MDWFP’s Mississippi Museum of Natural Science closed temporarily to the public and events postponed
3/13/2020 11:40:54 AM

Based on the information provided by the Mississippi Department of Health and as a public health precaution due to COVID-19, MDWFP’s Mississippi Museum of Natural Science will temporarily close to the public beginning Friday, March 13 at 3 p.m. The “NatureFEST” event scheduled for April 4, 2020 is also postponed.

The health and safety of our visitors, staff, and volunteers is a top priority. We are closely monitoring the situation and maintaining ongoing communication with health officials.

We will provide updates about reopening on and on social media at,, and

Thank you for your support and understanding.

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