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Mississippi Children's Museum

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Address: 2145 Museum Boulevard, Jackson, MS 39202-6000
Phone Number:
+1 601-981-5469
Today
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Mississippi Children's Museum is your Destination for Imagination. MCM...

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 $10 per person; children under the age of 1 year are free.

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Fun and informative!

This museum is worth a visit! They make learning fun and exciting! My son and I had a blast and the staff were knowledgable and friendly!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
an2518
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Pearl, Mississippi
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Pearl, Mississippi
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is worth a visit! They make learning fun and exciting! My son and I had a blast and the staff were knowledgable and friendly!

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Thank an2518
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

What a treasure this magical place is for the state of Mississippi. The staff is knowledgeable, kind and attentive. The interactive exhibits are educational AND fun. Talk about bang for your buck !!!!! Can't wait to go back

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Thank Cathy J
MCMMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Mississippi Children's Museum, responded to this review

Hi Cathy, Thank you so much for this review! We're excited that you and your family enjoyed your experience here at MCM. We can't wait to have you again for an inspirational adventure to spark the imagination. Be sure to check out our big events coming this fall with lots of Holiday Spectacular magic coming in December! Best, Team MCM More 

Vicksburg, Mississippi
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

We have several museums in the Jackson area. ok for younger kids. Good for an afternoon activity for something to do

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Thank strutboutique
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

This museum is a MUST!!! I love all of the hands on activities! This museum encourages exploration and imagination. Kids of all ages were running learning through play and having a blast while doing it. There are even exhibits for the adults to assist or join in on. Pure, clean fun for everyone!

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Jackson, Mississippi
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

This is a fun place to explore and let your child's imagination run wild. They are friendly and helpful and are always changing out exhibits to keep you wanting to come back. They keep it clean and allow lots of opportunities to learn. Great in all types of weather, which is our main reason for having a membership.

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Thank Lane G
Ridgeland, Mississippi
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I have been to many children's museums around the country, but none are better than what we have at home. My kids must have been there at least 50 times and they never get tired of going.

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Thank Craig G
Brandon, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

I am so proud Jackson has this museum. I give a family membership to my niece for Christmas every year.They spend hours here regularly. My 4 year old grandnephew must go to the "bluezeum" and never tires of it. It is very interactive with opportunities for a variety of age groups.I won't tell him it's educational!

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Thank Nita R
MCMMarketing, Public Relations Manager at Mississippi Children's Museum, responded to this review

Hi Nita R, We are glad that you all enjoy the "bluezeum" - We appreciate your continued support as your family is able to play and learn with us. Thanks so much! -Team MCM More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We take our kids here often, even the 9 year old still enjoys going. They have a lot to offer and it's both fun and educational.

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Madison, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

This is one of the few children's museums which is maintained very well and is very clean. Lots of fun for children of all ages and extremely safe!

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Thank Vicki G
Meadville, Mississippi, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

This place was AWESOME! I am so upset that it wasn't here when i was a kid. Its several stories of never ending activities and learning games for kids. They have traveling exhibits too! They also have art classes for kid! They offer yearly passes and i really recommend them if your kids come here once to play they'll be... More 

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Thank Jennifer G
MCMMarketing, Digital Media Manager at Mississippi Children's Museum, responded to this review

We are glad you had such a great time at MCM and we look forward to having you back! Thank you for sharing your review! -Team MCM More 

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