Parsons and Greater Area Historical Museum

Situated in the Parsons Cultural Life Center, as part of the municipal hall complex, this modern museum tells the compelling story of West Tennessee life through exhibits covering a wide array of subjects including dinosaurs, Native Americans, early settlers, occupations, the railroad, life on the river, churches and schools.

Established as a railroad town in 1889, Parsons is located off of I-40 at exit 126. 

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Latitude: 35.6637 Longitude: -88.1246 Elevation: 502 ft
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Michelle Lacewell

Seasons Open


Hours Open

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.



ADA Accessibility Notes

Call ahead for full details.

Pet Friendly Notes

Service animals only.

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