Museums in Memphis

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Memphis
The museum is comprised of 18 galleries that showcase 10,000 years of history in the Lower Mississippi River Valley.
Memphis
The Fire Museum of Memphis welcomes you to enjoy a unique experience among fire museums in the United States. We hope the information that follows will illustrate the scope of the memorabilia, edutainment, tributes, and history the award winning muse...
Memphis
The National Civil Rights Museum, located at the Lorraine Motel, the site of Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination, chronicles key episodes of the American civil rights movement and the legacy of this movement to inspire participation in civil and h...
Memphis
The museum creates memorable learning experiences through the joy of play in hands-on exhibits and programs. Plus outdoor splash park!
Memphis
The Pink Palace Museum is one of the largest facilities of its kind in the Southeast. You can walk through a replica of the first self-service grocery store in the country, Clarence Saunders\' Piggly Wiggly. Explore the cultural and natural history o...
Memphis
The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, one of Memphis' premier art museums since 1976, specializes in impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings and decorative arts. Throughout its history, the museum has endeavored to ensure a rich cultural experience f...
Wilson
Hampson Archeological Museum State Park in northeast Arkansas exhibits a nationally renowned collection from the Nodena site, a 15-acre palisaded village that once thrived on a meander bend of the Mississippi River in what is today Mississippi County...
Tunica
Take a trip from Tunica's past to present in the new Tunica County Museum. Experience what life was like before the casinos. Interesting fact filled fun tour.See how the Mississippi River has changed courses many times thru the years. "Get To Know Tu...
Jonesboro
Arkansas State University Museum: Where learning is disguised as fun!!
Clarksdale
The Delta Blues Museum is dedicated to creating a welcoming place where visitors find meaning, value, and perspective by exploring the history and heritage of the unique American musical art form of the blues.
Jackson
A car museum with around 30 cars from tv shows and movies on display at all times and only five bucks to get in!
Tupelo
Featuring 120,000 square feet of automobile displays and open viewing restoration bays. Over 100 antique, classic and collectible automobiles, chronologically displayed, illustrate the progress of over 100 years of automobile design and engineering.
West Greenwood
Our name is Cottonlandia, but our museum is about so much more than cotton. Mississippi artwork combines with history - local, military, and agricultural - along with an immense collection of Native American artifacts to create a museum that has some...
Bloomfield
Founded in 1991, the Stars and Stripes Museum/Library Association, Inc. is a dedicated group of men and women committed to preserving the history of the United States Armed Forces military newspaper, the Stars and Stripes, at its birthplace.
Scott
Learn about growing and picking cotton, as well as ginning and storing the seeds. Tour the 1912 museum building, Dortch Gin Building, and Seed Warehouse.
Pine Bluff
A treat for railroad buffs however young, featuring Pine Bluff’s legendary queen of steam, with friendly informative tours available.
Little Rock
The Mission here is to ignite a passion for science, technology and math in a dynamic, interactive environment.
Florence
The Children's Museum of the Shoals, Inc. offers hands-on exhibits and programs geared specifically to the developmental stages and needs of children. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Alabama
Paducah
The Museum of the American Quilter's Society (MAQS) is a non-profit institution established to educate, promote, and honor today's quiltmaker.Throughout the year, MAQS offers a variety of educational offerings for children, families, and visitors at ...
Columbia
Everything here is designed to be interacted with or handled so parents can relax; most exhibits come with relevant period or topic dressing up resources, plus hands on activities and learning games, and exhibits change regularly.
Clarksville
The Explorer’s Gallery is packed with fun, learning and fantasy. In McGregor’s Market and Kitchen, Aunt Alice’s Attic, Raceways, and the Bubble Cave children can learn through play!
Decatur
Cook's Natural Science Museum offers an educational experience for individuals, schools, church groups and various other organizations completely free of charge.
Hot Springs
The mission of Mid-America Science Museum is to stimulate interest in science, to promote public understanding of the sciences, and to encourage life-long science education through interactive exhibits and programs. The Museum also serves as a premie...
Cullman
Interactive displays and modern exhibits stand ready for you to experience the rich German heritage, native American lifestyles, adventure of early pioneers and Deep South folklore when you visit with us.
Jackson
In this friendly environment children have a place to discover for themselves the cultural richness of the places where they live. It inspires a thirst for discovery and knowledge in all children through fun, innovative learning experiences.
tuscaloosa
Fun for the whole Family and builds positive cognitive skills, hands on,21 exhibits,special events,ecourages children to touch, feel, play, and learn.
