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Mississippi Museum of Art

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Address: 380 S Lamar St, Jackson, MS 39201-4007
Phone Number: +1 601-960-1515
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The Mississippi Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the state and...

The Mississippi Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the state and has been a community-supported institution for more than 100 years. Come enjoy our exhibitions, events, and The Art Garden year round. Admission to the Museum is free, with the exception of some special ticketed exhibitions. Art is the story. Find it here.

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Great museum

The MS Museum of Art has some great exhibits and they are good to feature different genres from time to time, which changes things up a bit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Alana R
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Jackson, Mississippi
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Jackson, Mississippi
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The MS Museum of Art has some great exhibits and they are good to feature different genres from time to time, which changes things up a bit.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is so much to do here. There is something for every age, toddler up to teen. Create art, experiment with science, live life underground like a groundhog, pretend to be a car mechanic, a builder or a fisherman.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

The Mississippi Museum of Art has, in addition to displaying world class art exhibits and presenting various events, hosts local artists as they teach, demonstrate and mentor attendees. This small museum is an excellent visitation spot for tourists to Jackson, Mississippi.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Just saw the Modern Master's exhibit and was thrilled to actually stand in front of a Jackson Pollock piece. This museum has played a significant part in rearing my daughters, and they both went with me to this exhibit even though they are in their mid-twenties. When one daughter was about four, the museum had a Mary Cassatt painting on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Very well kept building. Clean, quiet. Staff was couterious, professional. Displays were beautiful, informative. Open areas, spacecious. Easy access to building. Would recommend this museum to visitors.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

I had my rehearsal dinner here and think it is a lovely venue for any type of event. There is a lot of space, especially if you can use all of the outdoor area and the food is very good too. My main suggestion would be that if you have a lot of people you should make sure they set... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

My kids love this place so much! They want to keep going back.. There is a lot of things for them to do and they add exhibits! Very educational and learning experience for all ages!

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Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

I went here alone on a Saturday afternoon and listened to my headphones and perused the art. Super relaxing and an excellent way to see the beauty of Mississippi and southern art. The woman in the gift shop was also super friendly. It also was setting up for a wedding, which looked like it was going to be beautiful. Only... More 

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Shreveport
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

I visited the museum last weekend to see William Dunlap's painting that is the focal point of the permanent collection. It is stunning! The building is beautifully designed and quite easy to navigate. I was impressed with the permanent collection thought I didn't like the temporary exhibit "When Modern was Contemporary" very much even though it was well curated. The... More 

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Madison, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Lovely inside and out, the museum makes up for small, only moderately impressive exhibits by having many outdoor events.

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