region, Big Joe Williams, Bukka White, located in the Friday House[19]
Humphreys County Cultural Museum Belzoni Humphreys Delta African American website
Ida B. Wells Barnett Museum Holly Springs Marshall North African American website, contributions of Africans And African Americans in the fields of history, art and culture
INFINITY Science Center Hancock Hancock Southeast Aerospace Interactive space exhibits, tours of America's largest rocket engine test complex
Institute of Southern Jewish Life Natchez Natchez Adams Southwest Ethnic - Jewish Guided tours of 1843 Temple B'nai Israel, formerly known as the Museum for Southern Jewish Life
Institute of Southern Jewish Life Utica Utica Hinds Southwest Ethnic - Jewish Currently closed and relocating, features objects from disbanded congregations across the region
International Museum of Muslim Cultures Jackson Hinds Southwest Ethnic website, Islamic history and culture, contributions of Muslims
Jackson Public Fire Safety Education Center and Fire Museum Jackson Hinds Southwest Firefighting website, collection includes a 19th-century uniform; fire engines, pictures, communication equipment and records[20]
Jacqueline House Museum Vicksburg Warren Southwest Ethnic - African American website, collection includes artifacts, art archives, photography and audio/visual materials, open by appointment
Jaketown Museum Belzoni Humphreys Delta Archaeology Artifacts from the Jaketown Site[21]
Jerry Clower Museum Liberty Amite Southwest Biographical Mementos of humorist Jerry Clower, open by appointment[22]
Jim Henson Delta Boyhood Exhibit Leland Washington Delta Biographical Childhood of puppeteer Jim Henson, who grew up in Leland, and the creation of Kermit the Frog and the Muppets[23][24]
Jimmie Rodgers Museum Meridian Lauderdale East central Biographical Memorabilia associated with Jimmie Rodgers (country singer), "The father of country music"
John Grisham Room Starkville Oktibbeha East central Biographical website, part of the Mitchell Memorial Library at MSU, exhibit and papers of author John Grisham
John Ford Home Sandy Hook Marion Southeast Historic house Built about 1805, the oldest frontier style structure in the Pearl River Valley, operated by the Marion County Historical Society
Kate Freeman Clark Art Gallery Holly Springs Marshall North Art website, works by local artist Kate Freeman Clark
Kate Lobrano House Bay St. Louis Hancock Southeast Historic house website, operated by the Hancock County Historical Society, 1896 shotgun cottage with turn-of-the-century period rooms, photographs of Hancock County, ancient Indian artifacts
Kemper County Historical Museum De Kalb Kemper East central Local history [25]
Key Brothers Aviation Exhibit Meridian Lauderdale East central Aviation Located in the Meridian Regional Airport, photo exhibit commemorates Meridian’s Key brothers and area aviation history[26]
Kosciusko Museum and Visitors Center Kosciusko Attala East central Local history [27]
Kossuth Museum Corinth Alcorn North Local history [28]
Lake Hills Motor Bike Museum Corinth Alcorn North Transportation Website, motorcycles
Landrum's Country Homestead and Village Laurel Jones Southeast Open air website, re-creation of a late 1800s settlement with over 50 buildings and displays on 10 acres (40,000 m2)
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art Laurel Jones Southeast Art Collection includes 19th and 20th century American art, 19th century European art, English Georgian silver, Native American basketry and Japanese Ukiyo-e woodblock prints
Lawrence County Regional History Museum Monticello Lawrence Southwest Local history Located on the bottom floor of the Civic Center[29]
Lois Dowdle Cobb Museum of Archaeology Starkville Oktibbeha East central Archaeology Website, part of the Mississippi State University, artifacts from ancient Middle East and the Southeastern United States, Central and South America, Greece, Rome, and eastern Europe
Longwood Natchez Adams Southwest Historic house Built 1860-61 (and never finished); a National Historic Landmark; largest octagonal house in North America, features Oriental-inspired architecture
Lower Mississippi River Museum Vicksburg Warren Southwest Maritime Exhibits include steamboats and transportation, commerce, life along the river, floods, natural and military history
Lucille Parker Art Gallery Hattiesburg Forrest Southeast Art Website, part of William Carey University
Lynn Meadows Discovery Center Gulfport Harrison Southeast Children's website
