The Museum Trail is more than a trail...and more than a park...
 
When finished, the Museum Trail will connect the Mississippi Farmer's Market,
3 public parks and 6 museums, offering more access to culture and nature than any trail of its kind.  
 
Check out some of the attractions along the Museum Trail! 

Along the Museum Trail

MS Agricultural Museum

The mission of the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum is to create an evironment that communicates the value of past and present Mississippi agricultural lifestyles, relationships, and practices and their relavance to the future of all people.

LeFleur Museum District

Bringing together four uniquely amazing museums—MS Sports Hall of Fame, MS Children's Museum, MS Ag Museum and MS Museum of Natural Science—the district offers limitless wondrous possibilities. From unforgettable moments in sports history to imagination-filled times with your kids. 

MS Sports Hall of Fame

The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum celebrates the Magnolia State’s incredibly rich history of producing world class athletes and teams. From Cool Papa Bell to Dizzy Dean and Boo Ferriss, from Walter Payton and Archie Manning to Jerry Rice and Brett Favre, from Bailey Howell to Davey Whitney and Van Chancellor, the museum preserves Mississippi’s sporting legacy for this and future generations.

MS Children's Museum


The Mississippi Children’s Museum provides unparalleled experiences that ignites a thirst for discovery, knowledge, and learning in all children.

Lefleur's Bluff State Park

LeFleur's Bluff provides a lush green spot in the heart of urban Jackson. In addition to camping, fishing, picnic spots and nature trails, the 305-acre park features a nine-hole golf course and a driving range. The park is named for Louis LeFleur, a French-Canadian explorer who established a trading post on the banks of the Pearl River in the late 1700s. The city of Jackson was originally known as "LeFleur's Bluff". 

Museum of Natural Science

The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Foundation is a non-profit membership organization that supports the MS Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks' Museum of Natural Science.

Museum of MS History

The Museum of Mississippi History explores the state’s history, from earliest times to the present. The museum collection dates back to artifacts acquired in the early days of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH), founded in 1902. 

MS Civil Rights Museum

The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum focuses on the period 1945–1976 and tells the story of the struggle for equal rights and fair treatment under the law. This will be the nation’s first state-operated civil rights museum. The story of the African American Mississippian’s struggle for freedom and justice will be told through eight thematic galleries of exhibits encircling a central gallery, This Little Light of Mine, which will serve as an entryway to the other exhibits.This central gallery will carry the theme of the entire museum: that throughout Mississippi, ordinary people engaged in an extraordinary struggle to make real America’s promise of equal rights for all. 

MS Farmer's Market

The Mississippi Farmers Market is the largest of its kind in the state and is conveniently located on High Street near the Fairgrounds. Some of the attractions at the Market include Mississippi craftsmen and artisans, cooking demonstrations from culinary schools and chefs from area restaurants, live entertainment, senior citizen and children activities, and seasonal events and promotions. Breakfast and lunch are served in The Farmer’s Table, located inside the Market.

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