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Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture

301 Main St, Natchez, MS 39120-3461
+1 601-445-0728
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The mansions of Natchez are breathtaking but there is little or no mention of the contributions... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peter S
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Gallatin, Tennessee, USA
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learned a lot!

The curator walked right up to us and engaged us in a dialog about the subject matter (history) of... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
anchaesposa
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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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Museum that chronicles the rich history and culture of African Americans in the southern United States.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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301 Main St, Natchez, MS 39120-3461
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+1 601-445-0728
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The mansions of Natchez are breathtaking but there is little or no mention of the contributions, whether coerced or voluntary, of the African-American community. This museum provides a balance to the story that should make it a mandatory stop on your tour. The enthusiasm of...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 27 October 2017

The curator walked right up to us and engaged us in a dialog about the subject matter (history) of the museum. He was a veritable encyclopedia, and drew the connections between things like the invention of the cotton gin and the growth of the slave...More

Thank anchaesposa
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

At first glance, the Museum appears overflowing with materials - but we were quickly drawn in and welcomed by director Darrell White and the place came to life. A 10-minute video invites one into the history of African Americans from the time of slavery up...More

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I made a stop here as part of a tour offered on the American Queen Riverboat. I was aware of the importance of Natchez to the slave trade and that there is very little to show for all that took place here. It seems that...More

1  Thank JuneJanuary
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We had a fascinating talk/conversation with the curator and it was most rewarding. Highly recommend that you pay a visit

1  Thank Sally T
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Lives it so much j am now a member. Wonder local museaum we visited off American Queen riverboat. It is scary how much I do not know but this museaum is set up to help solve that problem. Handicapped entrance out back.

Thank BrinksLawFirm
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived at closing but the gentleman saw us at the door and opened the museum up and gave us a detailed tour for an hour. Highly recommend especially if you want to learn more about the African Americans if the area, whose labour underscored...More

Thank pollygs
Reviewed 14 June 2017

There is a lot of history packed into this smallish museum. The most fascinating room in the museum was a room focused on the African art and heritage of the slaves brought over to the Americas.

Thank 363dennis
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This unique acclectic museum has much to offer but it was the enthusiastic tour guide that made it a truly incredible experience for we Canadians visiting the southern US for the first time.

Thank wisener_lee
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Natchez is well known for its beautiful houses built at the time is the slave trade This was a great museum revealing the lives of the African American community at the time up to the present Our guide Jeremy was very informative Definitely worth a...More

Thank Jim G
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USMfan
12 September 2015|
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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.
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