Named One Of The Best Places To Visit In The US, The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Belongs On Your Bucket List
Last year, the website Traveler compiled a list of the 50 best places to visit in the US. The list included one can’t-miss attraction from every state. For Mississippi, that can’t-miss attraction is the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. As the name implies, the museum focuses on one of the most trying times in history, the Civil Rights Movement – but that’s not all. The museum boasts an array of other exhibits, too. Take a look:
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The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum is open Tuesday – Saturday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.. It’s also open on Sundays from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. For more information, call (601) 576-6800. You can also visit the museum’s website or Facebook page.
Did you know about this museum? Ever visited? If so, what’d you think? Do you agree with Traveler’s ranking? Tell us in the comments section.
This isn’t the only option for some museum fun. There are several museums around the world that you can tour from your couch! Read more here.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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