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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.

Location: 528 Bloom St., Jackson Mississippi 39202 Telephone 601-960-1457

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