Magnolia Hall Natchez Adams Southwest Historic house Owned by the Natchez Garden Club, mid 19th-century mansion, features a collection of pilgrimage costumes, dolls
The Magnolias (Aberdeen, Mississippi) Aberdeen Monroe North Historic house website, 1850s Greek Revival mansion
Manship House Museum Jackson Hinds Southwest Historic house Restored antebellum middle-class home, operated by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Marie Hull Gallery Raymond Hinds Southwest Art website, part of Hinds Community College, regional and local exhibitions in a variety of media
Marion County Museum Columbia Marion Southeast Local history Operated by the Marion County Historical Society, pioneer and Native American artifacts, military memorabilia, historic photos[30]
Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum Biloxi Harrison Southeast Industry - Maritime Displays include shrimping, oystering, recreational fishing, wetlands, managing marine resources, charter boats, marine blacksmithing, wooden boat building, netmaking, catboats/Biloxi skiff
Marshall County Historical Museum Holly Springs Marshall North Local history website, includes antiques, dolls and doll houses, clothing, tools, household items
Martin & Sue King Railroad Heritage Museum Cleveland Bolivar Delta Railroad website, includes railroad artifacts, model train layout
McComb Historic Railroad Museum McComb Pike Southwest Railway Railroad artifacts, equipment, photos
McRaven House Vicksburg Warren Southwest Historic house Plantation house with furnishings from three periods
Melrose Natchez Adams Southwest Historic house Pre-Civil War estate, part of Natchez National Historical Park
Meridian Museum of Art Meridian Lauderdale East central Art
Meridian Railroad Museum Meridian Lauderdale East central Railroad Historic railroad cars
Merrehope Meridian Lauderdale East central Historic house 20 room Victorian mansion
Military Memorial Museum Brookhaven Lincoln Southwest Military [17]
Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Museum Jackson Hinds Southwest Multiple website, open air museum about the state agriculture and forestry industry including farmers, loggers, sawmill workers, agricultural aviators, Mississippi 4-H Museum[31]
Mississippi Armed Forces Museum Hattiesburg Forrest Southeast Military Located at Camp Shelby
Mississippi Entomological Museum Starkville Oktibbeha East central Natural history website, part of the Mississippi State University, displays on insects and other entomological subjects in the foyer of the Clay Lyle Entomology Building
Mississippi Governor's Mansion Jackson Hinds Southwest Historic house
Mississippi Industrial Heritage Museum Meridian Lauderdale East central Technology Located in the Soulé Steam Feed Works, steam engines
Mississippi John Hurt Museum Carrollton Carroll Delta Music - Blues / Historic house website, bluesman John Hurt's shanty home, open by appointment
Mississippi Museum of Art Jackson Hinds Southwest Art Features over 4,000 works by Mississippi artists, includes paintings by American, Mississippi and British painters as well as photographs, collage artworks and sculptures
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Jackson Hinds Southwest Natural history Located in Lefleur's Bluff State Park
Mississippi Music Museum Hazlehurst Copiah Southwest Local history Located in the historic depot, showcases all MS-born types of music including blues, country and rock'n'roll[32][33]
Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame Jackson Hinds Southwest Hall of fame - Music Located in the Jackson–Evers International Airport
Mississippi Petrified Forest Flora Madison Southwest Natural history Grounds have a nature trail among petrified logs in addition to museum with petrified wood and fossils
Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Jackson Hinds Southwest Hall of fame - Sports Features touch-screen kiosks, hands-on exhibits, collection of items, interviews, and film footage of state athletes, home of the Conerly Trophy
Mississippi State University Galleries Starkville Oktibbeha East central Art website, exhibits of art, architecture, design and decorative arts in several gallery locations
Mitchell Farms Collins Covington Southeast Agriculture Restored farm buildings on a working farm; Website
Monmouth Plantation Natchez Adams Southwest Historic house Tours of the restored early 19th-century plantation house, now an inn
Mount Locust Inn Natchez Adams Southwest Historic building information, Mississippi's only remaining frontier inn, part of the Natchez Trace Parkway
