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Jim Henson Exhibit

415 SE Deer Creek Drive, Leland, MS
+1 662-686-7383
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Kermits birthplace

We visited here about 5 years ago so we stopped again. It is really a cute little place. There is... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Donna G
Palm Harbor, Florida
Birthplace of the most famous frog.

A small exhibit devoted to Jim Henson. It's said that he cam up with the idea for Kermit the Frog... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Cordova, Tennessee
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415 SE Deer Creek Drive, Leland, MS
+1 662-686-7383
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We visited here about 5 years ago so we stopped again. It is really a cute little place. There is a lifesize Kermit so you can sit next to him and get a great photo. There are all kinds of memorabilia and the lady there...More

Thank Donna G
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

A small exhibit devoted to Jim Henson. It's said that he cam up with the idea for Kermit the Frog along the banks of the creek that's directly behind the exhibit. It is also a stop the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area. It's a free...More

Thank jaungren
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This small, volunteer run museum celebrates Jim Henson and Kermit. Jim spent the first 12 years of his life in Leland and they talk about the impact it had on him. The exhibits are mainly donations of Kermit (and Miss Piggy) related items...books, toys, figures,...More

Thank MWK51
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This has a lot of info on Jim Henson and Kermit. It's set on Deer Creek and has a pretty view. The lady working there was knowledgeable and friendly. Takes about half an hour to read everything and watch the movie. Go to Cicero's to...More

Thank 80TJ
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Small museum that's all about Jim and Kermit. The lady running the museum is very knowledgeable about the Henson family and the success of Kermit and his pals. Great stop for kids of all ages!!

Thank Crwall
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Kids can learn about the birth of Kermit the Frog on the banks of Deer Creek. Although the museum is small, it has excellent exhibits and appeals to both young and young at heart. The souvenir selection is very good, and if you bring kids,...More

Thank CarolynE46
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Anyone who has loved Kermit the Frog and the Muppet movies would enjoy a look into the life of Jim Henson and the influence his boyhood on the banks of Deer Creek in Leland had on his lifelong creativity and imagination. A large plush Kermit...More

1  Thank Gigi43833
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

It's Jim Henson and Kermit! The Muppet Show and other Henson creations were some of my favorites growing up. OI guess I feel like it should be more and a bit more important, but it is in tiny Leland, MS.

Thank Tonya V
Reviewed 11 March 2017

A small museum for all ages in Leland, Mississippi houses so many important memories of the great Jim Henson. The area is where he created the Kermit the Frog Muppet (originally a lizard), and the museum is kind of a tribute to this happening. There...More

Thank IdaIllinois
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This collection of Henson puppets and memorabilia brought us back to a happy time. We loved seeing the evolution of the Muppets. It was fun to see the collection of photos and news clips about Henson and his creations. The museum had albums to look...More

1  Thank Ruth M
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