Kids love to play, and parents love their kids to learn, so what if you had a place where kids can learn through play? Look at that – it’s Mississippi Children’s Museum, where kids can play with fun hands-on experiments that take them into a creative and imaginative world where they are in charge!
Head to the Express Yourself gallery where kids can freely express themselves through visual means. They can get creative through a number of mediums – from music, dance, to art, where they can create whatever they like!
Exploring Mississippi features a super fun state climbing map where kids can learn all about the history, culture, geography and natural science of this incredible state! There are small and large motor experiences that will develop all the skills of the kids that are most important. From the Delta to the Coast – kids can really explore the entire state!
Love words? We hope so because you’re reading them right now! And kids can enjoy all the joy of words and creative expression through fun literary encounters , and encourage them to read!
Want your kids to have learn more about the importance of being healthy? Head on over to Healthy Fun where kids can learn all about the body, and why it’s so important to keep a healthy lifestyle, and make good food choices. Through fun interactive exhibits kids can learn about the skeleton, food markets and cooking!
So don’t tell the kids they will be learning – they will be too distracted with the fun interactive exhibits where they can touch, feel, move and create!
Make sure you keep your shoes on the whole time, except for the Run Jump Stick and Shrimp Boat Climber!
Zoom Zoom! The Red Rocket Cafe is on the top level of the museum, and is a great fuel stop for kids! From pizza to frozen lemonade, you will find something for those rumbling stomachs! No outside food allowed.
Healthy Eating They have turkey and chicken sandwiches and wraps, whig are healthy, as well as hummus, water and salads
Coming from the 55, take exit 98B and head onto Lakeland Drive, then turn onto Highland Drive. The museum are at 2145 Highland Drive
The museum really do promote education, and love to have field trips come and enjoy what they have to offer, There are group rates, and teachers and leaders are admitted free.
They offer exclusive days and times of the week where smaller groups with special needs can enjoy the museum. Make sure you contact the School Programs Coordinator for more information
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