Museum in Jackson

Agriculture & Forestry Museum

Also worth a stop, though completely different in its feel and scope, is the Agriculture & Forestry Museum. This rustic attraction is actually spread among several buildings designed to resemble a small Mississi…
Gallery in Jackson

Mississippi Museum of Art

This is your must stop sight when visiting Jackson. The collection of Mississippi art – and the permanent exhibit dubbed 'The Mississippi Story' – is superb, and the surrounding grounds are nicely landscaped into a …
Museum in Jackson

Museum of Natural Science

Tucked way back in Lefleur's Bluff State Park is the Museum of Natural Science. It houses exhibits on the natural flora and fauna of Mississippi, has aquariums inside, a replica swamp and 2.5 miles of trails travers…
Landmark in Tupelo

Elvis Presley's Birthplace

Elvis Presley's Birthplace is east of downtown off Hwy 78. The 15-acre park complex contains the two-room shack Elvis lived in as a boy, a museum displaying personal items, a modest chapel and a massive gift shop.
Museum in Oxford

University of Mississippi Museum

This museum has fine and folk arts and a plethora of science-related marvels, including a microscope and electromagnet from the 19th century.
Museum in Clarksdale

Delta Blues Museum

A small but well-presented collection of memorabilia is on display here. The shrine to Delta legend Muddy Waters includes the actual cabin where he grew up. Local art exhibits and a gift shop round out the display. …
Museum in Around Clarksdale

Highway 61 Blues Museum

The Highway 61 Blues Museum, in the Old Temple Theater, hosts four modest, but interesting, rooms that venerate local bluesmen. Local music is sold here.
Museum in Around Clarksdale

BB King Museum and Delta Interpretive Center

Situated between Greenville and Greenwood on Hwy 82, this museum, filled with interactive displays, video exhibits, and an amazing array of blues and BB King artifacts, effectively communicates the history and legac…
Battlefield in Vicksburg

Vicksburg National Military Park

Vicksburg controlled access to the Mississippi River, and it's seizure was one of the turning points of the Civil War. A 16-mile driving tour passes historic markers explaining battle scenarios and key events from t…
Gallery in Vicksburg

Attic Gallery

Attic Gallery is a must-see, if you want to appreciate some impressive and quirky work by local artists. Make sure to look at Kennith Humphrey's crazy-awesome paintings.