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Mississippi Museum of Art

201 East Pascagoula Street, Jackson, MS 39201
601-960-1515
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Ranked #7 of 42 Attractions in Jackson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My son & I were in Jackson overnight on our way to Oxford. He is a sophomore in college majoring in Art History so I thought this would be a good stop. Having just been on a school trip to Chicago a couple of weeks before, he wasn't too sure. However, we were both glad we made the time for... More

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Reno, Nevada, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Get here as soon as you can. The travelling Civil Rights Exhibit is so brilliantly done we wish every single American (of any age) could experience it. The entire museum is surprisingly well curated and for a small city this is a wonderful find and a must see if you are in town. A lovely museum café, fantastic gift shop... More

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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49 reviews 49 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This is a great stop for kids and adults. Most of it is free , a minimum charge is for special exhibits. The current one is of picture during the civil rights a very moving exhibit. Overall , it is a cultural drink for the artist soul.

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Brandon, Mississippi
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66 reviews 66 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

enjoyed the museum. nice exhibits, activities for children. Fountains outside are really neat. wish they would advertise more about their exhibits.

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Brussels
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

found the exhibits fascination - well worth a visit . There is also a very reasonable café for light lunches , snacks, or coffee & a lovely garden to eat if the weather is fine. The gift shop was a little diasppointing - no 'tasteful ' bags or pens for sale - easy things to pack in a suitcase!!!

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Ridgeland, Mississippi
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

My wife and I have been members of the Museum of Art since shortly after we returned to Jackson in 1967. We have spent many happy hours at the museum, and have seldom missed a special show there. One of my favorite permanent exhibits is the small pre-Columbian artifacts near the gift shop, which was donated by a great Mississippi... More

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Meridian, Mississippi
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Attended child's field trip, great location, very educational, with lot's of insight into MS heritage.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We have been members of the MS Museum of Art for several years. They have great exhibits as well as entertaining events. We love going to the after hours functions. This is my families favorite attraction in Jackson!

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Nashville, Tennessee
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Nothing much to see, mainly MS artist represented. The free section was worth wandering through to kill a Sunday afternoon in Jackson but I paid $10 to see a mediocre watercolor show and the new acquit ions. Not worth the money

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Keller, Texas, United States
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73 reviews 73 reviews
20 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Check the website to see what show they have. Even if they are between shows there is a free exhibit that is worth the trip. You will be surprised at the gifted artist work displayed in the permanent show. Look on the walls where there are words of some of Ms. Most famous authors. Guarantee that you will be in... More

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