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Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum

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Go back in time

This is a wonderful museum to turn back the clock for an afternoon. Great little gift shop. At... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Mary K
Raymond, Mississippi
Step back in time

Great museum, lots of history and fun to see. Walking is comfortable and at your own leisure, no... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Jackson, Mississippi
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“general store”(29 reviews)
“cotton gin”(12 reviews)
“main building”(11 reviews)
The mission of the Mississippi Agriculture Museum is to create an environment that communicates the value of past and present Mississippi agricultural lifestyles, relationships and practices and their relevance to the future of all people. Our...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1150 Lakeland Dr, Jackson, MS 39216-4728
+1 601-432-4500
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All reviews general store cotton gin main building model train print shop farm implements informative displays tour of the grounds sports hall of fame step back in time lots of history during spring break several hours next door own pace tools tractor
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a wonderful museum to turn back the clock for an afternoon. Great little gift shop. At times there are living history interpreters thee.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mary K
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Great museum, lots of history and fun to see. Walking is comfortable and at your own leisure, no rush and can spend plenty of time in each building. Plenty of activities for little ones.. the old country store is always a favorite place to stop...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank JulesB1971
Reviewed 16 July 2018

This is a fun place to check out, though it is pretty hot in the summer time and most of the old building and the animals are outside. They do have some exhibits inside including a model train which I love. In October they have...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank J L M
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Price was surprisingly low for the amount of fun interactive and informative displays as well the out buildings.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank munzingm
Reviewed 29 May 2018

terrific museum...lots of history and done in a walkable at your own pace...many outbuildings, gardens, mills, old farm implements and vehicles...well done and even a movie to start and a place to eat if you are hungry.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank culaugh2012
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I enjoyed learning about the outdoors, bees, nature, and seeing all of the things the museum had.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank CyndiG42
Reviewed 26 April 2018

The Agriculture Museum depicts Mississippi from the 1940's era through today. There is a replica town of the 1940's with tours and explanations of each area of the town. There are farm animals for children to see, picnic areas, and of course the museum itself...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LouisianaDeltagirl
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We homeschool. During Spring Break, a friend and I took our children on an outing to this museum - two nine year olds and a five year old. When we walked into the museum, a museum professional, Mr. Grant Briscoe, walked up to us and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Anna_in_Ohio
Reviewed 31 March 2018

The location is very easy to find, the facility is very clean. They have a general store with snacks, and they have a gift shop as well. It's a pretty nice place to spend the evening. Tons of things to learn about there. The cotton...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank amoreno0828
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Took my granddaughter there during spring break and we both enjoyed our visit. She was enthralled with the model train exhibits since she could push a button to get them started. The young man in charge of the collections was very personable and answered all...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Denise B
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26 March 2017|
Response from Jean M | Reviewed this property |
There is a newer building they were remodeling when I visited. Lots of nice displays. The outside building were very old, some had displays, luke the doctors office & print shop. The general store had air-conditioning, but... More
17 March 2017|
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Response from kelG_624 | Reviewed this property |
I agree, 2 to 3 hours is enough to enjoy the sights.
3 November 2016|
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Response from mississippimuse | Reviewed this property |
Admission Prices Adults: $5 Senior Adults (ages 60 and over) $4 Military: $4 Ages 3-18: $4 Children under age 3 Free! There are OFTEN events with no charge, but you just go to their website and find out what prices are for... More