Jackson
Mississippi is home to a uniqueand uniquely variednatural heritage. The remarkable Mississippi Museum of Natural Science assembles that heritage and places it on display for the education and entertainment of visitors from across the nation and aroun...
Tuscaloosa
The museum exhibits artifacts and memorabilia that trace the long history of University of Alabama football. State-of-the-art displays enhanced by videos highlighting great players, plays and games are produced from the museum's archives.
Nashville
Come home to the music your love at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. This scrapbook of country musics roots comes to life with legendary instruments, unique lyric sheets, memorabilia of classic and contemporary artists and so much more.
Smackover
Officially opened to the public in 1986, the Arkansas Museum of Natural Resources is situated in the midst of the historic sixty square mile Smackover Oil Field and one mile south of the oil rich town of Smackover. Although the Museum represents all...
Jackson
The Museum's new location allows it, for the first time ever, to display some of the more than 4,000 works of art from its permanent collection.
Tuscaloosa
Experience the natural diversity of Alabama through exhibits from the Age of Dinosaurs, the Coal Age, and the Ice Age. View the extensive displays of geology, zoology, mineralogy, paleontology, ethnology, history, and photography.
Huntsville
The Museum fills its seven galleries with a variety of exhibitions throughout the year, including prestigious traveling exhibits and the work of nationally and regionally acclaimed artists. The Museum's own 2,522-piece permanent collection also forms...
Huntsville
Designed for children, it's the South's largest hands-on history museum.
Huntsville
Explore the galleries and find every almost theme and medium as created by Tennessee Valley artists, from sculptures and glass work through traditional oil paintings and contemporary photography.
Vicksburg
People who have lived in Vicksburg all their lives have said they did not fully understand the Siege, the naval operations, or the impact on local citizens until they visited the Vicksburg Battlefield Museum.
Branson
The odd and unusual displays inside this Odditorium are not the only thing that draws visitors to see this place. The building itself is one of the most photographed buildings in the world.
Birmingham
A new interactive museum. Visitors of all ages can slide down the giant sewage pipe, attempt to lift a week's worth of garbage and interact with other fun and interesting exhibits.
Birmingham
More than 17,000 objects represent a rich panorama of cultures, including Asian, European, American, African, Pre-Columbian, and Native American. Highlights include the Museum's collection of Asian art, considered the finest and most comprehensive in...
Monroe
A hands-on, interactive museum for children of all ages. Exhibits such The Kids Cafe, Health Club, Bubbleworks and Stufee. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in Louisiana
Birmingham
The collection now has over 1300 vintage and modern motorcycles and as well as the largest collection of Lotus Race Cars in the world along with other race cars. There is a lot to look at and see.
Springfield
An interactive, hands-on museum where you can stroll through the inner workings of a giant eyeball, dig for a dinosaur, become a research scientist and take home your own DNA, learn about other cultures, ride a highwire bike, and so much more!
Republic
Explore the rich Civil War heritage of the Ozark Mountain Country, at General Sweeny's Museum of Civil War History and adjacent Wilson's Creek National Battlefield. Our facility displays artifacts and weapons of the war in the Trans-Mississippi, more...
Bowling Green
In addition to collecting, preserving, and exhibiting Kentucky artifacts, the museum provides educational opportunities for elementary, secondary, and college students and the general public. The Kentucky Museum contributes to the tourism and cultura...
Calera
Our museum features operating standard gauge and narrow gauge trains, two restored depots, an indoor collection of railroad artifacts and memorabilia, and an outdoor collection of railroad cars, locomotives, and cabooses.
St Louis
The Magic House will engage all children in hands-on learning experiences that encourage experimentation, creativity and the development of problem-solving skills within a place of beauty, wonder, joy and magic. For schedules of changing exhibits, ac...
Bowling Green
Has nearly 50 unique hands-on science exhibits for all ages including standing inside a kaleidoscope and using an air blast cannon!
Evansville
18,000 square feet of hands on, multi media exhibits and activities encouraging skill development, self expression and the freedom to explore.
Bowling Green
Active a model railroad;experience the hobo life; learn about the Conductor, Cook and Engineer's experience on the train; hear the story of the Great Locomotive Chase; watch movies in the theater and more.
Birmingham
The Karl C. Harrison Museum of George Washington collection focuses on art and artifacts from the colonial period through 1865. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Birmingham for kids.

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