Mississippi Historical Society
Two Mississippi Museums Surpass 250,000 Visitors!
The Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum opened on December 9, 2017. Visitation surpassed 250,000 in January of 2019. The Museum of Mississippi History encourages people to explore and appreciate our state’s history. The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum promotes a greater understanding of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement and its impact by highlighting the strength and sacrifice of local people. Both museums are administered by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.