Plan a Visit Today!

We are reopening our museum by appointment only as of May 3, 2021. Please use the "book now" feature below to request a time and date for your visit.

If you plan to visit, we have these COVID safety measures in place:

  1. A mask fully covering the mouth AND nose is required to enter the Interpretive Center. We have a hand sanitizer station at the entrance.

  2. We will only allow one party to tour the Interpretive Center at a time.

  3. For now, we are only open by appointment. 

  4. We are not offering guided tours at this time, but you are welcome to tour the Interpretive Center at your leisure. We will provide directions for the Courthouse across the street so you can tour on your own the restored courtroom where the Milam and Bryant trial took place.

  5. Please utilize our free app, the Emmett Till Memory Project, to guide you through the Courthouse and other historic sites in the Mississippi Delta.


Lunch - We highly recommend people check out the Sumner Grille located across from the courthouse: (662) 833-3051.


We also recommend visitors to check-out the Emmett Till Historic Intrepid Center (ETHIC) in Glendora. For more information, visit or call (662) 375-7333.


If you have any questions or would like to inquire about a full/half day pilgrimages, email us at or call 662-483-1231.

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We will be reopening by appointment only as of May 3rd. Please do not request an appointment in April. We will confirm the appointment via email. Appointment requests must be made at least 24 hours in advance.