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1808 Jackson Ave., W.
Oxford, MS 38655
Phone: (662) 234-6000
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Arts & Museums
When driving down Gholson Avenue any hour of the day or night, stop for a visit at Graceland Too, a Holly Springs landmark. Owner Paul McLeod, a former Elvis Presley impersonator, is a self-confessed fanatic of the King of Rock ’n’ Roll. His expansive collection of records, costumes, posters, photographs, newspaper and magazine archives are on display at his home. Elvis fan or not, pay tribute to this legendary entertainer by exploring this unique house museum.
More than 40,000 items are on display including relics from eight wars, antique toys, clothing, quilts, art, farm tools, jewelry, and photographs.
Over 1,000 paintings by well-known local artist Kate Freeman Clark are on display here. It is the largest single collection of paintings by a single artist in the world and is located next to her childhood home, which is open by appointment only.
Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum is helping to preserve the heritage of African-Americans through the preservation and exhibition of arts, artifacts, crafts, and history.
Memorabilia and papers belonging to the former executive secretary of the NAACP may be seen here only by making an appointment.
This museum is dedicated to preserving the legacy of seven Catholic martyrs who gave their lives during the yellow fever epidemic of 1840. It is open by appointment only.
Learn about the amazing history of Union County, which is known for being the birthplace of William Faulkner. His life and work are commemorated in a collection here as well as other exhibits. They are open Monday thru Friday from 8-5. In order to visit the museum on Saturday, you'll need to make an appointment.
The history of DeSoto County from the early European explorers through today is showcased at this museum. Exhibits include Civil War artifacts, African-American history, an authentic log cabin, a replica of an antebellum mansion parlor, and other artifacts from DeSoto County's history.
Memphis is the home to many music legends. In the 1950s Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison and Johnny Cash rose to fame along with “the Killer,” Jerry Lee Lewis. Lewis still resides in Nesbit, Mississippi, just south of Memphis, and his home/ranch is open to the public and his many fans. See the many gold records he has earned, his pianos, along with his collection of classic automobiles, and do not miss the piano-shaped pool.
Civil War artifacts, bookstore, displays of native animals, area dams, and local environment.
Oren Dunn City Museum is a must visit place for history enthusiasts. This museum houses various exhibits that gives a glimpse into the region’s history. These include fossils, Civil War relics and more.
This downtown art museum features exhibitions, work shops, lectures, and other activities.