We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 1152 Lakeland Drive, Jackson, MS 39216
Phone Number: 601-982-8264
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum exists to tell –and...

The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum exists to tell –and preserve– the stories of Mississippi's greatest athletes and coaches, without question some of the world's greatest athletes and coaches.

Question: What other state can boast the leading scorer and receiver in NFL history (Jerry Rice), the leading passer in NFL history (Brett Favre), the second leading rusher (Walter Payton) and the patriarch of the first family of football (Archie Manning)?

Answer: Only Mississippi. And those guys are just for starters. Mississippi male and female athletes have excelled on national and international levels, winning Olympic gold, Super Bowl MVP trophies, World Series games and NBA championships.

Our museum tells those stories, and many more, including being home to the largest Dizzy Dean collection. Stop by soon and see for yourself!

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 38 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 21
  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
  • 3
  • 1
Fun for Sports Lovers!

This museum is family friendly, fun, and educational! Great location and field trip spot or reunion spot.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2016
Jackson, Mississippi
Add Photo Write a Review

38 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 38: English reviews
Jackson, Mississippi
Level Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough great things about the MS Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. The facility is fun and exciting for all ages! There is so much history to explore...many of which I would have never known without visiting it. Of all the interactive activities they offer, I have to say pretending to be a sports announcer is my... More 

1 Thank amberdenon1
Flowood, Mississippi
Level Contributor
63 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really fun and educational museum that leaves the visitor astounded at the amount of athletic talent that comes out of the state of Mississippi.

Thank John Y
Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Level Contributor
91 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Reserved for those whose lives are consumed with non-literate activities. Shrines to lives that hopefully experienced something other than ego.

Thank Lou C
Jackson, Mississippi
Level Contributor
3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

This museum is family friendly, fun, and educational! Great location and field trip spot or reunion spot.

Thank elashelle601
Augusta, GA
Level Contributor
1,096 reviews
512 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 438 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

This is a good place to go if you have time to do all of the interactive exhibits they have. We watched a video when we first got there that was really dated, and we didn't know that many of the athletes. There was a little boy's birthday party there that day, and I bet that would have been fun... More 

1 Thank Kay M
Richland, Mississippi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Touch screens with videos that show actual events. Numerous artifacts, old and new. Games for the kids and adults. Great athletes seem to come to life, telling their stories.

Thank maryjane t
Madison, Mississippi
Level Contributor
46 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is not only interesting place to learn about the athletes from Mississippi, but a place you can try your hand at batting like the pros, or golfing or tennis. Great for adults and children.

Thank Joanna P
Sacramento, California
Level Contributor
24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Very nice facility with many interesting displays. Members of the Hall of Fame include Jerry Rice, Bret Farve, Walter Payton, Dizzy Dean, Jackie Slater, and Clarence Witherspoon. Worth your time to visit.

Thank Steven C
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The MS Sports Hall of Fame is a great place to visit. It's a great family event if you have the kids along, yet interesting enough to visit alone. The building is great and your tour starts with a short video/movie of the history of athletes from MS. It's quite interesting and very surprising at the number of awesome athletes... More 

Thank Gina V
Level Contributor
151 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

We stopped just to see what they had and we were very impressed!!! The locker room with the different uniforms was very cool!!! They are making some updates to the museum and I am sure it will only get better!!! The admission price is great too!!!!!

1 Thank SSSandMar
Andrea P, Marketing Director at Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping by! We are glad you enjoyed it and hope you come back to visit again soon to enjoy our progess. More 

Travelers who viewed Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame also viewed


Been to Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
North Miami, United States
7 months ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?