The DeSoto County Museum
Where history comes alive!
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Who We Are

The DeSoto County Museum is operated by the Historic DeSoto Foundation. The museum educates the public about the history of the DeSoto County area by preserving and interpreting historically significant photos, documents, and artifacts that represent the history of DeSoto county from the time of Hernando DeSoto's exploration in 1541 to modern times.

Tour

Our Diverse Exhibits

Have personal or group tours to see each new exhibit the museum has obtained.

Learn

History of Desoto County

There is a vast county history that we strive to showcase in each of our exhibits.

Support

Your Local History

From volunteering to donating, there are multiple ways to support our county's museum.

United Way of the Mid-South

Franks Law Firm


Hernando Optimist Club


Twin Oaks Funeral Home


Walker, Brown and Brown Attorneys At Law

Mayors

Allen Latimer Horn Lake

Darren Musselwhite Southaven

Ken Adams Olive Branch

Chip Johnson Hernando

Trophy

Sponsors

Senator Mike McLendon 

Senator David Parker

Senator Kevin Blackwell


Norwood Appraisal Service


Hernando Civic Garden Club


Hampton Inn Hernando, MS


Barry Bouchillion State Farm Insurance


Desoto County Tourism


Sacred Heart School


Desoto County Board of Supervisors


DeSoto County Economic Development Council


Smith, Phillips, Mitchell, Scott & Nowak, LLC

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