Jackson, Miss. – (March 7, 2023) The LeFleur Museum District (LMD) is excited to unveil a new logo, brand guide, and website to the public just ahead of a busy spring season. Visit LeFleurMuseumDistrict.com to view the new website, calendar of events, and to purchase a LMD District Pass which saves guests 25% off regular admission to all four museums in the district. The LeFleur Museum District is located at Mississippi’s busiest intersection at I-55 and Lakeland Drive and consists of four unique museums, the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame & Museum, Mississippi Agriculture & Forestry Museum, MDWFP’s Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, and the Mississippi Children’s Museum. With the support of Visit Jackson, the LMD launched in 2014 with the goal of creating the Magnolia state’s first museum district and offer a joint admission pass for visitors.
Since inception, the LMD has been recognized by the Southeast Tourism Society for excellence in tourism partnerships and has also pioneered the Mississippi Science Festival (MSF), LMD’s signature flagship joint event each September. MSF has received many accolades including MTA’s Small Festival of the Year. The LeFleur Museum District also encompasses the newest addition to the area, the LeFleur’s Bluff Complex and Playground, which has welcomed over 120,000 visitors since opening.
Locals and tourists are invited to visit LeFleur Museum District from March 13-17 to enjoy an exciting Spring Break event, Week of Wonder, offering visitors special programming, exhibits, and discounts. During Week of Wonder LMD is partnering with The District at Eastover to offer dining deals to Sal & Mookies and Cultivation Food Hall with the presentation of a Week of Wonder dining card given to visitors when they check-in at each museum during March 13-17. Tickets can be purchased online at LeFleurMuseumDistrict.com or at any of the four museums during the week of the event only.
Each museum in the LMD offers opportunities to create new memories and celebrate Mississippi’s rich culture, science, and history. Guests can experience:
Unforgettable moments in sports history. Imagination-filled experiences and hands-on learning with your family. A chance to relive the magic of small-town life, the wonder of early aviation, and the joy of agriculture. Adventures on the wild side with living creatures, huge aquariums, and dinosaurs. Play on a new 21st century playground. Meet Spotter the Otter and friends on Spotter’s Adventure Trail. Come see and experience the LeFleur Museum District for yourself!