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Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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This Place is fun!

This is a fun place to check out, though it is pretty hot in the summer time and most of the old... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Jackson, Mississippi
Cheap n peaceful

Price was surprisingly low for the amount of fun interactive and informative displays as well the... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2018
Monroe, New Jersey
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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...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1150 Lakeland Dr, Jackson, MS 39216-4728
+1 601-432-4500
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

This is a fun place to check out, though it is pretty hot in the summer time and most of the old building and the animals are outside. They do have some exhibits inside including a model train which I love. In October they have...More

Thank J L M
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Price was surprisingly low for the amount of fun interactive and informative displays as well the out buildings.

Thank munzingm
Reviewed May 29, 2018

terrific museum...lots of history and done in a walkable at your own pace...many outbuildings, gardens, mills, old farm implements and vehicles...well done and even a movie to start and a place to eat if you are hungry.

Thank culaugh2012
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I enjoyed learning about the outdoors, bees, nature, and seeing all of the things the museum had.

Thank Cyndi G
Reviewed April 26, 2018

The Agriculture Museum depicts Mississippi from the 1940's era through today. There is a replica town of the 1940's with tours and explanations of each area of the town. There are farm animals for children to see, picnic areas, and of course the museum itself...More

Thank LouisianaDeltagirl
Reviewed April 11, 2018

We homeschool. During Spring Break, a friend and I took our children on an outing to this museum - two nine year olds and a five year old. When we walked into the museum, a museum professional, Mr. Grant Briscoe, walked up to us and...More

Thank Anna_in_Ohio
Reviewed March 31, 2018

The location is very easy to find, the facility is very clean. They have a general store with snacks, and they have a gift shop as well. It's a pretty nice place to spend the evening. Tons of things to learn about there. The cotton...More

Thank Amber L
Reviewed March 20, 2018

Took my granddaughter there during spring break and we both enjoyed our visit. She was enthralled with the model train exhibits since she could push a button to get them started. The young man in charge of the collections was very personable and answered all...More

Thank Denise B
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

This place is a great place if you want to learn about what all Mississippi does for agriculture. There is also a MS sports hall of fame museum next door.

Thank Ryan G
Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Ok usually we really like seeing places like this but this place was really boring. The people at the front were less than helpful, could barely look up from their computers to answer a question. The indoor area was nice but the rest of the...More

Thank g m
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March 26, 2017|
Response from Jean M | Reviewed this property |
There is a newer building they were remodeling when I visited. Lots of nice displays. The outside building were very old, some had displays, luke the doctors office & print shop. The general store had air-conditioning, but... More
March 17, 2017|
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Response from kel G | Reviewed this property |
I agree, 2 to 3 hours is enough to enjoy the sights.
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Response from mississippimuse | Reviewed this property |
Admission Prices Adults: $5 Senior Adults (ages 60 and over) $4 Military: $4 Ages 3-18: $4 Children under age 3 Free! There are OFTEN events with no charge, but you just go to their website and find out what prices are for... More