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L. Q.C. Lamar house Museum

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Unique museum

This home has been done so uniquely, skipping the period furnishings of most antebellum or... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
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A definite "must see" if in/around Oxford.....

People have forgotten this important historical figure (included in JFK's Profiles in Courage for... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2016
Athens, Georgia
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  • Average28%
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4 Mar 2018
“Unique museum ”
23 May 2018
“LGC Lamar House is just filled with displays”
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

If the politics of the reconstruction period are interesting, this is a good, short tour. There is almost no furniture but you can see the bones of the house very well - small town house. The story boards are well constructed and full of information....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Carol A
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This home has been done so uniquely, skipping the period furnishings of most antebellum or historical homes. Instead a historical venue of information on large screens. So special because you can place the surroundings into your own imagination. Special place.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank 858kentj
Reviewed 30 September 2016

People have forgotten this important historical figure (included in JFK's Profiles in Courage for his unpopular stance after the WBtS) who is one of the few (if not the only) who served in all 3 branches of the US gov't (HoR member fr/ Miss, Sec...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank tencatdaddy
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I was here once before but this house is so amazing and Lamar was such a 'ahead-of-his-time' kind of person that I wanted to come back. It was recently voted by Money magazine as the best free attraction to see in Mississippi. It's a fascinating...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank William B
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Most residents of the town have probably never visited the museum, and may not even be aware it's there. It is free, open limited hours. Just a short walking distance from the Oxford Square.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank mkitchens
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Nicely restored, and there's plenty of parking for large groups, but what is the point of visiting the house of the author of the Ordinance of Secession, a notoriously racist document? He was also Mississippi's only U.S. Supreme Court justice, but he was not considered...More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank manfrommaine
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Historically this is such an important museum house. LQC Lamar was a great Mississippian who, after the Civil War which he helped spawn, became a great American.The restoration work is brilliant - and the story that is told by the displays in the various rooms...More

Date of experience: October 2015
5  Thank William B
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