Located on Bloom Street, this museum is housed in Jackson
's first public school building for African-Americans, the museum features exhibits portraying their lives, history and culture.
Open Monday through Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 9am-noon, Sunday 2pm-5pm; closed major holidays. This museum in the heart of Jackson's historic black community offers exhibits, documents and artifacts that represent the African-American experience in Mississippi, with a special attention paid to the Farish Street Historical District. Housed in the first public school for African-American children in Jackson, this facility is a treasure of cultural study and research. Displays highlight the contributions of Southern blacks to all facets of life.