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Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum

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Address: 1150 Lakeland Dr, Jackson, MS 39216-4728
Phone Number: +1 601-432-4500
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09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The mission of the Mississippi Agriculture Museum is to create an...

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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Hawaii Travellers visit Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum

Neat place to walk around and see interesting old things. They have barns, a hearse, tractors and cabins.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Neat place to walk around and see interesting old things. They have barns, a hearse, tractors and cabins.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went as a chaperone on a 1st grade field trip. I must say that despite it being super packed with many other buses and students, it was well organized and had plenty stations to visit in case yours was busy. They offered a hayride tour, cookie, milk, free pumpkin which was awesome, a brief song & dance, & lots... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

While visiting relations in Jackson we visited this museum on a pumpkin day, not sure of the official name. The admission included a hay ride & a pumpkin. Our grandchildren had a great time. We also enjoyed the exhibits with the children being entranced by the elaborate train layout. We hope to return as it is hard to see everything... More 

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Summerville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Very interesting museum to learn about Mississippi's Agriculture and Forestry. Great exhibit of tools. There is a little but of everything here. The model trains were a lovely surprise and fun to look at. Outdoor building were very nice and decorated for Fall. The staff were all very friendly.

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Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We visited during the Celtic Festival, which ended up being worse than on a day with no special events. The displays in the main building were very interesting, including the history of different types of saw mills, crop dusting planes, and a huge model railroad.

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Davis, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The Mississippi Ag museum was a nice exhibit of Mississippi's agricultural past. They had a nice collection of old tractors, cars, and railroad paraphanelia, plus a great collection of farm tools and machines used in agriculture anywhere from the late 1800's through present day. The exhibits are interactive with lots of buttons to push to engage visitors. Outside the main... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is a nice way to spend a beautiful weather day. A must see its the fully operation train inside the building. There is a petting barn as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

A great place to spend the day. A educational and fun experience. A wide range of things to learn about and an overall great experience. Everything from an old county store to a functional sawmill to crop dusters and everything in between. A true Mississippi Treasure.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

We went to the museum because our family reunion was being held there. We had no expectations, but what a great surprise! This museum is a gem! My 8 year old loved the intricate model trains that went through the areas of Mississippi. The amazing array of antique farm equipment certainly gave us an appreciation for our modern conveniences. We... More 

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Carthage, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I absolutely love this place! When you walk in you feel like you have traveled to another time period. Very interesting exhibits. This is the #1 place I would recommend visiting if in Jackson.

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