Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

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.

Yes, group rates are available and vary according to type and size of group Call the Museum for details: 601-576-6000.

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


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

Donors & Sponsors

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

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