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Morton Museum of Collierville History

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Opportunity for Artists

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1351 art contest

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Support the restoration of the Frisco 1351 locomotive with your artistic talents! The Friends of the Morton Museum invite artists to submit original interpretations of the Frisco 1351 locomotive that sits on Collierville's Town Square. The First place winner will receive a $500 cash prize and their piece will be reproduced in to prints and sold to raise money for the restoration effort. Questions? Call 901-457-2650 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline for entries is October 2, 2017 by 5:00pm CST

click here for entry information and forms


Spotlight Saturdays

 The Musuem's Parking lot will close at 4:00pm for this event. 

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october 21 at 6:00pm

Join us for an outdoor concert celebrating Collierville's Dairy Farming History. The concert will be in the Museum's parking lot. Performances by The Last Chance Jug Band and The River Bluff Clan!

All ages welcome and Admission if FREE!


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November 4 from 10am - 3pm

View Collierville's Community Art Galleries at the Morton Museum, the Collierville Burch Library, and Town Hall via Collierville's Double Decker Bus! Watch artists demonstrate their talents at the Museum and create your own art at activity stations at the Museum and Library. This event will also open the Museum's annual Retrospective art exhibit, a group show featuring artwork from our 2017 community artists.

This event is held in partnership with Collierville's division of Tourism and the Collierville Burch Library

All ages welcome and FREE Admission!

On View

Making a town: Collierville's Railroad

On view August 12 - October 20, 2017

The railroad played an integral part in the development of Collierville. In this exhibit learn about the early history of Collierville’s railroad and the impact that it made on the Town.

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Lunch n' Learn At The Morton Museum

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October 12 at 11:00am - Steve Cole will discuss the history and battle of nearby Fort Pillow during the American Civil War.

October 26 at 11:00am - John McKenney will discuss the history of Collierville's important landmark, locomotive Frisco 1351.

Lunch n' Learns will resume in January 2018!

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    • Morton Museum of Collierville History Location:

      196 Main Street
      Collierville, TN 38017

      Tuesday–Saturday 10am – 4pm
      Closed Sunday, Monday, and Holidays
      Phone: 901-457-2650

      Admission: Always Free

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