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Mississippi Museum of Art

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Address: 380 S Lamar St, Jackson, MS 39201-4007
Phone Number:
+1 601-960-1515
Today
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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The Mississippi Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the state and...

The Mississippi Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the state and has been a community-supported institution for more than 100 years. Come enjoy our exhibitions, events, and The Art Garden year round. Admission to the Museum is free, with the exception of some special ticketed exhibitions. Art is the story. Find it here.

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Small collection but good

The museum is free and it has a relatively small collection. However, the quality of the collection is very good. The garden is also very attractive. A great place to visit if... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Houston
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Houston
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123 reviews
70 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is free and it has a relatively small collection. However, the quality of the collection is very good. The garden is also very attractive. A great place to visit if you are in Jackson. We didn't eat at the cafe, but I can imagine it is a great place to get lunch and enjoy it in the beautiful... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

My main focus was on the collection of local artists. There are painting and photos and some of them I found very good and inspiring.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The MS Museum of Art has some great exhibits and they are good to feature different genres from time to time, which changes things up a bit.

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Thank Alana R
Jackson, Mississippi
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

There is so much to do here. There is something for every age, toddler up to teen. Create art, experiment with science, live life underground like a groundhog, pretend to be a car mechanic, a builder or a fisherman.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The Mississippi Museum of Art has, in addition to displaying world class art exhibits and presenting various events, hosts local artists as they teach, demonstrate and mentor attendees. This small museum is an excellent visitation spot for tourists to Jackson, Mississippi.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Just saw the Modern Master's exhibit and was thrilled to actually stand in front of a Jackson Pollock piece. This museum has played a significant part in rearing my daughters, and they both went with me to this exhibit even though they are in their mid-twenties. When one daughter was about four, the museum had a Mary Cassatt painting on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Very well kept building. Clean, quiet. Staff was couterious, professional. Displays were beautiful, informative. Open areas, spacecious. Easy access to building. Would recommend this museum to visitors.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

I had my rehearsal dinner here and think it is a lovely venue for any type of event. There is a lot of space, especially if you can use all of the outdoor area and the food is very good too. My main suggestion would be that if you have a lot of people you should make sure they set... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

My kids love this place so much! They want to keep going back.. There is a lot of things for them to do and they add exhibits! Very educational and learning experience for all ages!

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Thank 448clarisan
Mississippi
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103 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

I went here alone on a Saturday afternoon and listened to my headphones and perused the art. Super relaxing and an excellent way to see the beauty of Mississippi and southern art. The woman in the gift shop was also super friendly. It also was setting up for a wedding, which looked like it was going to be beautiful. Only... More 

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