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Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby reopens

The Mississippi Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby has reopened after being closed for 20 months for a $2 million renovation. Source: WDAM The Mississippi Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby has reopened after being closed for 20 months for a $2 million renovation. Source: WDAM
CAMP SHELBY, MS (WDAM) -

The Mississippi Armed Forces Museum at Camp Shelby has reopened after being closed for 20 months for a $2 million Renovation.

State government officials, veterans and museum supporters gathered for a reopening ceremony Thursday morning.

Gov. Phil Bryant was the keynote speaker.

The renovation added about 10,000 square feet of exhibit space.

A new Medal of Honor room was constructed and a center courtyard was enclosed and converted into a grand hall for traveling exhibits and events. 

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