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The Crossroads Museum

Address: 221 N. Fillmore Street, Corinth, MS 38834
Phone Number: 662.287.3120
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Ranked #5 of 12 things to do in Corinth
Type: Museums
Owner description: Serving as the hub of historical information for the area, the Crossroads Museum invites visitors...
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Type: Museums
Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: Serving as the hub of historical information for the area, the Crossroads Museum invites visitors to view its permanent exhibits dealing with Civil War, Railroad, Aviation, Business/Industry and Pre-History/Archeology. Spend time in the adjacent galleries which offer special rotating exhibits. The Museum also offers a gift shop and the Margaret Greene Rogers Research Library.

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Washington, Missouri
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The Crossroads Museum is located in the old Railroad Depot at the intersection to two railroads, the Norfolk Southern and Kansas City Southern. Part of the depot is still used by the KCS. This Depot is very well maintained. The caboose outside looks almost like it be put on train today. Inside the museum boost a small collection of railroad... More 

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183 reviews 183 reviews
74 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a museum of railroad and local history. All kinds of train memorabilia, Coca Cola product displays (there was a bottling plant in the area), and pictures and memorabilia of local favorite sons, one being Don Blassingame, the Cardinal baseball player. In back of the museum is a famous rail intersection. Corinth was the sight of where two rail... More 

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Hermitage, Tennessee
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28 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Great museum & town history of the rails & the town's famous citizens. Something neat to check out if you are ever in the area. Very friendly staff & prices aren't bad at all. The best part is going behind the building to see where the "X" marks the spot by the joining of the railroads.

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5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

If you are into railroad history, this is a place to go visit. It's just not about the Civil War era, but also the town history. Informative.

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new orleans
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Unique displays with lots of interesting info relating to the local culture and history. There's even a full room dedicated to one of the local patrons. I'm not a museum buff but I really enjoyed this one.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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138 reviews 138 reviews
78 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Finally got around to visiting the Crossroads museum. The lady at the desk was warm in greeting when entering and asking me to wait a few moments to open the museum. It's not a large museum,but fitting for a small city. It starts at pre historic times to present. The main highlight of course is the railroad and how it... More 

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31 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

This museum is a small one that covers rail history in Corinth, some history of the town, and a small Coke museum in the back. There is also some memorabilia on famous people from Corinth. The lady at the front was very helpful about other sites to see in the surrounding area. There is a nominal fee. To be honest... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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72 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

We had to go to the Crossroads as part of our Shiloh immersion visit and glad we did! This little Museum, which also appears to house the Coke Museum was a good addition to the other two planned visits of the day: Shiloh and the Interpretative Center. The Crossroads Museum gave us context to the town and people of Corinth... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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182 reviews 182 reviews
24 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

this is a Corinth, railroad and Coca-Cola museum. limited exhibits, written history of Corinth, lots for Coke fans to look at.

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Daleville, Alabama
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

Has some very interesting dioramas from the civil war era as well as some artifacts but it is not cetered around the significance of the location from a war perspective. You can see the crossroad from the museum if like me your interest is the civil war connection but as it is still an active railway you can't go out... More 

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