Last updated: 6/27/2018
Meridian, Mississippi
Street Address
2155 Front Street
Meridian, MS 39301
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 148
Meridian, MS 39302
phone: 601-581-1550
Tuesday - Saturday9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday11 AM - 5 PM
Closed News Years Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day
Adults (18-64): $14
Seniors (over 64): $12
Military (Active): $12
Members: free
Students (): $12
Youth (6-17): $8
Children 5 and under: Free
Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Mark Tullos, President + CEO
Ida B. Tomlin, Director of Operations
Marty Gamblin, Director of Hall of Fame
Paula Chance, Director of Marketing
Erica Rivers, Director of Development
Christy Buckalew, Director of Finance
Jo Beth Bounds, Retail Store Manager
Tiffany Mcgehee, Museum Educator
Stacey Wilson, Curator of Exhibitions

Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience (The MAX) is an exciting, first-of-its-kind multimedia tribute to the rich culture of creativity and the legacy of artists from all mediums who have called Mississippi home.


Showcasing Mississippi’s arts and entertainment legacy, honoring our creative legends, and inspiring tomorrow’s artists.

Educational Programs

Here, learners of all ages can explore the life stories of Mississippi’s legends, see the rough creative process behind polished work, and pursue their own creative interests through hands-on workshops and educational events in every area of the arts: music, dance, drama, writing, visual arts and more.


Performance Areas


Wheelchair Accessible




Guided Tours

Guided tours are available by reservation.


The MAX Store is open during museum hours and carries a variety of items unique to the museum’s exhibits

Get the party started.

From weddings and formal galas to professional gatherings, social mixers, and kid-friendly parties, events are more exciting at The MAX. To rent The MAX for your next event, please see our website for details.

Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

Group Tours

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