Mississippi Children's Museum


Exploring Mississippi Gallery

MCM’s Mississippi heritage gallery, Exploring Mississippi, features a state of Mississippi climbing map that familiarizes museum visitors with the wonderful diversity of Mississippi in its geography and natural science, in its culture and history, in its work and leisure life, and in its connections to the broader world. This map creates a physical environment based on the geophysical characteristics of Mississippi and provides experiences evocative of Mississippi life.

From the Delta to the Coast and all the parts in-between, visitors experience every region and level of Mississippi, along with its diverse history, people, and environment. Map elements range from Mount Woodall to the Natchez Trace, from major highways to a Pine tree maze, from the Windsor Ruins all the way to the dormant volcano beneath our feet!