Spring Break Event - Week of Wonder - is March 13-17
Jackson’s award-winning LeFleur Museum District (LMD) will host Week of Wonder, March 13-17.
The four unique museums will offer visitors special spring break events, exhibits, and discounts.
The museum district partners - MDWFP’s Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, the Mississippi Agriculture & Forestry Museum, the Mississippi Children’s Museum, and the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame & Museum - all will host activities.
“The LeFleur Museum District is excited to celebrate Spring Break with Week of Wonder! This promotion is a great way for locals and tourists to enjoy four unique museums with a discounted pass and enjoy dining deals at The District at Eastover,” said Emily Hoff, President of the LeFleur Museum District and Executive Director of the Mississippi Children’s Museum.
In addition to special events and exhibits, visitors can experience unforgettable moments in sports history, imagination-filled times with their children, a chance to relive the magic of small-town life, learn about early aviation and agriculture, and enjoy adventures on the wild side with living creatures, huge aquariums, and dinosaurs.
SPECIAL ACTIVITIES & EXHIBITS AT EACH MUSEUM INCLUDE:
MDWFP’s MISSISSIPPI MUSEUM OF NATURAL SCIENCE
- March 14: Critter Tales Story Time (9:30 am)
- March 14: SCUBA diver fish feedings (10 am)
- March 15: Pollinator Day (10 am - Noon)
- March 17: SCUBA diver fish feedings (10 am)
- March 19: SCUBA diver fish feedings (2 pm)
- From Here to There Exhibit (explore the science of how things move by land, sea, and air)
MS AGRICULTURE & FORESTRY MUSEUM
- March 13: Planting at the 4H Building, Potato bags, Preparing raised beds, Start seeds in tower pots
- March 14: Story Time with Uncle Story, Visit barn babies and read a story with Uncle Story
- March 15: @MMNS for pollinator day
- March 16: Hearth Cooking at the McDavid Cabin
- March 17: McDavid Row Garden Planting
MS CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
- March 11: NASA Day
- March 13-17: Spring Break Camp (not included with LMD pass)
- March 13: Science Monday with Special Guest, Elizabeth Engler-Chiurazzi
- March 14: Tech Tuesday with Special Guests, Wait for It Robotics Team
- March 15: Engineering Wednesday
- March 16: Art Thursday with Special Guest, Erin Mulligan
- March 17: Math Friday with Special Guest, Ann Etier
MS SPORTS HALL OF FAME & MUSEUM
- Interactive, hands-on, sports themed exhibits for children of all ages
- Visit the Hall of Fame Stadium where visitors can step into the game and play a variety of sports including basketball, baseball, soccer, football and more
- Fans can also experience boxing, football, and baseball in virtual reality.
- LMD is known for their collaborative projects and received the Southeast Tourism Society's 2018 Shining Example Partnership Award for cooperative tourism work.
LMD has also partnered with The District at Eastover to offer visitors wonderful dining specials from Cultivation Food Hall and Sal & Mookie's with the presentation of a “Week of Wonder” dining card given to visitors when they check-in at each museum to redeem their LMD passes. Choose between one of the following: a free kids’ meals at Yo Mama’s, a free side of fries from Uncle Ray’s (both in Cultivation Food Hall – 12 and under with purchase), or a free scoop of ice cream at Sal & Mookie's (Must present “Week of Wonder” dining card between March 13-17, 2023 at participating restaurant. One offer valid per card for one child up to age 12. Dining discounts are valid between March 13-18, 2023).
73,000 Sq Ft of Animal and Outdoors
2148 Riverside Drive
Jackson, Mississippi 39202 (601) 576-6000 Website
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science2148 Riverside Drive
Jackson, Mississippi 39202
Educational, Inspiring & Entertaining For Kids
2145 Museum Drive
Jackson, Mississippi 39202 (601) 981-5469 Website
Museum & Small Town Devoted to Ag Life
1150 Lakeland Drive
Jackson, Mississippi 39216 (601) 432-4500 Website
Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum1150 Lakeland Drive
Jackson, Mississippi 39216
Celebrating Mississippi’s Sports Legends
Jackson, Mississippi 39216 (601) 982-8264 Website
Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum1152 Lakeland
Jackson, Mississippi 39216