photo courtesy of GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi

photo courtesy of GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi

About This Project

The Top 40 Places to Visit in the Mississippi Delta project was organized by GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi in partnership with the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area. The project is designed to engage both visitors and residents by celebrating cultural heritage attractions throughout the Mississippi Delta that tell the region's diverse stories.

This list in no way suggests that these attractions are the most popular, the most visited, the most interesting, or the most unique. Rather, the Top 40 Places to Visit in the Mississippi Delta is designed to encourage visitors and residents to seek these attractions as starting points for discovering the rich cultural heritage of the region over time. 


About the Partners

The Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area is a partnership between the people of the Mississippi Delta and the National Park Service. The MDNHA was designated by U.S. Congress in 2009 and is governed by a board of directors representing agencies and organizations defined in the congressional legislation. 

The management entity of the MDNHA is The Delta Center for Culture and Learning at Delta State University. The mission of The Delta Center is to promote greater understanding of Mississippi Delta culture and history and its significance to the world through education, partnerships and community engagement. 



Thanks to the Mississippi Delta Tourism Association and county boards of supervisors throughout the Mississippi Delta for contributing attractions and images toward the completion of this project.