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Mississippi Children's Museum

2145 Museum Boulevard, Jackson, MS 39202-6000
+1 601-981-5469
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The Mississippi Children's Museum is a must visit

The Mississippi Children's Museum is a must visit for all children living in Mississippi and for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jackson, Mississippi
Outstanding! Fun and informative for all ages!

I've visited the museum with a 1 1/2 year old twice in the past couple of months and probably can't... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fort Myers, Florida
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The Mississippi Children's Museum is your Destination for Imagination. MCM wants to ignite the spark of creativity that is inside each and everyone of us and awaken a lifelong passion for learning, exploration and discovery. Visit the Mississippi Children's Museum and get inspired! Open Tuesday through Saturday 9a-5p and Sunday 1p-6p. Admission is $10 per person; children under the age of 1 year are free.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2145 Museum Boulevard, Jackson, MS 39202-6000
+1 601-981-5469
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mississippi Children's Museum is a must visit for all children living in Mississippi and for those who are visiting the State! Children can enjoy both the indoor and the outdoor activities. It is education presented lively.

Thank peace1232017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've visited the museum with a 1 1/2 year old twice in the past couple of months and probably can't express in words how much fun it was to follow her through this amazing attraction. It is a fun place to watch kids of all...More

Thank MJC6333
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I have taken my Grandkids to Children's Museums in 4 different large cities. Jackson, MS, was the smallest city among them. The surprising thing is that the Mississippi Children's Museum was by far the best of any of them. Fun, entertaining, varied and clean. I...More

Thank Alfred P
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The museum is small. Not much to keep the young one entertained for long. Could use more food options.

Thank disfam15
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We stopped here on the way home to New Orleans and had a great time. This kids really enjoyed themselves. This museum had plenty to do. There was an underground world, music and art centers, a cooking play area, fishing and agriculture exhibits and plenty...More

Thank Renee B
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Definitely a destination for an afternoon of fun! We have been going since it opened and each of our grands have loved it! Plenty to explore..climb on...crawl into...our thankful that Jackson has this!

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Went on a field trip with our 3Ker. Very family friendly and well-thought out, interactive exhibits. Loved how there was emphasis on the historical aspect of Mississippi!

Thank mcdavis2017
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Great learning experience, children love it! Ages 2-8 My daughter love it and then going to the park and play ground a simple walk. Actual Last Date was probably after 3 grade.

Thank Ronnie-bonita
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a great museum for the younger kids (under 13). They have unlimited amounts of things to do for them. They have lots of space to run around. It does cost to enter so be ready for that. They also have a yard that...More

Thank mstwilight
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I love this play alternative for inside play during the summer and winter months. I love all of the special promotions held for members. My son enjoy it every time.

1  Thank Lauretha B
MCMMarketing, Manager at Mississippi Children's Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for your review!

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14 October 2017|
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Response from mcdavis2017 | Reviewed this property |
Admission: $10 Children Under 1 Year: Free Members: UNLIMITED Admission
Brent T
21 July 2017|
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Response from MCMMarketing | Property representative |
Hi! It's $10 a person, ages 1 and up!
15 June 2017|
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Response from 580deborahp | Reviewed this property |
Depending on your child's age, attention span, and interest, I would say anywhere from 1-3 hours. There is a cafe inside if you want to take a snack break. Everything is self-directed, so it's really up to you as to how... More