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Oren Dunn City Museum

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Good local museum.

The museum is certainly worth the small admission. The artifacts inside the building were not of... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
New Port Richey, Florida
Great little stop

Great little museum. Especially the Veterans Museum. We got to meet Tony (who has been collecting... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2018
Jennifer B
Pismo Beach, California
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Housed in a 1937 dairy barn, Oren Dunn City Museum offers a unique view into our region's past. The museum's collection reflects the local and regional history of Tupelo and northeast Mississippi, focusing mainly on major milestones of agriculture...more
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689 Rutherford Road, Tupelo, MS 38801
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

The museum is certainly worth the small admission. The artifacts inside the building were not of much interest to us since we are not from that area. However, we found all of outside exhibits very interesting since they were more universal. Also, there is an...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Rae M, Manager at Oren Dunn City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2018

Thank you so much for the great review!

Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Great little museum. Especially the Veterans Museum. We got to meet Tony (who has been collecting war memorabilia since he was 16!) who gave us a little private tour of his collection. The rest of the museum is on local Tupelo history. Great little stop...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 31, 2017

We stopped here on our way back home, and the Veteran's museum, curated by Tony Lute, was the best! He was friendly and warm, and showed us around all the pieces he's collected over the years - some one-of-a-kind that are true treasures. Covering wars...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

Attached to the Oren Dunn Museum is a private military collection displayed in a connected building. We were greeted by Tony Lute, the curator/owner who made it come alive. Tony, as he asked us to call him, is an Army Veteran who started collecting while...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

There are many, many artifacts to see. A great look into our past. I took a 4 yr old, 9 yr old, 10 yr old, and an 11 yr old. We all enjoyed our time at the museum.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed September 30, 2016

If you have any interest whatsoever in the history of Lee County and how life was over the past centuries, this is the place to visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 20, 2016

I recently went with my son on a school field trip. Everything was very interesting and there was a lot to see. The Veterans museum was awesome! Tony was very informative and kept everyone's attention. You definitely need more than 20 - 30 minutes to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 10, 2016

We spent one night in Tupelo and had a couple of hours to fill before leaving. So glad we went to the Veterans Museum! The collection of America's Wars is staggering and the curator obviously is an expert! We could have spent several hours there,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Tony was so sweet and very informative. I like all the props in the museum. I hope to go back to visit. Kristen W.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Kristen W
Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

My hubby and I took a road trip to Tupelo and we did go to this place !! The gentlemen working there were nice and very informative !! The park was awesome we didn't walk around but it looked very nice !! Maybe next time...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Rae M, Manager at Oren Dunn City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2016

Thank you so much for stopping by! We love to hear from our visitors.

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Crystal O
May 20, 2018|
Response from Rae M | Property representative |
Thanks for reaching out to us. Admission is $4 for adults; $2 for children, ages 4-16; Sr. Citizens 60+ are $3. We offer free admission to veterans and military with military ID.