Museum hosts annual “Night at the Museum” event | Events
The following is a press release from the African American Military History Museum:
The third annual Holiday Night at the Museum will be December 7 from 6-9 p.m. at the African American Military History Museum. Admission is $5 and limited to the first 50 children ages 7-12. This fun-filled evening will include a holiday-themed movie, popcorn and sodas, a tour of the Museum, games and more. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 601.450.1942.
The USO Club opened on March 22, 1942 and was constructed by community volunteers who invested more than 40,000 hours in the project. It is currently the only surviving USO built exclusively for African American soldiers and in 2003 was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. More than 150 years of African American military history is on display in the Museum.
The African American Military History Museum is a Hattiesburg Convention Commission Facility. Since 1991, the Hattiesburg Convention Commission has been developing and operating tourism-related facilities for the Hattiesburg area. For more information, visit www.HattiesburgUso.com.