Mississippi Civil Rights. The GRAMMYs. Elvis. B.B. King. Catfish. Kermit the Frog. Walter Anderson. Nature. Sports. What do all of these have in common? You’ll find them all in the museums of Mississippi. Whether you’re looking for an afternoon of great family entertainment or seeking a deeper understanding of Mississippi’s rich artistic spirit, our state is home to an impressive and amazing array of well-curated and interactive museum experiences.

University of Mississippi Museum

University of Mississippi Museum

Oxford, MS   FEATURED

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The University of Mississippi Museum and Historic Houses is a museum and two historic houses owned and operated by the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi. The museum is designed to appeal to both a popular and scholarly audience, with […]

Museum of Mississippi History

Museum of Mississippi History

Jackson, MS   FEATURED

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The Museum of Mississippi History encourages people to explore more than 15,000 years of state history. Throughout the galleries, visitors will explore interactive exhibits, see engaging artifacts and hear stories from people who shaped the state. The museum’s theme—One Mississippi, […]

Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

Jackson, MS   FEATURED

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The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum shares the stories of a Mississippi movement that changed the nation. Through eight interactive exhibits, the museum promotes a greater understanding of the Mississippi Civil Rights Movement and its impact by highlighting the strength and […]

Museum of the Mississippi Delta

Museum of the Mississippi Delta

Greenwood, MS   FEATURED

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Founded in the 1970s as Cottonlandia, this outstanding regional museum will take you time traveling through centuries of Delta history and culture. From prehistoric fossils, Indian artifacts and Civil War history, to the rescued remnants of Chief Greenwood Leflore’s lost […]

Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

Jackson, MS   FEATURED

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An aquarium housing over 200 species of native fish, reptiles and amphibians tells an ecological story of rivers, streams, lakes, marshes and the Mississippi Sound. “The Swamp” is home to animals including alligators, turtles and fish surrounded by native foliage. […]

Delta Blues Museum

Clarksdale, MS   FEATURED

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Since its creation, the Delta Blues Museum has preserved, interpreted, and encouraged a deep interest in the story of the blues. Established in 1979 by the Carnegie Public Library Board of Trustees and re-organized as a stand-alone museum in 1999, […]

Gateway
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The Gateway to the Blues Museum and Visitors Center on Highway 61 is the first place many people see when they roll into Tunica. This rustic train depot, circa 1895, is a must-stop for travelers before and after a visit to […]

Mississippi Wildlife Heritage Museum

Leland, MS   FEATURED

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The mission of the Mississippi Wildlife Heritage Museum is to preserve the history, heritage, and traditions of hunting, fishing, and the Great Outdoors in Mississippi; to honor the people that have been a part of it;and to educate the public […]

Tunica River Park and Museum

Robinsonville, MS   FEATURED

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An inexpensive way to spend the day in Tunica, the Mississippi River Museum at Tunica River Park takes you on a journey through our illustrious past, while a river cruise on the Tunica Queen lets you enjoy the Delta from […]

Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum

Biloxi, MS   FEATURED

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The Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum was established in 1986 to preserve and interpret the maritime history and heritage of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The recently completed museum accomplishes this mission through an array of exhibits, artifacts and an extraordinary […]

Neshoba County Historical Museum
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Opened in 1992, this museum explores local history in the 19th-century George Pegram Woodward home. […]