The military history museum for the state of Mississippi, the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum includes exhibits on Mississippi’s role, both its veterans and its training facilities, in defense of the United States from the War of 1812 to the present. State-of-the-art exhibits tell personal stories of military heroes and heroines. The museum also honors the sacrifice of service men and women.
Location: Camp Shelby, Building 850, 12 miles south of Hattiesburg, MS 39407. Open Tuesday—Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., including all patriotic holidays. Admission is free. Call 601-558-2757.