Most Arkansasians Have Never Heard Of This Fascinating Purse Museum

As far as fascinating museums go, the ESSE Purse Museum has got it in the bag! A rare find, it’s one of only a few museums in the world that’s dedicated to purses. Its uniqueness is just one reason to visit, though. You’ll find 500+ reasons inside. (Yes, that’s right; the museum houses more than 500 artifacts!)


Well, what do you think? Are you ready to pay a visit to one of Arkansas’ most fascinating hidden gems? Remember, the ESSE Purse Museum is open Tuesday – Sunday and by appointment on Monday. For more information, call the ESSE Purse Museum at (501) 916-9022. You can also visit the museum’s website or Facebook page.

So, did you know about this fascinating museum? Ever visited? If so, what’d you think? Know of another lesser-known museum? Tell us!

This is easily one of the best museums in Arkansas, but it’s not the only worthwhile museum in the state. Click here to read about eight museums that are too weird for words.

Address: Esse Purse Museum & Store, 1510 Main St, Little Rock, AR 72202, USA

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