A Trip To Mississippi’s Sanatorium Museum Will Completely Fascinate You

A small town medical facility is probably the last place you’d expect to find a museum, but that’s exactly the case with the Mississippi State Sanatorium Museum in Magee. Truly one-of-a-kind, the museum focuses on one of the most trying times in Mississippi’s past – the tuberculosis epidemic. Featuring unique exhibits and loads of history, the museum will completely fascinate you. Take a look:

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Visit this one-of-a-kind museum at 1049 Simpson Highway 149 in Magee Monday through Friday, from 8 am – 4:30 pm. For more information, head to the Mississippi State Sanatorium Museum’s website or call (601) 867-5000.

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