Includes a fine collection of Greek and Roman antiquities, 18th and 19th century scientific apparatus, Southern Folk Art and Theora Hamblett paintings. Southern decorative arts; changing exhibits. Walton Young Historic House is open for tours each Friday.
University Ave. and Fifth St.
Hours: Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sun 1-4 p.m.
Founded in 1848. Ole Miss was occupied by Gen. Grant and his troops in 1862. On campus are University Museums, with Greek and Roman antiquities; Theora Hamblett Collection and over 6,000 objects of Southern folk art. The Blues Archive features a large collection of blues memorabilia. Ventress Hall, c. 1889, features stained glass windows depicting the Greys, Ole Miss students who fought in the Civil War. Nearby is a cemetery where Confederate soldiers killed in the battle of Shiloh are buried. In 1963 James Meredith became the first African-American to attend. Brochure available from the University of Mississippi.
University, MS 38677
Hours: Walking Tour Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., By appointment only, Call for schedule