The Northeast Municipal Museum has been an icon of local history
for the Corinth and Alcorn County area ever since it was founded
in 1979. The
Museums first location was in the back of the Curlee House.
Exhibits were mounted in vacant buildings throughout the downtown
area, and natural history classes were offered. Several interesting
fund raisers, the Chinese New Year Dinner and American Indian
Pow Wows became trademark favorites for the community.
the Northeast Municipal Museum became the Crossroads Museum
and made the move to it's new home inside the historic Corinth
Depot. Between six to eight thousand visitors view the Museum
annually and its target audience is local citizens, school groups,
tourists, and anyone else who expresses interest.
offers many interesting collections ranging from Paleozoic fossils,
American Civil War artifacts, to household objects. Not only
does the Museum own a magnitude of items, but it also has on
its premises a magnificent photograph collection and research
library. A photo digitization project begin in June 2011. Once
complete it will allow the public to view the Museum's photograph
collection on the web site and on a touch screen computer inside
of the Museum is to collect and preserve the history and heritage
of Corinth and Northeast Mississippi, and to educate a diverse
community of visitors and students through exhibits and programs
in an engaging and enriching manner.
of the Museum is to promote an understanding of our shared and
distinctive pasts, serve a diverse group of historians, researchers,
students and tourists, inspire a stronger sense of community,
and promote civic pride.
Admission: Adults $5; Over 50 $3; Under 16 Free
North Fillmore Street
Corinth, Mississippi 38834