Municipal Art Gallery of Jackson Jackson Hinds Southwest Art website, contemporary art gallery
Museum of the Mississippi Delta Greenwood Leflore Delta Multiple website, art, archaeology, agriculture, antiques and animals
Natchez Museum of African Art and Heritage Natchez Adams Southwest Ethnic - African American Run by the Natchez Association for the Preservation of Afro-American Culture[34][35]
Natchez National Historical Park Natchez Adams Southwest Historic house Includes the William Johnson House, owned by a free African American barber, and the 19th century Melrose estate
Neshoba County-Philadelphia Historical Museum Philadelphia Neshoba East central Local history [36]
North Delta Museum Friars Point Coahoma Delta Local history Includes pioneer, Civil War and American Indian artifacts[37]
Noxubee County Historical Society Museum Macon Noxubee East central Local history [38]
Oakes African American Cultural Center Yazoo City Yazoo Delta Ethnic - African American [39]
Oaks Museum Jackson Hinds Southwest Historic house Mid 19th century period house
Ohr-O'Keefe Museum Of Art Biloxi Harrison Southeast Art Features pottery of George Ohr, dedicated to the ceramics of George E. Ohr
Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum Starkville Oktibbeha East central Local history website
Old Depot Museum (Vicksburg) Vicksburg Warren Southwest Multiple website, also known as Vicksburg Battlefield Museum, models and a film about the Battle of Vicksburg, HO, N, and O scale model train layouts, river and military boat model, miniature cars,
Old Capitol Museum Jackson Hinds Southwest History Former state capitol building
Old Court House Museum Vicksburg Warren Southwest Local history Built about 1858, local history museum with antiques, Civil War artifacts, decorative arts, local memorabilia
Old Number One Firehouse Museum Greenville Washington Delta Firefighting Former cotton-factoring office (built about 1923) converted into a firehouse in 1931; old equipment, hands-on displays, children's dress-up area[1]
Oren Dunn City Museum Tupelo Lee North Open air Includes local history museum, Tupelo Veterans Museum, 1870s dogtrot cabin, church and school, two fire trucks, 1948 Lee County Book Mobile, Memphis trolley car turned local eatery Dudie's Diner, and Frisco Caboose[40][41]
Pearl River Community College Museum Poplarville Pearl River Southeast Local history website, college history, Native American artifacts
Pemberton's Headquarters Vicksburg Warren Southwest Historic house Part of Vicksburg National Military Park, headquarters for Confederate General John C. Pemberton during most of the 47 day siege of Vicksburg
Pleasant Reed House Biloxi Harrison Southeast African American Operated by appointment with the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum Of Art, exhibits on area African-American history
Rankin County Historical Museum Brandon Rankin Southwest Local history website, operated by the Rankin County Historical Society, includes a store, house and post office
Robert Johnson Blues Museum Crystal Springs Copiah Southwest Music - Blues website, blues and local history
Rock & Blues Museum Clarksdale Coahoma Delta Music - Blues and Rock 'n' Roll Website, music memorabilia from the 1920s through the 1970‘s
Rosalie Natchez Adams Southwest Historic house Built about 1820, National Historic Landmark Federal-style house
Rosemont Plantation Woodville Wilkinson Southwest Historic house Family home of Jefferson Davis
Rowan Oak Oxford Lafayette North Historic house Home of author William Faulkner
Sam B. Olden Yazoo Historic Museum Yazoo City Yazoo Delta Local history Located in the Triangle Cultural Center[39]
Sam Wilhite Transportation Museum West Point Clay East central Transportation website, area transportation history, includes model railroad display
Scranton Museum Pascagoula Jackson Southeast Maritime website, 70 foot shrimp boat including a wheelhouse, galley, shrimping TED, net display, bunkroom, wetlands diorama, and three aquariums
Scranton Nature Center Pascagoula Jackson Southeast Natural history website
Seabee Heritage Center Gulfport Harrison Southeast Military / Maritime Website, history of the Seabees, located in the Naval Construction Battalion Center
Smith Robertson Museum Jackson Hinds Southwest Ethnic - African American website, site of Jackson's first school for African-Americans, displays history and achievements of African-American Mississippians
