Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum

220 N. Randolph St.
Holly Springs, MS 38635- Map It
Phone: (662) 252-3232

AAA Editor Notes

Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum is at 220 N. Randolph St. Occupying the restored antebellum Spires Bolling House, it honors the legacy of Holly Springs native Ida B. Wells-Barnett (1862-1931), a journalist, teacher, civil rights pioneer, crusader against racism and women’s rights activist. Visitors can watch a documentary about her life, and one room showcases a collection of her awards and personal belongings. The museum displays a collection of African and African-American art as well as changing art exhibits. Visitors also can use the genealogy room.
$5; $3 (ages 0-11).
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10-5, Sat. noon-5. Closed Jan. 1, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 1 hour minimum.