1301 Hamilton Ave.
Meridian, MS 39301
Phone: (601) 485-4646
Fax: (601) 485-3722
Arts & Museums
Located in the Carnegie Library that was built in 1912 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this Mississippi Landmark museum is the premier public museum in the area that features a variety of rotating exhibits that range from traditionally decorative arts to contemporary artworks by Mississippi and Alabama artists. A fine collection of 18th and 19th century English portraits are also displayed.
This unique museum contains numerous displays and artifacts relating to Rodgers including the original guitar he used while singing "The Singing Brakeman." A variety of railroad equipment from the steam-engine era is also on display at this museum. The Jimme Rodgers Festival is held each year in May. Open Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 - 4:00.
Pictorial exhibit commemorates the Key Brothers, who set a world endurance flight record in 1935. Aviation exhibits.