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Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

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Address: 1152 Lakeland Drive, Jackson, MS 39216
Phone Number: 601-982-8264
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Description: The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum exists to tell –and...
The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum exists to tell –and preserve– the stories of Mississippi's greatest athletes and coaches, without question some of the world's greatest athletes and coaches. Question: What other state can boast the leading scorer and receiver in NFL history (Jerry Rice), the leading passer in NFL history (Brett Favre), the second leading rusher (Walter Payton) and the patriarch of the first family of football (Archie Manning)? Answer: Only Mississippi. And those guys are just for starters. Mississippi male and female athletes have excelled on national and international levels, winning Olympic gold, Super Bowl MVP trophies, World Series games and NBA championships. Our museum tells those stories, and many more, including being home to the largest Dizzy Dean collection. Stop by soon and see for yourself!
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Enlightening and Informative with many great stories about the people who have been inducted into the MSHOF.

Touch screens with videos that show actual events. Numerous artifacts, old and new. Games for the kids and adults. Great athletes seem to come to life, telling their stories.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
maryjane t
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Richland, Mississippi
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Richland, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Touch screens with videos that show actual events. Numerous artifacts, old and new. Games for the kids and adults. Great athletes seem to come to life, telling their stories.

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Madison, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is not only interesting place to learn about the athletes from Mississippi, but a place you can try your hand at batting like the pros, or golfing or tennis. Great for adults and children.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Very nice facility with many interesting displays. Members of the Hall of Fame include Jerry Rice, Bret Farve, Walter Payton, Dizzy Dean, Jackie Slater, and Clarence Witherspoon. Worth your time to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The MS Sports Hall of Fame is a great place to visit. It's a great family event if you have the kids along, yet interesting enough to visit alone. The building is great and your tour starts with a short video/movie of the history of athletes from MS. It's quite interesting and very surprising at the number of awesome athletes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We stopped just to see what they had and we were very impressed!!! The locker room with the different uniforms was very cool!!! They are making some updates to the museum and I am sure it will only get better!!! The admission price is great too!!!!!

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Andrea P, Marketing Director at Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by! We are glad you enjoyed it and hope you come back to visit again soon to enjoy our progess. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

The displays at this museum are awesome. I've been there several times and there's always something new. They've done a nice job with interactive exhibits. The amount of Mississippi history you get is great too. Don't leave Jackson without stopping here. Check their website for special events.

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Andrea P, Marketing Director at Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame, responded to this review

Thank you, Kerry, for the outstanding review! We hope to see you back again soon. More 

Clinton, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The MS Sports Hall of Fame is a great place to visit and learn about the rich history our state has in sports. There is something for all ages and genders here. Great value. Give it a go.

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Thank you for your review of the museum! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Being from Minnesota where the Mississippi River starts I knew of Walter Payton, Brett Favre and Jerry Rice being from your state but what a great class and State of Athletes you have on display here! To know the history of Dizzy Dean and the Jackson Mets to the great facilities at Mississippi State for baseball and football to Ole... More 

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Andrea P, Marketing Director at Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review! We are certainly proud of the extensive number of star athletes, teams and coaches Mississippi has produced. Thanks for sharing the word. More 

Monroe, Louisiana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

The Sports Hall of Fame was great. First we saw a 15 minute video showing Robin Roberts and her time with sports. Great exhibits, there is an Olympic exhibit showing the history of Mississippians in the Olympics. Other great exhibits, which showed the career of "Dizzy Dean" with the Cardinals. The only con about it is their gift shop, which... More 

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I enjoyed a self-guided tour and learned about athletes who are native Mississippians. All sports are featured which includes photos, brief bios, magazine covers, some jerseys and other gear from athletes (e.g., Brett Favre, Jerry Rice, Archie Manning). You can view a shirt movie about the museum and purchase items from the museum shop. Also, the cost is budget-friendly. This... More 

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