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Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home National Monument is a new unit of the National Park Service, and is located in the heart of the historic Elraine District of Jackson Mississippi. This is still an active neighborhood, so please be respectful of neighbors and residents during your visit. Park facilities are limited at this time. Please visit Things to Do to learn about other ways to explore the Civil Rights story in Jackson, Mississippi.

Medgar and Myrlie Evers House
Visiting the house of Medgar and Myrlie Evers is a powerful experience, and provides a great understanding of the Evers family and their role in the Civil Rights Movement

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Medgar and Myrlie Evers House

Hours: Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Offerings: Ranger led tours of the Evers house are available for groups no larger than 10. Groups larger than 10 require a reservation, and we cannot accommodate groups larger than 30. Make reservations by calling 601-345-7211. No restrooms are available.
Accessibility: An accessible ramp provides access to the house. Due to the small nature of the dwelling, visitors using wheelchairs or powered chairs may have to transfer to a smaller wheelchair to see the whole house.
Parking: Limited street parking is available. Please consider parking at Myrlie's Garden, located at the Missouri Street intersection.
Myrlie's Garden
Myrlie's Garden is a great place to relax and explore the story of Medgar and Myrlie Evers

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Myrlie's Garden

Hours: Open sunrise to sunset.
Offerings: picnic tables, shaded pavilion, educational exhibits, and community garden.
Accessibilty: Accessible parking and accessible paved sidewalks
Parking: Four parking spots and one accessible spot are available.

Last updated: November 2, 2023

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Mailing Address:

1425 Lelia Dr
Ste A
Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home National Monument

Jackson, MS 39216



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