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Jim Henson Exhibit

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Jim Henson exhibit

Small part of a larger museum. The display was not just puppets, but included lots of history on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Robert H
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Home of Kermit

Because my children grew up with Jim Henson muppets, I had interest in this museum. Jim's life was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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415 SE Deer Creek Drive, Leland, MS
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small part of a larger museum. The display was not just puppets, but included lots of history on Jim Henson’s life and creative processes.

1  Thank Robert H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Because my children grew up with Jim Henson muppets, I had interest in this museum. Jim's life was well documented. There were several scrapbooks of the history of Jim and his muppets.

Thank KJun2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Okay, it's noted as an exhibit and although there's a few original muppet artifacts there's not much here other than some muppet merchandise. That said the lady in charge was lovely and very knowledgable but we came away thinking that we'd driven 20miles off the...More

Thank Greyo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love Kermit the frog this is where he was born...don't miss it and quick little stop to break up your travels and if you are on a motorcycle they will let you put the big Kermit on your bike with you.

Thank SchelleyB
Reviewed April 23, 2018

My wife has long been a fan of Jim Henson/Kermit/Muppets. This is a small place on the bank of Deer Creek. It has lots of information about Jim Henson's boyhood in Leland, MS and his career with The Muppets and television and the movies. There...More

2  Thank Don C
Reviewed April 18, 2018 via mobile

Amazing stop, a little off my route but definitely worth it. I remember playing with alot of the toys they have in the memory room. Emily is amazing and was great to talk to. Had to grab a Kermit doll and make him the mascot...More

1  Thank Stephen S
Reviewed April 17, 2018

Nice place to visit if you had kids that watched Sesame Street. It's a small museum right of Hwy 82.Don't go by GPS ,it will take you down the wrong street as we found out. The museum is free and has a gift shop. You...More

Thank Petergun1962
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

We drove down from Memphis and showed up at 10am on a Saturday. Nobody was there to open it up. I wouldn't plan a day around it.

1  Thank Jessica F
Reviewed November 1, 2017

This is right along Hwy 82 and worth pulling over. Nice small museum about Jim Henson and Kermit the Frog. The museum is free but they accept donations. Or do as I did and make some purchases from their small gift store. The volunteer working...More

1  Thank DavefromMinnesota
Reviewed August 10, 2017

We visited here about 5 years ago so we stopped again. It is really a cute little place. There is a lifesize Kermit so you can sit next to him and get a great photo. There are all kinds of memorabilia and the lady there...More

Thank Donna G
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John S
July 9, 2018|
Response from Petergun1962 | Reviewed this property |
It's Free , they have a small gift shop and you can make a donation,
Sharon L
January 25, 2018|
Response from Donna G | Reviewed this property |
They are open during the week and if I remember, they close at 4:30.