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Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture

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" Great Collection Of Local African American Culture "

This African American History & Culture Museum in Natchez is a small museum with many local... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
David M
El Cajon, California
Civil Wright in Natchez

This is a brillant place to visit. We learnt so much about the reacent history and how bad man can... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Brian R
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Museum that chronicles the rich history and culture of African Americans in the southern United States.
301 Main St, Natchez, MS 39120-3461
+1 601-445-0728
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

This African American History & Culture Museum in Natchez is a small museum with many local displays and artifacts. Our Tour guide led us thru the museum explaining the personal experience and the reasons why the African American's used several experiences to try to become...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

This is a brillant place to visit. We learnt so much about the reacent history and how bad man can treat man.

Thank Brian R
Reviewed June 22, 2018

The museum is a grassroots effort to give voice to the African American experience in Natchez. The docent was extremely attentive and guided us through the entire collection. Her personal experience as a lifelong resident of Natchez added depth to her understanding and description of...More

1  Thank Kato F
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Local and national information. Lots of artifacts and displays. I saw so many things that I still use.

Thank AnconAnne
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

You will not regret a visit to this museum! There is no fixed admission but you can leave a donation. The guide is excellent and very passionate. The tour takes as long as you want. Unfortunately we didn’t have much time and rushed our way...More

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Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

From the moment I stepped into this small but densely packed and richly informative museum, I felt drawn back in time to my childhood growing up black in Alabama. A lot of firsts awaited me: learning about the Domestic Slave Trade; lifting a burlap, cotton-picking...More

2  Thank Peggy T
Reviewed May 19, 2018

The staff here was very knowledgeable and obviously love what they do. We enjoyed stopping in and learning so much. It was a great experience.

Thank LatishaH29
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Great collection of materials about life in Natchez that really comes to life thanks to private tour with curator. He selected interesting stories to keep the kids engaged during the museum tour. Brings the history of Natchez alive better than any plantation home.

Thank Sebastiaan_family
Reviewed April 27, 2018

This museum is great value and we were shown round by a very knowledgeable host. Once he had taken us right round, we started again and went around checking out the little details we had missed the first time - there is so much! A...More

Thank eurilla
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

This museum has a great number of artifacts that include a little of everything. Pictures of Richard Wright from different points in his life were a highlight. But as others here have said, the museum doesn’t go far enough to explain the significance of what...More

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September 12, 2015|
Response from NAPACMuseum | Property representative |
There is a posted general admission fee of $7.00. However, any donation is graciously accepted. Do come and pay us a visit.