Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Holiday Open House at the Two Mississippi Museums

Join us for the free holiday open house event at the Mississippi Museum Store featuring special discounts on store items for visitors and museum members, raffle prizes, artist and maker meet-and-greet opportunities, and tasty samplings from Nick Wallace Culinary. The popular Possum Ridge model train exhibit will be on display in the Nancy and Ray Neilsen Hall of History. Face masks and social distancing are required. For more information, call 601-576-6921 or email store@mdah.ms.gov.

Veterans Day Ceremony

MDAH is partnering with the Daughters of the American Revolution, Mississippi Veterans Affairs, and the Mississippi War Veterans Memorial Commission to honor Mississippians who serve and have served in the United States Armed Forces on Tuesday, November 7, at 10:30 a.m. The event will be held on Entergy Mississippi Plaza at the Two Mississippi Museums with COVID-19 safety precautions in place.

State History, Civil Rights Museums to Open Free on Sundays

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.mdah.ms.gov. 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 info@mdah.ms.gov.

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