Historic Corinth Depot & Crossroads Museum

The Crossroads Museum features permanent exhibit galleries dealing with archaeological items, Native-American relics, early Corinth panels, Civil War artifacts, railroad memorabilia, industrial items, and an interpretive video and models concerning Roscoe Turner, Corinth native and famed barnstormer. Two adjacent galleries offer special and rotating exhibits including traveling shows from the Mississippi Museum of Art and the Old Capitol Museum.

The Museum is located inside the Historic Corinth Depot. The Depot sits at the crossings of the historic Mobile and Ohio & Memphis and Charleston Railroads, which was the site of some of the heaviest fighting during the 1862 Battle of Corinth. The current depot is one of three, which have been located on the site. On the grounds of the Depot, a red caboose is open for tour and a public garden featuring a bronze railway conductor statue is also available.

Located at 221 North Fillmore Street.
Tuesday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m.
$5 for adults
$3 for senior citizens, military and students
Free to children 16.

Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center

For six months in 1862, Corinth, a critical railroad junction, captured the full attention of a divided nation. Today, one of the National Park Service's newest visitor centers interprets the key role of Corinth, Mississippi in the Civil War's Western Theater.

The 15,000 sq. ft. modern facility features interactive exhibits, a multimedia presentation on the Battle of Shiloh, and a video on the Battle of Corinth. The interpretive center stands near the site of Battery Robinett, a Union fortification witness to bloody fighting during the October, 1862 Battle of Corinth.

Located at 501 West Linden Street.
Open daily from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed on Christmas Day.
Admission: Free

Corinth National Cemetery

Corinth National Cemetery is located less than a mile southeast of downtown Corinth, Mississippi, and can be reached by US Highway 72. The cemetery was established in 1866 as a burial site for over 2,000 Union casualties of the Battle of Corinth and other battles in the surrounding area. By late 1870 there were more than 5,688 interments in the cemetery — 1,793 known and 3,895 unknown soldiers.

From US 72 turn north onto S. Johns Street and travel about three blocks. Turn left onto Horton Street. Entrance to the cemetery will be on the right at 1551 Horton Street.

Visitation Hours:
Open daily from 8:00 a.m. to sunset.

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