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Jackson - Museums

 

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Mississippi Children's Museum
Ranked #1 of 13 Museums in Jackson
Category: Children's Museums
Owner description: The Mississippi Children's Museum is your Destination for Imagination. MCM wants to ignite the spark of creativity that is... more » Owner description: 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 $8.00. « less
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Ranked #2 of 13 Museums in Jackson
Category: Natural History Museums
Owner description: Explore Mississippi's biological diversity at this presitigious museum that includes indoor exhibits: a 100,000-gallon... more » Owner description: Explore Mississippi's biological diversity at this presitigious museum that includes indoor exhibits: a 100,000-gallon aquarium filled with native fishes, reptiles and amphibians, plus more than two miles of outdoor walking trails that wind through natural habitats. « less
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Ranked #3 of 13 Museums in Jackson
Category: History Museums
Owner description: The Old Capitol building served the state from 1832-1903 and was later converted into a State Historical Museum. Visitors can... more » Owner description: The Old Capitol building served the state from 1832-1903 and was later converted into a State Historical Museum. Visitors can tour the grand dam of Mississippi politics, plus view dioramas and exhibits that trace the city's history. The museum also includes a large collection of Jefferson Davis memorabilia. « less
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Ranked #4 of 13 Museums in Jackson
Category: Museums
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Ranked #5 of 13 Museums in Jackson
Category: Art Museums
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Ranked #6 of 13 Museums in Jackson
Category: Specialty Shops
Owner description: Built in 2007, the Mississippi Craft Center in Ridgeland (just north of Jackson)is the home to the Craftsmen's Guild of... more » Owner description: Built in 2007, the Mississippi Craft Center in Ridgeland (just north of Jackson)is the home to the Craftsmen's Guild of Mississippi.It is situated between the Reservoir and the Natchez Trace.The Center is open 9-5 daily, closed only on New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.The Center includes a permanent collection of craft works, the George Berry Gallery with rotating exhibits and a large retail gallery featuring the the work of many of the Guild's 400 members. The Center also offers craft classes, camp, exhibitions, demonstrations and acts as a welcome center for visitors to the area. There is no admission fee. « less
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Ranked #7 of 13 Museums in Jackson
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #8 of 13 Museums in Jackson
Category: Specialty Museums
This museum recalls Mississippi sports greats, from Dizzy Dean to the Negro League players.
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Ranked #9 of 13 Museums in Jackson
Category: History Museums; Museums; Natural History Museums
Owner description: Located in Jackson's first public school building for African-Americans, this museum, named after a former slave who went on... more » Owner description: Located in Jackson's first public school building for African-Americans, this museum, named after a former slave who went on to become the first African-American Alderman in Jackson, chronicles the everday lives and culture of people of African decent living in the South during the late 1800s and early 1900s. « less
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Ranked #10 of 13 Museums in Jackson
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #11 of 13 Museums in Jackson
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums
Owner description: Be wowed by giant stars, glowing planets and distant galaxies all shown on a giant wrap-around screen at this engaging... more » Owner description: Be wowed by giant stars, glowing planets and distant galaxies all shown on a giant wrap-around screen at this engaging planetarium, one of the largest in the South. « less
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Ranked #12 of 13 Museums in Jackson
Category: Historic Sites
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Owner description: This mission of this non-profit organization is to document and preserve the rich tradition of Jewish life in the South... more » Owner description: This mission of this non-profit organization is to document and preserve the rich tradition of Jewish life in the South through public programs, exhibits, publications and historic preservation. « less
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