The Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center is a comprehensive repository of artifacts and archival materials that celebrates African Americans in MS. The museum is housed in the former Smith Robertson Elementary School, the first public school building for black children in the city of Jackson, Mississippi. The school opened in 1894 and served the community until it was closed in 1971. The museums collections include furnishings, clothing, fine arts, folk arts, books, papers, photographs, tools, equipment, instruments and other items. In addition to exhibits, the museum regularly sponsors seminars, workshops, lectures and other programs of interest to the public.
- Address505 John Hart Street, Jackson, MS 39205
- CategoryExplore Local, Museums
- TagsAfrican American History, Civil Rights, Jackson, Mississippi, Mississippi history museum, museum, things to do in jackson
- Operating HoursMonday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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