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Magee, Mississippi: Mississippi State Sanatorium Museum

A pioneering institution in the battle against tuberculosis. Bright and cheerful, not spooky like a mental hospital.

Address:
1049 Simpson Hwy 149, Magee, MS
Directions:
Occupies one of the smaller buildings in what is now called the Boswell Regional Center. The entrance to the grounds is three miles west of Magee, on the south side of Simpson Hwy 149. Follow the signs to the museum.
Hours:
M-F 8-4:30 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
601-867-5000
Admission:
Free
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Mississippi State Sanatorium Museum

Opened in the past couple of years with a lot of information and artifacts about living with tuberculosis and the idea of the cure.

[Angela, 11/23/2013]

The tuberculosis sanatorium opened in 1916 and closed in 1976.


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