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Esse Purse Museum

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Dedicated purse museums in the world are rare, Amsterdam, Seoul and Little Rock claim the distinction of being home to the three brick-and-mortar galleries in existence. Showcases the purse’s evolving function, design and its contents, illustrating the story of American women in the 20th century; a century of women and their handbags covering 1900-1999. Collection numbers over 4,000 handbags. On-site store sells high-end and lower-priced handcrafted purses and some vintage purses, as well as scarves, jewelry, books and note cards. Named by SmaterTravel.com as one of the World's Hottest Museums for 2014.
1510 S. Main St.
Little Rock, AR 72202
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