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Museum of Mississippi History

222 North St, Suite 1206, Jackson, MS 39201-1808
+1 601-576-6800
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The museum gave the history of the state of Mississippi from the beginning to present. Very... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
bhlytle
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Kennesaw, Georgia
Great informative museum

This is in the same building as the civil Rights museum. Make it two days, so much to see! See my... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2018
munzingm
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Monroe, New Jersey
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Located in the heart of downtown Jackson, the museum explores over 15,000 years of state history. Visitors will enjoy innovative exhibits, educational programs, and hundreds of artifacts.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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222 North St, Suite 1206, Jackson, MS 39201-1808
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

The museum gave the history of the state of Mississippi from the beginning to present. Very informative showing how things have changed and how they haven’t.

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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

This is in the same building as the civil Rights museum. Make it two days, so much to see! See my review on the civil rights museum. Affordable and easily accessible.

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Outstanding display and illustrations of Mississippi history and archives. Needed two days to complete my visit due the vast amount of information and knowledge presented with photos and displays

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Reviewed June 7, 2018

This museum was well done with great displays and artifacts. The had textile display was beautiful. The textiles were from the 1850's to present and were a good representation of the talent/work it takes to create these usable works of art. We spent an afternoon...More

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Reviewed May 31, 2018

This museum is of high quality and does a good job in describing the history of the magnolia state. It can be enjoyed by folks of all ages.

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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

This location had alot of good info! We literally spent all day there! Lol which we definitely didn’t mean to ! So plan to stay there from 2-3 hours

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Reviewed April 27, 2018

We live in New Orleans, but wanted to go to the new Civil Rights Museum and Museum of Mississippi History ever since they were featured on our local news. We happened to choose the 3rd Saturday of the month which happens to be the museum's...More

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Reviewed April 27, 2018

We bought our tickets as a combo of the Two Mississippi Museums and are we glad we did. We stopped in Jackson,MS to see the Civil Rights Museum which was great too, but this was outstanding.There are three floors filled with movies, stories,exhibits and more...More

Thank Richard F
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

This museum shares the building with the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. There is a gift shop and a small snack shop on the premises. One admission fee gets you into both museums. The museum is very well done. It traces the history of the state...More

Thank Ace J
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Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed learning about Mississippi’s history. I really didn’t know much about this area/state so this was a great place to expand my knowledge. I loved all the videos- they all gave a good overview of the different time periods. Lots of pictures and...More

1  Thank Emily L
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