Stanton Hall Natchez Adams Southwest Historic house 1857 mansion with Natchez antiques and many original furnishings
Stephen D. Lee Home and Museum Columbus Lowndes East central Historic house Mid 19th-century house, includes Florence McLeod Hazard Museum with Civil War collections and local history artifacts
Strawberry Plains Audubon Center Holly Springs Marshall North Multiple website, nature center and historic antebellum Davis House open for tours
Tishomingo County Archives and History Museum Iuka Tishomingo North Local history Website, operated by the Tishomingo County Historical & Genealogical Society
Tunica Museum Tunica Tunica Delta Local history Includes area natural history, Tunica people, social history, agriculture, casinos
Tunica RiverPark Tunica Resorts Tunica Delta Multiple website, includes the Mississippi River Museum about the natural, cultural and maritime history of the Mississippi River, aquariums, observation platform, nature trail and river cruise
Tupelo Automobile Museum Tupelo Lee North Automotive Over 100 antique, classic and collectible automobiles
Union County Heritage Museum New Albany Union North Multiple website, complex includes local history museum with changing exhibits of art and culture, a caboose, country store, jail cell, doctor’s office, blacksmith shop and barn
University of Mississippi Museum Oxford Lafayette North Multiple Includes fine art, Greek & Roman antiquities, folk art, scientific instruments
USM Museum of Art Hattiesburg Forrest Southeast Art Website, part of University of Southern Mississippi
USS Cairo Museum Vicksburg Warren Southwest Ship museum Restored Union ironclad gunboat raised after a century, contains artifacts found on board, part of Vicksburg National Military Park
Uzebek Museum Brookhaven Lincoln Southwest Ethnic Open by appointment, culture of Uzebekistan[17]
Verandah-Curlee House Corinth Alcorn North Historic house 1857 Greek Revival mansion, tours by appointment[42]
Veterans Memorial Museum Laurel Jones Southeast Military Includes books, newspapers, and documents from all war eras and over 100 movies and documentaries[43]
Vicksburg National Military Park Vicksburg Warren Southwest Military Includes visitor center with exhibits, 1,330 monuments and markers, a 16-mile tour road, a restored Union gunboat, and a National Cemetery
Walter Anderson Museum of Art Ocean Springs Jackson Southeast Art Works of Walter Inglis Anderson, adjoins the community center where Anderson painted in the 1950s
West End Hose Company No. 3 Museum & Fire Education Center Biloxi Harrison Southeast Firefighting website, historic firefighting tools and equipment, educational fire prevention center for children
Wilkinson County Museum Woodville Wilkinson Southwest Local history website, website, includes exhibits on Lester Young, William Grant Still, Anne Moddy and Scott Dunbar, and local folk art
Winterville Mounds and Museum Greenville Washington Delta Archaeology - Native American One of the largest Indian mound groups in the Mississippi Valley
Wright Art Center Cleveland Bolivar Delta Art website, part of Delta State University, contains two galleries for contemporary art exhibitions and the permanent collection of the University Art Department
WROX Museum Clarksdale Coahoma Delta Media website, history and equipment from the historic WROX-AM radio station, open by appointment
Yellow Fever Martyrs Church Museum Holly Springs Marshall North History - Medical Open by appointment, about the yellow fever epidemic of 1878[44]
Yesterday's Children Antique Doll and Toy Museum Vicksburg Warren Southwest Toy website, dolls and toys of the 19th and 20th century

Defunct museums[edit]

Regions[edit]

The "Region" column of this list follows the regional divisions of the Mississippi Convention and Visitors Bureau, which breaks the state into these five areas (generic names here replace all but one of the bureau's names, which may have been designed for advertising purposes):[46]

  • Delta ("Delta"): Bolivar, Carroll, Coahoma, Grenada, Holmes, Humphries, Issaqueena, Leflore, Montgomery, Quitman, Sharkey, Sunflower, Tallahachie, Tunica, Washington.
  • East central ("Pines"): Attala, Clarke, Clay, Choctaw, Lauderdale, Leake, Lowndes, Neshoba, Newton, Oktibbeha, Kemper, Scott, Smith, Jasper, Webster
  • North ("Hills"): Alcorn, Benton, Calhoun, Chicksaw, DeSoto, Ittawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Marshall, Monroe, Panola, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Tate, Tippah, Tishomingo, Union, Yalobusha.
