Ida B Wells-Barnett Museum

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  • Description

    Named after the journalist, educator, and leader in the late 19th-century Civil Rights Movement, the museum and cultural center are dedicated to the life and legacy of Ida Bell Wells, as well as to African and African-American history, art, and culture.
    The permanent exhibit showcases a collection of Wells’ memorabilia, which includes awards she received and personal items.
    The museum offers educational programs for children and adults and housing a Genealogy room which consists of documentation of several local African-American families.

    Before Rosa Parks there was Ida B. Wells
  • More Info
    Address: 220 North Randolph Avenue, Holly Springs, MS 38635
    Visiting the museum by appointment only
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