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Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum

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Address: 1150 Lakeland Drive, Jackson, MS 39216
Phone Number: 601-432-4500
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good museum

good exhibits on farming including crop dusting, cotton baling and farming and ginning, etc. Many buildings were not open. good model train exhibit. Good lunch at the museum... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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E. St. Louie
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103 reviews 103 reviews
15 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

good exhibits on farming including crop dusting, cotton baling and farming and ginning, etc. Many buildings were not open. good model train exhibit. Good lunch at the museum restaurant. In-expensive and good home cooking. cafeteria style

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College Station, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Really cool museum. A lot of outdoor activities and walk-through buildings. We brought our kids here and there was something for each of them. Nature trails, old school house, general store, post office, cotton gin, you name it. Loats of fun

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Brandon, Mississippi
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112 reviews 112 reviews
20 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

There was a fire here in the fall. Certain areas are not open to the public because of this. Be sure to call and check on the restoration progress.

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Morganton, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Visit the Ag Museum a couple of times while we lived in the Jackson area...a nice spot for a small wedding. Did not get to really check out the Museum and the model trains until attending a child's birthday party with family. The Ag Museum was the perfect place for a birthday party with the animals and train ride around... More 

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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329 reviews 329 reviews
95 attraction reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

A well organised venue with free parking. It was well worth the $6 entry fee. There was a 19th century street moved from Mississippi to Jackson with a school, church, general store and many more buildings. A cotton gin was in action as well as a sawmill and a water pump. Sugar cane was being processed. A huge model railway... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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62 reviews 62 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

See the real "old town Mississippi" that has been dismantled from it's original location and reassembled here- from the general store to the old church where weddings are still held. Then go to the nation's only agricultural aviation museum. It's well worth it if you take the time.

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globeseeker007
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1,080 helpful votes 1,080 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Admission fee to this museum is only $5 and it is worth more. The main building, which is huge, has quite a few exhibits. Inside are vintage aircraft, automobiles, and farm equipment. There is a cotton gin and cotton picker as well as chain saws and other tools. There are two electric train exhibits with volunteers available to run the... More 

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Houston
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138 reviews 138 reviews
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is a very well organized and well appointed museum really worth visiting. The main building alone would be worth the entrance fee. It contains displays about the dairy industry, the history of cotton, collection of old tractors and tools, agricultural and aviation artifacts, several beautiful quilts, and displays of electric trains that will bring back the child in you.... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

What a fun, educational experience! We all had fun and learned about the old faming days as well. And..... it is located in a safe part of Jackson!!!

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Muscle Shoals, Alabama
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The Jackson Rhythm and Blues Festival was held here, and I absolutely enjoyed it. No words can describe the friendliness of the people in Jackson, MS and the great food we ate while attending the event. Will be back next year

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