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Loved it! Easy to see what inspired Jim Henson!

We loved our visit to the museum. It's pretty small, but is definitely a hidden gem. Be sure to... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Quick stop!

Cute little place filled with Kermit memorabilia and a history of Jim Henson. It won’t take long to... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2018
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415 SE Deer Creek Drive, Leland, MS
+1 662-686-7383
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All reviews small museum lady running great stop museum is free small gift store young at heart life size donations are accepted nice place to visit his life take photos all ages sesame street frog muppets birthplace memorabilia
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

We loved our visit to the museum. It's pretty small, but is definitely a hidden gem. Be sure to check the hours and plan accordingly so as not to be disappointed. The area is surrounded by trees and a large stream. When we got out...More

1  Thank skategeezer
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Cute little place filled with Kermit memorabilia and a history of Jim Henson. It won’t take long to see it all but if you are in the area you might as well stop! Little gift shop where you can buy Kermit stuffies! The lady that...More

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Reviewed August 1, 2018 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 July 23, 2018

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 July 23, 2018

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 July 20, 2018

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 stephensI183BE
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 JessicaF855
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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.