We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art

Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 565 N. Fifth Avenue, Laurel, MS 39440
Phone Number: 601.649.6374
Website
Today
10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:45 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 21 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 15
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
C.O.O. Laurel Limousine

This is a World Class art museum in a small town atmosphere. A must-see for anyone visiting Laurel, Ms. Lauren-Rogers is a wonderfully appointed and presented piece of the history... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
James W
,
Laurel, Mississippi, United States
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

21 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Laurel, Mississippi, United States
Level Contributor
14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

This is a World Class art museum in a small town atmosphere. A must-see for anyone visiting Laurel, Ms. Lauren-Rogers is a wonderfully appointed and presented piece of the history of AmeRican art and culture.

Was this review helpful? Yes
West Columbia, Texas
Level Contributor
13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

A little jewel in the historic atmosphere that makes this place very special. You can wander at your lesuire and take all the time you want when you find that special display. anyone traveling south Mississippi should make this a definite stop. well worth a detour from the 59 Interstate

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lexington, South Carolina
Level Contributor
85 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

My wife and I returned to Laurel for our 50 year HS Reunion and spent our spare time cruising the town to relieve memories. We missed the tour with out HS group but were able to visit the next day on our own to see how it compared to our memories. It is still free, still a beautiful building in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mississippi
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Most busy travelers have been to the great Museums in New York, Boston, DC. So many of those, while wonderful for days of exploration, are overwhelming, but not the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art. It's the perfect size for enjoying architecture, paintings, and the extraordinary collections of real people. Visitors talk about the Silver collections, or the baskets, so fascinating... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Amazing collection and exceptional special exhibits, especially when you consider this is in a small town in Mississippi. If you're in the area, it's worth the visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Williamsburg, Virginia
Level Contributor
71 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The keystone collection is the Catherine Gardiner 'North American Indian Baskets' . . . stunning . . . jaw dropping . . . words do not even begin. There are examples of all types of baskets from tribes from all over the U. S., Canada . . . coastal, southwester, arctic, woodlands, prarie and on. We spent hours. . ..... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Laurel, Mississippi
Level Contributor
22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

LRMA is an amazing facility. With beautiful exhibits and great staff, I have throughly enjoyed every visit. The gift shop is stocked with wonderful educational toys and crafts along with gorgeous pottery and locally made jewelry. Definitely worth a visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Oakhurst, California
Level Contributor
88 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

This Museum is a hidden treasure. We went to see the world's smallest woven basket! We saw a basket about the size of thimble and thought that was it - but then the curator opened a drawer and there thru a magnifing glass was a basket smaller than a match head. Beautiful! The entire musuem - done up in an... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Brentwood, CA
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

For such a modest town, Laurel has a top quality art research and art museum. Well funded with a 100 year old endowment.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
New Orleans, Louisiana
Level Contributor
41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Forget that this is a small city in Mississippi. The art collection would be the pride of any city. Old masters in American and European art are not the only attractions. Native American and Asian works are also on display. The permanent collection is worth the visit but there are also large spaces for loaner exhibitions. The guide was a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Lauren Rogers Museum of Art also viewed

 

Been to Lauren Rogers Museum of Art? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Lauren Rogers Museum of Art

Address: 565 N. Fifth Avenue, Laurel, MS 39440
Phone Number: 601.649.6374
Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Laurel
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:45 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:45 pm

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Lauren Rogers Museum of Art staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?