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International Museum of Muslim Cultures

201 E Pascagoula St, Jackson, MS 39201-4101
+1 601-960-0440
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If you're looking for an objective, thoughtful, insight into Muslim culture you won't find it here... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Global_Coug
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Houston, Texas
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Well worth the visit

Great place to take family and spend time learning about another culture. Exhibits are always... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Satisfied601
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Jackson, Mississippi
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201 E Pascagoula St, Jackson, MS 39201-4101
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for an objective, thoughtful, insight into Muslim culture you won't find it here. Having been to the middle east, Turkey, and south central Asia, there is no one, single Muslim culture. Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Kazakhstan are all predominantly Muslim, yet they...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to take family and spend time learning about another culture. Exhibits are always informative and well thought out to highlight a greater understanding and appreciation for the muslim culture and faith.

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

In the heart of the Bible Belt, who would expect a museum on Muslim culture? It's not that easy to find, but if you see the bigger banner sign on the building next to the Jackson Convention Center, its in there on the second floor....More

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Reviewed 11 November 2016

You might have to ask around to find it--it's on the 2nd floor of the old art museum building--but it's worth the visit. The museum had interesting exhibits on the influence and contributions of Islamic culture of over the centuries. Definitely recommend visiting it at...More

1  Thank cagregg97
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

Who would have thought that in the middle of Mississippi, there would be a museum about Muslim cultures. It is tucked away in a small part of the building but they use the space effectively and so much information is presented on Muslim cultures. We...More

2  Thank Joanne C
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

It's right next to the art gallery, and we wandered in by accident thinking that it was a part of the art. It has some interesting cultural exhibits, but it costs extra to see it.

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

I experienced the Legacy of Timbuktu. I saw actual artifacts from 700 years ago. There is a rich history of the people and their culture on display. Guided tours are available as well as individual tours.Visitors are allowed to touch and handle a lot of...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Suffice it to say, I was surprised to hear there was a Muslim culture museum in the middle of Mississippi of all places, but I came away with a great new appreciation of Muslim contributions to modern American society. The museum is rather small and...More

2  Thank Daniel L
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Vimari K
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Response from lindilou | Reviewed this property |
Street parking at parking meters. I believe there is an entrance fee. My class reunion coordinated our visit.
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