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Mississippi Museum of Art

380 S Lamar St, Jackson, MS 39201-4007
+1 601-960-1515
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A Jewel in our mists

This museum is so underutilized because the public does not realize what a jewel this community has... read more

Reviewed yesterday
andyj563
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Jackson, Mississippi
200 Years, 100 Artists

Bicentennial exhibit of art made by Mississippi artists or in Mississippi. There are two original... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Patricia C
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Cullowhee
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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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380 S Lamar St, Jackson, MS 39201-4007
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Reviewed yesterday

This museum is so underutilized because the public does not realize what a jewel this community has in its mists. There are always top notch exhibits

Thank andyj563
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bicentennial exhibit of art made by Mississippi artists or in Mississippi. There are two original James Audubon oil paintings. We are accustomed to seeing prints but the oil paintings are fabulous. I've waited decades to see the only know landscape by Audubon. It's owned by...More

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Over the last 10 years, My wife and I have now paid our third visit to this museum. This time we were blessed to see a temporary exhibit of the paintings and ceramic figurines of Mildred and Karl Wolfe, a notable Jackson couple in their...More

Thank jrsmith8
Reviewed 14 September 2017

My 8 and 6 year old really enjoyed the museum, they didn't want to leave. I would recommend planning for 5 to 6 hours stay. Once you leave, you can enjoy the wonderful park across the street and even visit the Natural Science Museum.

Thank wmiller30
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The main exhibit, The Mississippi Story or something, is terrific and free. This state is better renowned for its music and literature -- check out the visual art!

Thank bluesbread
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It's not the biggest or the best art museum, but it is worth the trip, especially when they have special exhibits or events.

Thank KDKirk007
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We actually went there for a special dinner. Food was great and we met some really nice people. Loved the art! The mural in the entry was really interesting. I was surprised that this museum was so good!

Thank collector
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I was invited here by one of my grand babies playmates. This is a wonderful place to attend. I really enjoyed it and look forward to going back. Great staff.

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

The Mississippi Museum of Art gives a traveler to Jackson, or a resident for that matter, an entirely different perspective on Jackson. The special exhibits are always interesting. But be sure to allow yourself some time to work your way through the Mississippi exhibit. It...More

Thank Mheneg
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This was listed on Tripadvisor and a pretty strong attraction. The good news is that it was free. The bad news is that the art is not very good, focusing mostly on regional artists with an emphasis on unusual. I wouldn't waste your time. Museum...More

Thank Scott K
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