Mississippi Children's Museum


Our Mission

The mission of MCM is to provide unparalleled experiences that ignite a thirst for discovery, knowledge, and learning in all children.

The museum accomplishes this mission through hands-on and engaging exhibits and programs focusing on literacy, the arts, science, health and nutrition–the keys to helping our children mature into healthy and productive adult learners.

Our Vision

To inspire Mississippi’s children from all backgrounds to discover and achieve their potential

Core Values

  • We take fun seriously.
  • We provide children innovative learning experiences that tap their curiosity and creativity.
  • We reach diverse populations throughout the state.
  • We develop partnerships that empower children and those who care for them.
  • We are responsible stewards of our resources.