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Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum

1150 Lakeland Drive, Jackson, MS 39216-4728
+1 601-432-4500
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A unique and blast from the past experience

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

Reviewed 26 January 2017
Brandon, Mississippi
Hawaii Travellers visit Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum

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

Reviewed 15 November 2016
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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1150 Lakeland Drive, Jackson, MS 39216-4728
+1 601-432-4500
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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.

Thank AkuByrd
Reviewed 6 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 25 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
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Very interesting museum to learn about Mississippi's Agriculture and Forestry. Great exhibit of tools. There is a little but of everything here. The model trains were a lovely surprise and fun to look at. Outdoor building were very nice and decorated for Fall. The staff...More

Thank 831deew
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We visited during the Celtic Festival, which ended up being worse than on a day with no special events. The displays in the main building were very interesting, including the history of different types of saw mills, crop dusting planes, and a huge model railroad.

Thank Karl B
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The Mississippi Ag museum was a nice exhibit of Mississippi's agricultural past. They had a nice collection of old tractors, cars, and railroad paraphanelia, plus a great collection of farm tools and machines used in agriculture anywhere from the late 1800's through present day. The...More

Thank Carrie G
Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is a nice way to spend a beautiful weather day. A must see its the fully operation train inside the building. There is a petting barn as well.

Thank usmigfan
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

A great place to spend the day. A educational and fun experience. A wide range of things to learn about and an overall great experience. Everything from an old county store to a functional sawmill to crop dusters and everything in between. A true Mississippi...More

Thank Devildog126
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We went to the museum because our family reunion was being held there. We had no expectations, but what a great surprise! This museum is a gem! My 8 year old loved the intricate model trains that went through the areas of Mississippi. The amazing...More

Thank brownpelican29
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How old are the buildings that make up this museum?
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
How long should we plan to spend here?
17 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.
How much are the tickets and for a child that is 2
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