The museum is located in the former Smith Robertson School, the first public school for African Americans in Jackson, which was opened in 1894. Dedicated to increasing public understanding about the historical experience and cultural expressions of people of African American descent, the museum is run by the City of Jackson.
Location: 528 Bloom Street Jackson, MS 39202-4005. Open Monday—Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Small admission fee, groups welcomed. Call 601-960-1457.