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“Only 5 miles from Jackson (not 55!) and great arts & crafts!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mississippi Crafts Center

Mississippi Crafts Center
950 Rice Road, Jackson, MS
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Ranked #16 of 40 Attractions in Jackson
Type: Specialty Shops, Museums
Activities: Shopping
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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.
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“Only 5 miles from Jackson (not 55!) and great arts & crafts!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Stopped in here to find a thank you/birthday gift for a good friend. Was impressed with the variety of jewelry, pottery, ceramics, concrete, fibers, wood, gourds, and glassware! Found an amazing wood burned gourd bowl for my friend, priced at $75. Some items might seem expensive, but remember these are hand made items by local artists and nothing is made in China! Would certain come here again looking for a perfect gift for friend, wedding or hostess.

Visited March 2013
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“Wabt something neat from MS = Stop Here!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

If you are on the NATCHEZ TRACE PARKWAY, or just rolling around JACKSON, MS looking for a great, local souvenir, GET IN HERE!!

Neat, local artists with a load of product means that you will find a charming novelty from the state .. ..

STOP ON IN!!!

Visited March 2013
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“Great place to wander around and learn something”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

Actually located in Ridgeland, a Jackson suburb, just off the Natchez Trace Parkway. Various craftspeople are there during the week and on Saturday to demonstrate their particular skills: quilting, spinning, weaving, blacksmithing, glass blowing, wood carving, pottery making, basket weaving... all kinds of crafts. Depending on the day you visit you might see quite a selection of them at work. Even if they're not there, you can see their products on display and in the gift shop for purchase. The Center also teaches various workshops on crafts and sponsors community craft events.

Visited December 2010
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