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Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
1505 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS, 39211
Phone: 601-432-2400

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Museum Merriment at The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

JACKSON - Make merry memories this season at theMississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks' Museum of Natural Science! "Join us for a variety of fun activities from hands-on crafting and interactive Creature Features with live animals to unique shopping and old-fashioned holiday fun," explains Libby Hartfield, museum director.

For details please call 601-576-6000 or visit www.msnaturalscience.org.

Click here for more information about the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks.

  • December 15 (10am - Noon): Nature Made Christmas.  Design fun ornaments using natural objects.
  • December 16 (2pm): Santa Dive. Santa will dive and feed the fish in the Museum's aquariums.
  • Through Jan. 6, 2013: "Dinosaurs: Big, Bad, Bold" exhibit.  Meet over 20 robotic dinosaurs!
  • Fish Feedings:  Meet some of our fascinating aquarium inhabitants. Every Tuesday and Friday at 10 a.m., and Sunday at 2 p.m. watch divers feed the fish!
  • Creature Features:  These informal programs feature live or mounted animals. Scheduled every Saturday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Creature Features make learning fun!
  • The Dragonfly Gift Shoppe:  Shop a unique selection of gifts - open daily.
  • Museum closed December 24, 25 & 31, 2012 and January 1, 2013.
    Schedule subject to change.
  • The museum is located at 2148 Riverside Drive in Jackson. Museum Hours:  Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: $6 adults; $4 youth ages 3-18; $5 senior citizens (60+); free for children under 3; free for Museum Members; school teachers with classes: call for group information. 

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