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The Museum of Mississippi History is closed until further notice based on information provided by the Mississippi Department of Health about the Coronavirus epidemic. LEARN MORE.

The Museum of Mississippi History encourages people to explore and appreciate our state’s history. We present rich and complex stories that illustrate how our shared past influences our future together.

Normal hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information call 601-576-6800 or email

Visit the Museum of Mississippi History Website

Located in the heart of downtown Jackson, the museum explores over 15,000 years of state history. Visitors will enjoy innovative exhibits, educational programs, and hundreds of artifacts. The Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum opened on December 9, 2017, in celebration of the state’s bicentennial.