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State: Arkansas

Helena Museum of Phillips County

The Helena Museum of Phillips County is comprised of the former Helena Library section, constructed in 1891, the 1929 addition, and further additions constructed between 1962 and 1974. The Helena Library section of the museum has the distinction of being the oldest public building in Phillips County, and the museum is the oldest purpose built museum in the state of Arkansas. In 1975, the Helena Museum was included in the National Register of Historic Places and features prominently in historic downtown Helena as a longstanding landmark. The entire Helena Museum is currently utilized as an exhibition and storage facility for numerous historic artifacts and treasures associated with the history of the Arkansas delta and Phillips County. The Helena Museum is used daily as a center for collections management and is open to the general public. Normal working hours are Wednesday through Friday 10 until 4 and Saturday 10 until 2.

Interpretive Center Contact Info

Contact Person Contact Info

  • Name
    Tappan Jennings
  • Address
    625 Pecan Street
  • City
  • State
  • Zip
  • Phone
    (870) 338-7790
  • Email

Interpretive Center Visits

National Office Contact Information


National MRPC Office
PO Box 7395
Madison, WI 53707-7395


Toll Free: 866-763-8310
E-mail: [email protected]