  • Southeast ("Coastal"): Covington, Forrest, George, Greene, Marion, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lamar, Pearl River, Perry, Stone, Wayne
  • Southwest ("Capital/River"): Adams, Amite, Claiborne, Copah, Franklin, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Madison, Pike, Rankin, Simpson, Walthall, Warren, Wilkinson, Yazoo

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

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  2. ^ "Capitol/River Region". Mississippi Tour Guide. Retrieved 22 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Black History Gallery". Visit Mississippi. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  4. ^ ""Boo" Ferriss Baseball Museum". Mississippi Delta Tourism Association. Retrieved 22 April 2015. 
  5. ^ "Baseball: Ferriss Museum". Delta State Athletics. Retrieved 22 April 2015. 
  6. ^ "Causeyville General Store". Meridian/Lauderdale County Tourism Bureau. Retrieved 22 April 2015. 
  7. ^ "Museum". Coca Cola of Corinth. Retrieved 22 April 2015. 
  8. ^ "Deason Home". City of Ellisville. Retrieved 22 April 2015. 
  9. ^ "Facebook site". Deason Home. Retrieved 22 April 2015. 
  10. ^ "Official site". Greenville Arts Council. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  11. ^ "Official site". Merrehope and F.W. Williams. Retrieved 22 April 2015. 
  12. ^ "Gateway to the Blues Visitors Center and Museum". Tunica Travel. Retrieved 22 April 2015. 
  13. ^ "Greene County Museum". Visit Mississippi. Retrieved 22 April 2015. 
  14. ^ "Greenwood Blues Heritage Museum & Gallery". Visit Greenwood. Retrieved 23 April 2015. 
  15. ^ "Historical Sites in Grenada". Visti Grenada. Retrieved 22 April 2015. 
  16. ^ "Attractions". Meridian, MS. Retrieved 23 April 2015. 
  17. ^ a b c "Visit". Holland Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved 23 April 2015. 
  18. ^ "Historic Holloway/Polk House celebrates 150 years". Prentiss Headlight. December 30, 2014. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  19. ^ "Museums Along the Trail". Mississippi Blue Trail. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  20. ^ "Jackson’s Public Fire Safety Education Center and Fire Museum". New Southern View. Retrieved 23 April 2015. 
  21. ^ "Attractions". Visit Belzoni. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  22. ^ "Jerry Clower Museum". Amite County, Mississippi. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  23. ^ "Birthplace of Kermit The Frog Museum". Roadtrippers. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  24. ^ "Leland, Mississippi: Jim Henson Museum, Birthplace of Kermit the Frog". Roadside America. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  25. ^ "Tourism: Historic Kemper County". Kemper County, Mississippi. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  26. ^ "Key Brothers Aviation Exhibit". Visit Meridian. Retrieved 23 April 2015. 
  27. ^ "Kosciusko Museum and Visitors Center". Scenic Trace Parkway. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  28. ^ "Kossuth Museum". Visit Mississippi. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  29. ^ "About us". Monticello, Mississippi. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  30. ^ "Marion County Museum". Visit Mississippi. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  31. ^ "Mississippi 4-H Museum". Mississippi State University. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  32. ^ "Mississippi Music Museum". Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Retrieved 23 April 2015. 
  33. ^ "Mississippi Music Museum opens in Hazlehurst". Copiah County Courier. Retrieved 23 April 2015. 
  34. ^ "Natchez Museum of African Art and Heritage". National Geographic. Retrieved 22 April 2015. 
  35. ^ "A place of History: Natchez Museum of African Art and Heritage". ListenUpYall.com. September 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2015. 
  36. ^ "Neshoba County-Philadelphia Historical Museum". Visit Mississippi. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  37. ^ "North Delta Museum". Visit Clarksdale. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  38. ^ "Noxubee County Historical Society Museum". Visit Mississippi. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  39. ^ a b "Museums". Visit Yazoo. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  40. ^ "Oren Dunn City of Tupelo Museum". City of Tupelo. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  41. ^ "Facebook site". Oren Dunn City Museum. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  42. ^ "Verandah-Curlee House". Civil War Trust. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  43. ^ "Facebook site". Veterans Memorial Museum. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  44. ^ "Holly Springs, Mississippi: Yellow Fever Martyrs Church Museum". Roadside America. Retrieved 24 April 2015. 
  45. ^ http://www.roadsideamerica.com/news/16615 Roadside America report
  46. ^ "Search below for Mississippi museums" Web page, Mississippi Convention and Visitors Bureau website. Retrieved February 7, 2007