The Sam Olden Yazoo Historical Society Museum

located inside the Triangle Cultural Center (2nd Floor)
332 North Main Street
Yazoo City, Mississippi

The Sam Olden Historical Museum features exhibits from Civil War days, to the great Yazoo City fire of 1904, as well as those depicting World War I, the history of Main Street School, now the Triangle Cultural Center, the 1927 flood, political history, items from the daily lives of Yazoo’s early citizens and the contributions of Yazoo County’s many famous sons and daughters.

The Sam Olden Historical Museum is open weekdays, 9:00 a.m. – noon, and at other times by appointment by calling the Triangle Cultural Center at 662-746-2273.

Admission is free.

The Oakes African-American Cultural Center

312 South Monroe Street
Yazoo City, Mississippi

The Oakes House was home to members of the Oakes family for over a century. Today it houses the Oakes African-American Cultural Center, where visitors can take a glimpse into the lives and heritage of this outstanding family. It highlights the numerous contributions of Yazoo County’s African-American citizens, from artists and craftsmen to musicians, educators, and statesmen.

The Oakes African-American Cultural Center is closed for renovations, but visits may be scheduled by contacting the Yazoo County Fair & Civic League at 662-746-7984.

Oakes African-American Cultural Center

Oakes African-American Cultural Center

312 South Monroe Street
Yazoo City, Mississippi

662-746-5038 or
662-746-7984
Sam Olden Historical Museum

Sam Olden Historical Museum

332 North Main Street
Yazoo City, Mississippi

800-381-0662