The history and culture of Jackson is complicated, inspiring, humbling and thought-provoking. The city was founded in 1821 and was named after Andrew Jackson. It quickly became big in political, economic, and social activity, and has a rich civil war and civil rights history.
It’s not like other art galleries and is more than just the stunning art collection – it’s a vibrant cultural center that offers outside movies, bands, and food trucks, and the café inside is meant to be stellar.
We will always remember the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science for the two-headed snake. Have you ever seen one before? Me neither and it freaked us all out! Definitely one of the most fun things to see in Jackson MS.
The Agricultural Museum is on a large block of land, and has a small historical town area which features farm animals, a barn, a large indoor model train display, cotton bales, old crop dusters, and more.