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The University of Mississippi Museum

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The museum, although small, has some wonderful exhibits.Pottery found in Greece from the BC time... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
CBG0000
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Vanleer, Tennessee
Superb Museum With Some Surprising Collections

My wife and I visited on a Saturday morning when things were relatively quiet. The back of the... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
jrsmith8
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Monroe, Louisiana
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

The museum, although small, has some wonderful exhibits.Pottery found in Greece from the BC time frame. Nice artwork and mathematical instruments were among the exhibits I saw this week. Last year when I visited they had art work from the local artist Kate Freeman Clark,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

My wife and I visited on a Saturday morning when things were relatively quiet. The back of the museum is bordered by the forested acreage of the Faulkner estate (it is possible to walk from one attraction to the other through these woods). The museum...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Looking for a perfect way to soak in local culture in an easily accessible location between The Square and so close to campus? This is one of those! There is free parking. The museum is historic and has a walking path called Bailey Wood's adjacent...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

In the area recently and stopped here after touring William Faulkner's Rowan Oak. Enjoyed the exhibits as well as the cordial, very friendly staff. I also got to peek in on classes with youngsters creating art. As a retired teacher I loved it. Great place...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Worth a visit, 30 mins. Mainly ancient Greek artifacts and a local painter. Highlight was a Corinthian oil lamp from 100 A.D.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

We were expecting to see displays/info on the history of the University but found that that was not the case. They at the time had displays of a contributor to the university. Still interesting enough. Staff was very friendly & informative.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

We stumbled on the museum while checking out the campus. Though small, the exhibits were interesting and nicely presented.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

It was a small yet very informational museum. It was awesome! Loved the Greek portion of the museum! It is absolutely free and they are very nice! I put my headphones in and put on some classical music and went around. I was the only...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

We went to the Gods and Men exhibit today with our 2 teenage sons. Interesting exhibits, friendly staff, and 3 diverse exhibit offerings. I was quite impressed because it's free and featured local artists as well as international pieces despite its smaller size. Will definitely...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 28 May 2016

The University of Mississippi Museum is outstanding in every respect. They have a very nice collection and they nave a wonderful focus on education. We use it for special events that involves external colleagues to show it off. A must see in Oxford.

Date of experience: October 2015
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You are probably thinking of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture which is located on the Ole Miss Campus.
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