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Oren Dunn City Museum

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For History Lovers and it's haunted too!

I've visited the Oren Dunn Museum many times and always find something new that I've missed. If... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
L. Sydney Fishe... I
Good local museum.

The museum is certainly worth the small admission. The artifacts inside the building were not of... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
New Port Richey, Florida
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Housed in a 1937 dairy barn, Oren Dunn City Museum offers a unique view into our region's past. The museum's collection reflects the local and regional history of Tupelo and northeast Mississippi, focusing mainly on major milestones of agriculture...more
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689 Rutherford Road, Tupelo, MS 38801
+1 662-841-6438
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've visited the Oren Dunn Museum many times and always find something new that I've missed. If you are traveling through Tupelo and love history, stop here. And who knows? You might even catch a glimpse of their ghosts! I sure did!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Rae M, Curator at Oren Dunn City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks, Sydney! You are such a good Friend of the Oren Dunn City Museum.

Reviewed 21 September 2018

The museum is certainly worth the small admission. The artifacts inside the building were not of much interest to us since we are not from that area. However, we found all of outside exhibits very interesting since they were more universal. Also, there is an...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Rae M, Manager at Oren Dunn City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

Thank you so much for the great review!

Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Great little museum. Especially the Veterans Museum. We got to meet Tony (who has been collecting war memorabilia since he was 16!) who gave us a little private tour of his collection. The rest of the museum is on local Tupelo history. Great little stop...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 31 December 2017

We stopped here on our way back home, and the Veteran's museum, curated by Tony Lute, was the best! He was friendly and warm, and showed us around all the pieces he's collected over the years - some one-of-a-kind that are true treasures. Covering wars...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Attached to the Oren Dunn Museum is a private military collection displayed in a connected building. We were greeted by Tony Lute, the curator/owner who made it come alive. Tony, as he asked us to call him, is an Army Veteran who started collecting while...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

There are many, many artifacts to see. A great look into our past. I took a 4 yr old, 9 yr old, 10 yr old, and an 11 yr old. We all enjoyed our time at the museum.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

If you have any interest whatsoever in the history of Lee County and how life was over the past centuries, this is the place to visit.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank bu67
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I recently went with my son on a school field trip. Everything was very interesting and there was a lot to see. The Veterans museum was awesome! Tony was very informative and kept everyone's attention. You definitely need more than 20 - 30 minutes to...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Kim R
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We spent one night in Tupelo and had a couple of hours to fill before leaving. So glad we went to the Veterans Museum! The collection of America's Wars is staggering and the curator obviously is an expert! We could have spent several hours there,...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank glinda207
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Tony was so sweet and very informative. I like all the props in the museum. I hope to go back to visit. Kristen W.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Crystal O
21 May 2018|
Response from Rae M | Property representative |
Thanks for reaching out to us. Admission is $4 for adults; $2 for children, ages 4-16; Sr. Citizens 60+ are $3. We offer free admission to veterans and military with military ID.