State History, Civil Rights Museums To Open Free On Sundays

Effective Thursday, October 1, the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum will add new Sunday hours to its regular hours of operation.

In addition, all Sundays will be free days at the museums from noon to 4 p.m. (the final Free Saturday will be held on Saturday, September 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) 

Safety precautions at the museums include requiring all visitors to wear masks and observe social distancing guidelines. Masks are available on-site. All public spaces are sanitized and thoroughly cleaned throughout the day.

Staff are on-site to ensure that social distancing guidelines are maintained. A limited number of visitors are allowed inside the museums at one time. 

Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday–Saturday, and noon–4 p.m. on Sunday. Visitors are encouraged to purchase their tickets online at tickets.mdah.ms.gov. The maximum number of people per group is twenty. 

The museums are located at 222 North Street in Jackson.

Learn more about Safer Travel in JXNMS here.