Forest/National Agricultural Aviat - Discover
Mississippi's rich agricultural history at the Jim Buck Ross Mississippi
Agricultural and Forestry/National Agricultural Aviation Museum. Step back
in time and retrace the agricultural progress that played such a vital
role in this state's history, as you rediscover the spirit of
Mississippi's small-town living.
Petrified Forest - Only petrified forest in the eastern
U.S. Nature trail, geology museum, gift shop, picnicking, and camping.
Sports Hall of Fame and Museum - Facility with
touch-screen kiosks and participatory exhibits. Artifacts, memorabilia,
interviews and film footage of great Mississippi athletes.
Museum of Art - As Mississippi's largest art museum,
Mississippi Museum of Art is home to some very extraordinary works of art.
The museum's collection includes more than 3,100 works of art spanning
thousands of years of art history.
Water Park - Mississippi's biggest water park with
rides for the whole family including surf's up wavepool, raging rapids
waterslides, pirate's cove kid's pool, lazy river ride, arcade and lots
Robertson Museum and Cultural Center - Collections
include exhibits that feature life in the Farish Street Historic District
and in Mississippi, as well as the contributions of African-Americans to
education, business, politics, and folk arts.
C. Davis Planetarium - Sky Shows feature topics in
popular astronomy, in a multimedia format that the entire family will enjoy.
Laser Light Concerts feature the music of contemporary and classic rock and
roll artists and the vibrant imagery of the powerful indoor laser system.
Backyard Astronomy hobby courses provide the information and encouragement
needed to begin enjoying nature's sky events.
on the Reservoir - Mississippi's biggest water park with
rides for the whole family.
Museum of Natural Science - Life-size habitat displays
reveal the rich diversity of Mississippi's living heritage. A 100,000-gallon
aquarium system houses over 200 species of native fishes, reptiles,
amphibians, and aquatic invertebrates. A 1,700-square foot greenhouse
provides a home for alligators, turtles, fish, and a lush native plant
garden. The facility also offers over 2.5 miles of walking trails.
Falls Water Park - A 65-ft. waterfall once used as the
power source for a gristmill. Site where John B. Stetson learned and
practiced his trade of hat making. Natural wildlife refuge, picnic area,
hiking trails, and swimming.
Observatory and Planetarium - The Observatory, the
largest in the state, has 16 telescopes plus other optical instruments.
These instruments are spread out on our fenced-in hilltop site, which is
open, by appointment, to both individuals and groups. The Planetarium,
which seats 50 people, is used primarily as a sky orientation device and
for slide presentations.