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History & Heritage

Learn about Hattiesburg's history at any of its museums, cultural centers, or trails. With history rooted in the Civil Rights Movement, blues music, and the military, this city has something to offer every kind of history buff. 

African American Military History Museum

305 E 6th St.
        Hattiesburg, MS 39401

(601) 450-1942

Freedom Summer Trail

5 Convention Center Plaza
        Hattiesburg, MS 39401

(601) 296-7475

Hattiesburg Area Historical Society Museum

723 Main St.
        Hattiesburg, MS 39401

(601) 582-5460

Hattiesburg Cultural Center

723 N Main St.
        Hattiesburg, MS 39401

(601) 545-4944

Hattiesburg Historic Neighborhoods

Downtown Hattiesburg
        Hattiesburg, MS 39401

(601) 583-4329

Hattiesburg Pocket Museum

Historic Downtown Hattiesburg
        Hattiesburg, MS


Historic Downtown Walking Tour

723 Main Street
        Hattiesburg, MS 39401

(601) 606-9921

Historic Eureka School (Under Renovation)

305 E 6th St.
        Hattiesburg, MS 39401

(601) 551-2380

Mississippi Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby

Building 850 Forrest Ave North
        Hattiesburg, MS 39407

(601) 558-2757

Oseola McCarty House Museum

Sixth Street Museum District
        Hattiesburg, MS 39401


The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Cook Library at Southern Miss
        Hattiesburg, MS 39406

(601) 266-4349

The Spirit that Builds Mural

329 Hardy St.
        Hattiesburg, MS 39401

(601) 582-4461