This year Mississippi has dubbed the month of June, family-friendly tourism month. All over the state, you will find activities that are fit for the whole family and showcase the wonderful state of Mississippi. This is the perfect opportunity to take your kids out and enjoy a new activity!
Named one of the top 50 Children’s Museums, the Lynn Meadows Discovery Center in Gulfport in Gulfport is sure to be a hit. This hands-on museum displays exhibits that are sure to get your kids thinking outside of the box and learning!
Monday- Saturday: 10am- 5pm
Sunday: Noon- 5pm
Adults & Children over the age of 1 year- $8
Military & Senior (65+) - $6
After 3pm on Weekdays- $3
Everyone on Sunday- $5
The Infinity Science Center is located in Stennis Space Center, MS showcases interactive exhibits, tours of America’s largest rocket engine test complex, motion simulator ride, programs and presentations, and more! It is located “next door” to the Mississippi Welcome Center near the MS/LA border. The purchase of your admission ticket includes a free bus tour of the NASA Stennis Space Center also!
Daily: 10am- 4pm
Adults (18-54) - $8
Senior (55+), Military, Children (6-17) - $6
Children 5 and under- free
The newly opened Children’s Museum in Jackson is sure to bring a smile to any child’s face. This museum is full of hands-on and engaging exhibits and programs that explore cultural arts, science and technology, literacy, health and nutrition, and Mississippi Heritage.
Monday through Saturday 10am to 4pm
Adults (18-54): $10
Senior (55+) and Military: $8
Children (4-17): $6
Children under 3: Free
Members- Unlimited Admission
Located in Tupelo, HealthWorks is human biology health-education center. If you’ve ever wanted to get inside the brain of a teenage, or explore the coarser side of human biology, then this is the place for you! All of the exhibits are designed for school children in kindergarten through eighth grade and are aimed to inspire a life-time of healthy habits.
Monday- Friday: 8:30am- 4pm
Saturday: 10am- 2pm
Closed on Holidays