1. Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is a museum located in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. It is the largest museum in Mississippi. The museum is located in LeFleur’s Bluff State Park and features aquariums, habitat exhibits, and nature trails specializing in the flora and fauna of Mississippi. This museum acts as both a center for research and education.
2. Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum is a museum in Jackson, Mississippi. The museum is administered by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. The museum gives you a deeper insight into one of the most important movements in the history of America. Additionally, it lets you learn more about the civil rights heroes.
3. Mississippi Petrified Forest
Mississippi Petrified Forest is a petrified forest located near Flora, Mississippi in the United States. It is privately owned and open for public visits. The forest is believed to have been formed 36 million years ago. In October 1965, it was declared a National Natural Landmark. The site features a museum with examples of petrified wood found in every state and from other countries. The samples include a variety of plant materials, including leaves, fruits, cones, and bark.
4. Windsor Ruins
Windsor Ruins are in Claiborne County, Mississippi, United States, about 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Port Gibson near Alcorn State University. The 2.1-acre (0.85 ha) site with the columns was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971 and was designated a Mississippi Landmark in 1985. The historic site contains 23 standing columns and 5 partial columns, it is administered by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
5. Biloxi Lighthouse
Biloxi Lighthouse is a lighthouse in Biloxi, Mississippi, adjacent to the Mississippi Sound of the Gulf of Mexico. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973 and declared a Mississippi Landmark in 1987. The Biloxi Lighthouse, according to many Mississippi tourist sites, is one of the most photographed sites on the Gulf Coast.