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Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum

1150 Lakeland Dr, Jackson, MS 39216-4728
+1 601-432-4500
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Best place I ever went, a lot of history and nice people

If you like history you will love this place, I think this is the best preserved place of how... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2017
vincecaminita
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River Ridge, Louisiana
GREAT EXPERIENCE

We've been visiting this museum for years. I love the train exhibits they've added through the... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
I_teach_Kinders
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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 vision is to cultivate an appreciation for Mississippi agriculture and create a memorable experience that inspires the community as a whole.
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“general store” (27 reviews)
“main building” (10 reviews)
“cotton gin” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1150 Lakeland Dr, Jackson, MS 39216-4728
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

If you like history you will love this place, I think this is the best preserved place of how people lived in those days and it is all real and not a look alike people were nice and place was clean. This place is wort...More

1  Thank vincecaminita
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We've been visiting this museum for years. I love the train exhibits they've added through the years. This is a gem. A hidden treasure. Make a point of going because you won't be disappointed. If you plan it right, there are festivals/events at certain times...More

1  Thank I_teach_Kinders
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The displays are the actual items, not reproductions. Tells the history of the commerce in the state through farming and the lumber business.

1  Thank hinto1
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

An interesting visit to Mississippi's past. The General Store carried a lot of state products. The doctors office was interesting, a real salute to how far the medical community has come. I highly recommend this museum.

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I've been visiting this place since I was a little girl and it is always neat. The grounds are well kept and the staff is friendly. It's also a good place to host events.

Thank Alana R
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This place is a nice walk back in time and a great way to learn about some Mississippi history! Be sure to check out the vast arrowhead collection during the tour of the grounds. Great place for a student field trip!

1  Thank lindseybradley22
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Enjoyed the wonderful old buildings and history, even a good restaurant on property with good home cooking.

1  Thank dianeriley
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Neat place to walk around and see interesting old things. They have barns, a hearse, tractors and cabins.

1  Thank AkuByrd
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I went as a chaperone on a 1st grade field trip. I must say that despite it being super packed with many other buses and students, it was well organized and had plenty stations to visit in case yours was busy. They offered a hayride...More

Thank kel G
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

While visiting relations in Jackson we visited this museum on a pumpkin day, not sure of the official name. The admission included a hay ride & a pumpkin. Our grandchildren had a great time. We also enjoyed the exhibits with the children being entranced by...More

Thank luvbooksandblooms
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27 March 2017|
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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
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18 March 2017|
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Response from kel G | Reviewed this property |
I agree, 2 to 3 hours is enough to enjoy the sights.
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4 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
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