The Mississippi Industrial Heritage Museum invites you to these unique special events held annually at the Soulé Steam Works.

All museum events are family-friendly, entertaining and educational.

Private Events

    The Mississippi Industrial Heritage Museum also shares historic Soulé Steam Works by allowing people to host private events. Your guests can experience the preserved industrial heritage at your next party or function. Please contact the museum for more information.

Celebrate the American Industrial Revolution

Self-Guided Tours
Located in Downtown Meridian

WORK - in collaboration with the Smithsonian

WORK - Celebrate the American Industrial Revolution

Self-guided Tour Map click for larger view

Maker Faire Meridian

Returns to its traditional weekend
April 2-3, 2022
Located in Downtown Meridian

Maker Faire Meridian 2021

Maker Faire Meridian 2021


Soulé Live Steam Festival

First Weekend in November - Nov. 4 & 5, 2022
Located in Downtown Meridian

Take a trip back to the age of steam with a tour through America's last intact steam engine factory. Experience what it was like to work at the turn of the twentieth century. A belt-driven machine shop, iron foundry, assembly shop and 1930's office give visitors a glimpse of how things were made in America.