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Mississippi Industrial Heritage Museum

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1808 4th St, Meridian, MS 39301-5213
+1 601-693-9905
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A flash to the past of how things were made.

Call ahead to see when a tour is available and pack some water to carry along the way as you get a... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2017
491russellp
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Byhalia, United States
Take a step back in time

The Soule Steam Works look like the worker just left for holiday. Knowledgeable tour guide who... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2017
Eileen B
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Austin, Texas
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1808 4th St, Meridian, MS 39301-5213
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Reviewed July 14, 2017

Call ahead to see when a tour is available and pack some water to carry along the way as you get a guided tour through a foundry, a collection of steam engines, and a belt driven machine shop with all the fixins. Bobby gave us...More

Thank 491russellp
Reviewed May 29, 2017

The Soule Steam Works look like the worker just left for holiday. Knowledgeable tour guide who actually worked on the equipment on display. We will be sure to return for Steam Fest the first weekend in November.

Thank Eileen B
Reviewed November 21, 2016

I have been here for the Soulé Steam Festival, (first Friday and Saturday in November) for the past 5 years. I have not been at other times of the year. That said, the Steam Festival is an absolutely fantastic family event. More than 25 steam...More

Thank gregdLA
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Anyone who has a mechanical interest needs to visit the Soule' Museum. It is almost unbelieveable how machinists in the early 20th century made things. This is the place to see!

Thank CoastalDog
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Interesting place to visit. It showcases an old steam factory. You should have good shoes when touring. The first weekend in November is an annual festival.

Thank Littleliz1949
Reviewed May 20, 2016

On a southern tour with my high school son we stopped by after spending the night in Meridian. Just looking for something to see while there. Because nobody else was there, we got a personalized tour! Staff member was super helpful and knowledgeable. My son...More

1  Thank DavidI151
Reviewed May 19, 2016

This is an attraction I cannot recommend enough. Please attempt to go during the Soule' Steam Festival though when everything is running. It is truly incredible to see how the machines operated back in the day and still work today. During the festival, the machines...More

1  Thank msudawg12
Reviewed December 17, 2015

This museum was so interesting...our guide gave us the full tour & so much information. Highly recommend you visit & see how steam engines changed the world.

Thank MississippiWolf
Reviewed November 5, 2012

This museum hghlights Meridian's history of "steam-feed" industries. The site is the old Soule Steam Feed Works, and the Miner Edger Works that operated here until the 1990's. Fascinating old steam machines and demonstrations of the steam-manufacturing process that provided many jobs in the city...More

7  Thank OleManRiver
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