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Emmett Till Historic Intrepid Center

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A hidden treasure

We came here in 2009 when this museum was just getting started, but saw that it had potential... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2019
Jenny R
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Richmond, California
A needed reminder of how ugly racism really is.

I saw a sign for this museum on my way to Clarksdale and had to stop. Emmett Till has always... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2019
MagNEATO
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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Reviewed April 15, 2019

We came here in 2009 when this museum was just getting started, but saw that it had potential. When we came back this time, it was immensely more complete. Such a sad, frightening, and anger provoking subject, but still a positive experience. The manager of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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ETHIC M, Manager at Emmett Till Historic Intrepid Center, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Wow! Thanks for the review, we surely thank you for your visit and hope to see you, or anyone you sent our way.

Reviewed March 4, 2019

I saw a sign for this museum on my way to Clarksdale and had to stop. Emmett Till has always haunted me both because his murder was so unspeakably gruesome, but also because it happened about two months before my (white) mom was born. I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

This is a small museum off the beaten track--but well worth the trip. It is in the town where Emmett Till was staying when he got kidnapped and murdered. The museum has a short film and then many local artifacts that make this tragic history...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

This museum is well worth the trek off the beaten path into the little town of Glendora. It was powerful to hear the sharings of folks who were present when Emmett Till was murdered...reminding us that this wasn't all that long ago and feeling the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ellen S
Reviewed July 9, 2018

If you really want to get into the Emmett Till story, this is ground zero. This place should be on the National Register but instead is suffering from no support. Still, these folks have done wonders in telling the story with a few artifacts and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

This is a moving museum which is well worth a visit if you are in the vicinity. We thought it was shut, but someone quickly appeared to let us in. The story told by the museum is shocking, but needs to be remembered. The people...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

Coming from the UK, the US Civil Rights go hand in hand when researching Blues & Soul music. The Emmitt Till story stuck in my head, & what with Glendora being the birthplace of Sonny Boy Williamson 2nd, I made certain I'd pay a visit....More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

I happened upon this museum on my way to Memphis, I was not ready for what I saw. To see the place where Emmitt Till was beaten and murdered brought on very strong emotions. This is a place that every one should make a point...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

I travelled to the USA in order to learn about the Civil Rights Movement on the ground where it actually occurred. While I knew about Emmett Till before I got to Glendora, being on the ground where the incident occurred was worth the detour from...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Em B
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were driving from Sumner to Money to see the old Bryant Grocery when we came across signs for this museum. We decided to stop by and although it looked closed we knocked on the door and went in. For $5/person we...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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