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State History, Civil Rights Museums to Open Free on Sundays

September 21, 2020

Effective October 1, the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum will add Sundays to its regular hours of operation. The museums will open free of charge on Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.

Safety Precautions

Visitors are required to wear masks and observe social distancing guidelines. Masks are available on-site. All public spaces are sanitized and thoroughly cleaned throughout the day. Hand sanitizing stations are provided and staff are on-site to ensure that social distancing guidelines are maintained. A limited number of visitors are allowed inside the museums at one time.

Hours are 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon–4 p.m. on Sunday. Visitors are encouraged to purchase their tickets online at Tickets are not required on Sundays. The maximum number of people per group is twenty.

The museums are located at 222 North Street in Jackson. For more information email



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