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Frequently Asked Questions


How can I get ongoing information about the Museum?

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Does Mississippi have any endangered species?

Yes, Mississippi is home to at least 80 species and subspecies of plants and animals, which are officially recognized as endangered.



Are there invasive species living in Mississippi?

Yes, Mississippi has become the adopted home of many invasive (non-indigenous) species of plants and animals.



How can I get more information about field trips to the Museum and learning resources?

Visit our Education section of this website-designed just for teachers. Get detailed information on field trips and Museum resources. Special rates are available for school teachers with classes.



Are group rates available for admission?

Yes, group rates are available and vary according to type and size of group Call the Museum for details: 601-354-7303.



How can I become a member of the Museum?

Membership in the Museum is provided through its Foundation and offers fabulous benefits!

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How can I support the Museum?

Donations are always appreciated to supplement activities, special projects, and operations.

Donors & Sponsors



The Museum is such a wonderful place, how can I get involved?

The Museum has a fun and rewarding Volunteer Program for youth and adults.