Canton Multicultural Center & Museum

200 W. Center St.
Canton, MS 39046- Map It
(601) 859-1307

AAA Editor Notes

Canton Multicultural Center & Museum is at 200 W. Center St. The museum describes the cultural heritage and contributions of Canton residents and features a permanent exhibit recounting the civil rights movement. Visitors can choose among several videotaped interviews of citizens describing their experiences in Canton. A special exhibit highlights the life of Sister Thea Bowman, an African-American Franciscan nun who was raised in Canton and became a teacher, lecturer, gospel singer and evangelist. Note: Tickets must be purchased at the Canton Welcome Center on the west side of the square. Guided tours are available.
$5; free (ages 0-4), includes Canton Movie Museums. Reservations are recommended.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10-4, Sat. 10-1. Closed major holidays.