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Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture

307 Market Street, Natchez, MS
601-445-0728
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Ranked #15 of 32 attractions in Natchez
Type: History Museums
Activities: Leisure education
Description: Museum that chronicles the rich history and culture of African Americans in the southern United States.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

We really enjoyed our visit to the museum, the guide was very knowledgeable and engaging. It's a must see even if you lived in the area.

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

We visited here to learn more about African/American history and the area. Our guide was a very interesting man who spent a lot of time telling us about lots of history and the area. He mentioned 2 books which I later purchased and found them very interesting. This museum is a must visit for the area

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Vancouver
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We stopped at the museum during our recent visit. Being Canadian our knowledge of the Civil war is a bit thin but we remembered most of the Civil rights era. Our guide was knowledgable and provided alot of background to the key moments of both era's.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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18 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

While visiting Natchez, my mom and I visited several houses supported by the local garden club -- and we continued to be surprised and disappointed by the lack of mention or attention paid by the tour guides to the rich African American history that supported the development of the area, and whose labor built the magnificent (and rather ostentatious) homes... More

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Scotland
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

we found this museum very informative about the history of African American history. well worth a visit.

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Arden, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

David from the museum gave us a personal tour of the museum. It was informative, relaxing and fun. We appreciated his time and attention to making sure our visit was memorable.

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Montclair, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

This is an important antidote to the visits to the Mansions which emphasize how the rich lived, how they had "servants", how gracious their life was. Luckily we - my husband and a friend from London - found this museum. And the curator was fabulous. We learned so much from his erudite description of the times and the beginning of... More

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Marysville
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013 via mobile

Was here for 3 days at the end of October. Never found it open. But then, found half the town either closed or out of business. Looks like this city is on it's way down fast.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

Not sure what the deal is with this museum. Although hours were posted, it was not open the first time we passed by it. The second time it was and we were disappointed on what we saw. We'd hoped to see something about the slave market and the growth of cotton in the area. We had toured the homes but... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Fantastic museum, a must see in Natchez! Some really interesting exhibits, and Darrell White (the director of the museum) very kindly spent nearly two hours with me. Brilliant!

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