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Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum

1150 Lakeland Drive, Jackson, MS 39216-4728
+1 601-432-4500
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Budget 2-3 hours for this museum! It's worth it.

We were so surprised by how many exhibits are available at this site! We roamed over this place for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
D F
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Austin, Texas
Great Museum - So-so Park

We stopped on our way from Vicksburg to Birmingham. It wasn't far off the highway and was only... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
PatSam57
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Sugar Land, Texas
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The mission of the Mississippi Agriculture Museum is to create an environment that communicates the value of past and present Mississippi agricultural lifestyles, relationships and practices and their relevance to the future of all people. Our vision is to cultivate an appreciation for Mississippi agriculture and create a memorable experience that inspires the community as a whole.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“general store” (25 reviews)
“cotton gin” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1150 Lakeland Drive, Jackson, MS 39216-4728
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+1 601-432-4500
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so surprised by how many exhibits are available at this site! We roamed over this place for over 2 hours and I still felt rushed (that's what happens when you have little kids). The central museum (I think it's called the Heritage Building)...More

Thank D F
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We stopped on our way from Vicksburg to Birmingham. It wasn't far off the highway and was only $5.00. The buildings part of the park was a little hokey, although it was interesting to see a huge cotton gin. The museum part of the park...More

Thank PatSam57
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This is a authentic replica of what life would have been like 100 years ago in Mississippi. Or anywhere in agricultural America almost. No electricity and families living off the land with farming being the chief way of making a living. The coolest part about...More

Thank Doug w
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Boring, educational stop. Probably a good place to take a local school field trip at the end of school. We were not interested in Missisisippi forestry or agriculture. Besides, the place closed before the tour arrived. They allowed us to drive in and turn around....More

Thank JohnWard2013
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Had the pleasure of attending a company event hosted here, and enjoyed the facility and the exhibits more than I expected to. My husband and daughter both agreed. Worth exploring!

1  Thank nhderting
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have been here before and I reviewed it highly then. We came back on our next trip and the kids demanded that we stop here again. It is hands down the best family museum we have been to (and we do this a lot)....More

3  Thank Michael L
Reviewed 9 March 2017

If you like history you will love this place, I think this is the best preserved place of how people lived in those days and it is all real and not a look alike people were nice and place was clean. This place is wort...More

1  Thank vincecaminita
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We've been visiting this museum for years. I love the train exhibits they've added through the years. This is a gem. A hidden treasure. Make a point of going because you won't be disappointed. If you plan it right, there are festivals/events at certain times...More

1  Thank I_teach_Kinders
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The displays are the actual items, not reproductions. Tells the history of the commerce in the state through farming and the lumber business.

1  Thank hinto1
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

An interesting visit to Mississippi's past. The General Store carried a lot of state products. The doctors office was interesting, a real salute to how far the medical community has come. I highly recommend this museum.

Thank Jean M
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27 March 2017|
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Response from Jean M | Reviewed this property |
There is a newer building they were remodeling when I visited. Lots of nice displays. The outside building were very old, some had displays, luke the doctors office & print shop. The general store had air-conditioning, but... More
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Response from kel G | Reviewed this property |
I agree, 2 to 3 hours is enough to enjoy the sights.
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Response from mississippimuse | Reviewed this property |
Admission Prices Adults: $5 Senior Adults (ages 60 and over) $4 Military: $4 Ages 3-18: $4 Children under age 3 Free! There are OFTEN events with no charge, but you just go to their website and find out what prices are for... More
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