Visitor Info

Hours of Operation:


Tuesday – Saturday:
9:00 to 5:00

1:00 to 6:00


$10 per person

Children Under 1 Year: Free

Members: Unlimited visits per year!

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(Note: MCM-M only offers discounts on items that are promoted on our website.)

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Physical Address:
403 22nd Avenue
Meridian, MS 39301

Corner of E Street & 22nd Avenue

Mailing Address:
Post Office Box 1007
Meridian, MS 39302

Phone: 601.512.0270

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Now Introducing: Sensory Kits!

Visitors with sensory difficulties can use the Sensory Map to navigate potentially overstimulating areas of the museum.



Sensory Kits are available at the front desk and include a sensory map, sunglasses, headphones, and a fidget toy.

Museum Guidelines & Tips

MCM-Meridian asks all visitors to respect the museum and other visitors. Please read our guidelines and rules to help make everyone’s experience at MCM as enjoyable as possible!

  • ALL children must be accompanied by an adult at all times
  • We ask that all adults be accompanied by a child.
  • Visitors may leave and return using their wrist bands on the same day of purchase.
  • For your safety, shoes must be kept on at all times.
  • NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINKS are allowed in the museum.
  • Please refrain from loitering, running, or blocking the ramps, walkways, or entryways.
  • Abusive and obscene language is prohibited.
  • The Mississippi Children’s Museum-Meridian is a tobacco-free campus.
  • Weapons are not permitted on museum property.
  • Please be courteous to the visitors around you.
  • Parents are encouraged to play in the exhibits with their children.
  • Return all props to their proper place after playing with them.
  • Hang all costumes up after playing dress-up.
  • Remember that no food or drink is allowed in the exhibit areas.
  • Please take your artwork home or place it in the provided recycle boxes.
  • Be gentle with our museum so we can keep it beautiful for a long time.

General FAQ

MCM-Meridian’s regular operating hours are Tuesday-Saturday 9am-5pm, and Sunday 1pm-6pm. The museum holds special “Magic Mondays” where we open from 9am-5pm for extra hours of fun while school is out! Check our events calendar for upcoming Magic Monday dates.

Masks are not required but are strongly encouraged. MCM-Meridian prioritizes the health and safety of our visitors and staff and will continue to follow all city mandates and CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19.

No, but you are welcome to grab a snack from our vending area! Guests can enjoy a bite to eat in the snack area, outdoor event plaza, or the auditorium on weekends.

Yes, we have facilities available to rent for parties, family reunions, baby showers, wedding receptions, and beyond! Click here to learn more!

The museum entrance is on the corner of E Street & 22nd Avenue.

Yes, we offer secure storage space for strollers, car seats, and we offer lockers to store your personal items if needed.

Need help planning your visit to Meridian, Mississippi? Get information about where to stay, eat, and play!