Mississippi Agricultural & Forestry Museum, Jackson

4.4
#7 of 14 in Museums in Jackson
Specialty Museum · Museum
The mission of the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry 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.
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  • A few hours here is well spent. There was much to see and learn about through out the exhibits. They have buildings which have been moved from various places in Mississippi forming an old town. I...  more »
  • Very eye opening opportunity to go visit and see how things really were in the Old South. There were very, very, very few wealthy people, most folks had large families that were their work force...  more »
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  • Great place to wander around and see old tractors, buildings, and more. The Fitzgerald collection (medium sized building on the right) was full of arrow heads and great antiques. One of the best buildings in the whole complex. They had a cotton gin that is said to be the oldest operating cotton gin in the country. Plus, they have a general store. Drinks were expensive but the guy at the counter was really nice and made sure to tell us about some of the interesting buildings that others typically miss. Overall a great place to visit
  • There are a lot of nice things about this museum. There are the nice model train tracks. There are the plethora of equipment from vehicles to simple tools, many with nice details. Dates would be a nice bonus with some of the life sized dioramas. Outside there is a functioning general store. There are many recreated buildings from mule sheds to barns and mills. Overall for the admission fee it is well worth the price for the whole family.

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