New Exhibits

HONORING ELVIS

Once again it’s Elvis week and his influence reaches far and wide and as always his roots are here in Mississippi.  We’ve recently added to our Elvis collection an …

WADE WALTON’S BARBER SHOP

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Added to our collection the weekend before the Sunflower Festival, Wade Walton’s Barber Shop comes alive in the museum.  We now have on display, the green barber’s …

Ike Turner’s Rocket 88

Taught by Pinetop Perkins, Ike started out playing the piano and formed The Kings of Rhythm.  At age 20, in 1951, Ike and the band planned to record.  First practicing …

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