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Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum

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Address: 1150 Lakeland Dr, Jackson, MS 39216-4728
Phone Number: +1 601-432-4500
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The mission of the Mississippi Agriculture Museum is to create an...

The mission of the Mississippi Agriculture Museum is to create an environment that communicates the value of past and present Mississippi agricultural lifestyles, relationships and practices and their relevance to the future of all people. Our vision is to cultivate an appreciation for Mississippi agriculture and create a memorable experience that inspires the community as a whole.

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A Mississippi Treasure. Must see...

A great place to spend the day. A educational and fun experience. A wide range of things to learn about and an overall great experience. Everything from an old county store to a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Devildog126
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to spend the day. A educational and fun experience. A wide range of things to learn about and an overall great experience. Everything from an old county store to a functional sawmill to crop dusters and everything in between. A true Mississippi Treasure.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the museum because our family reunion was being held there. We had no expectations, but what a great surprise! This museum is a gem! My 8 year old loved the intricate model trains that went through the areas of Mississippi. The amazing array of antique farm equipment certainly gave us an appreciation for our modern conveniences. We... More 

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Thank brownpelican29
Carthage, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I absolutely love this place! When you walk in you feel like you have traveled to another time period. Very interesting exhibits. This is the #1 place I would recommend visiting if in Jackson.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Attended a reunion at this location. It was spacious and adequate for what we required. The outdoor area was good for the kids and games and we all enjoyed walking thru the various museums.

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Thank jaytam
Middleton, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

This was an interesting enough place with lots to see. Sad to hear that a fire claimed three of its buildings including the children's barn in 2014 and they haven't been rebuilt. I'm glad to hear they are planning on it though. It was well worth the money to visit this museum.

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Thank Nicole B
Flowood, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

You almost feel like you've stepped into another time at this museum. The buildings are era specific, and the staff is beyond knowledgeable.

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Thank John Y
Jackson, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Strolling among structures that illustrate Mississippi's agricultural history is a pleasant way to spend a few hours while gaining historical insights. The museum is small enough to cover comfortably and includes a short nature trail and an interesting general store.

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Thank NM43
Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Go in the morning! or it will be sweltering in the heat of Mississippi. Lots of old buildings, farming equipment, and an indoor exhibit on agriculture, aviation, and trains. My favorite exhibit was the donated collection in a building to itself in the back of the property. Great time and well loved.

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Thank shandakellysmith
Oakdale, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

A must see for those who like to see old things such as farming, logging and days of the old. We really enjoyed the museum. Considerable walking to see everything. The old timey doctors office was really cool.

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Thank Jerry M
Fairhope, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We attended an event which had tractor races (slowest one to be the winner!) The darling old town was like it was 100 or so years ago. Pleasant employees helped you find your way around. Enjoyed the trip back in time.

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