Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

2148 Riverside Drive
Jackson, Mississippi 39202

The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, Mississippi's Travel Attraction of the Year, offers an intimate way for visitors from all fifty states and foreign countries to become acquainted with the inhabitants of Mississippi's forests, rivers, skies, and soils. The 73,000-square foot facility is nestled against a 300-acre natural area showcasing the state's rich natural heritage through life-like displays and living, breathing species. White-tailed deer to waterfowl, catfish to snapping turtles-each incredible exhibit captivates as it educates. See 200 species of fish and their aquatic neighbors in a 100,000-gallon network of giant aquariums. Catch an alligator snoozing in "The Swamp", a 1,700-square-foot greenhouse with lush plants and its own 20,000-gallon aquarium. Tour Time: 1 hour (2 hours including Nature Trail tour) Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm, Saturday 9 am-5 pm, Sunday 1 pm-5 pm. Admission: Adults $6, Children ages 3-18 $4, Seniors 60 and over $5. Group Rate: $1 off above rates, $2 for school groups (10 people minimum for group rate)



  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Family Friendly
  • Good for Groups
  • Meeting/Event Space
  • Outdoors


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