Museum of Mississippi History, Jackson

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  • Mississippi has come a long way since the Civil War and the turbulent 1960s and it's all available for one and all to see at the Museum of Mississippi History in Jackson, Mississippi. Located at 222.....  more »
  • One could spend several hours here, but even a short time is valuable. The exhibits spanned many years and everything from the arts to sports to history. My favorites are those that point to...  more »
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  • Went with son for a field trip and was really surprised how cool and informative this place is. We both really enjoyed the day will def go back. The state capital building is amazing as well visit both!
  • Somebody put some very careful thought into the design and lighting. There are Interactive, interesting displays all the way down to child height. Slavery was not glossed over. The prehistoric data was a joy to behold and read. The same building also houses the Civil Rights Museum. If you walk out of that part without tears or at least feeling like you've been mildly gut punched, you completely missed the message. I seriously suggest a minimum of 3 hours for each side, then go back months or years later because the small details really make the experience.

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