801 Russell St.
Starkville, MS 39759
Phone: (662) 324-9595
Fax: (662) 324-1224
Arts & Museums
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.
Spread across 120,000 square feet ( 11148.36 square meters), Tupelo Automobile Museum houses more than 100 vintage cars. These exhibits are displayed in a chronological order and tell you about the history of engineering. If cars are a passion for you, this is a must visit place.
Elvis Presley Birthplace is a museum dedicated to the great musician Elvis Presley. Witness the life of the late musician as you visit his birth home. This place also comprises of a museum, a chapel and a church.
The Children’s Hands-On Museum of Tuscaloosa (CHOM)is the only museum which has exhibits for new borns! As the name suggests, the kids can get their hands on everything conceivable. There are no 'Don't Touch' signages here as the whole purpose is to explore every exhibit. Birthday parties can be organized where all details are taken care of the meticulous event-planning team. Check website for details on upcoming events.
Whether it is photography, history, geology, zoology, mineralogy, paleontology or just plain history that intrigues you, the Alabama Museum of Natural History is sure to satiate with its mammoth collection of artifacts spanning across fossils, animal specimens, ancient artifacts, rocks and more. Enjoying a location inside the grandiose Smith Hall (University of Alabama), this museum is known for its vibrant outreach program which strives to keep kids and adult interested in art and culture through regular workshops, walks and camps.
Located on the campus of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, the Paul W. Bryant Museum is named after the legendary "Bear" Bryant, arguably the most famous college football coach in American history. In this part of the country, college football is as important as eating and breathing. If you're not lucky enough to go to a game on campus, this museum is the next best thing. State-of-the-art multimedia displays are combined with artifacts and documents to tell the colorful story of college football in Alabama. Admission is free, and the museum is open every day except major winter holidays.