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Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

1152 Lakeland Dr, Jackson, MS 39216-4701
+1 601-982-8264
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Educational and Interactive

I enjoyed a self-guided tour and learned about athletes who are native Mississippians. All sports... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2014
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Adult Sports Fans will love this - Share with a young fan

It's a great place for a sports fan to take their child/grandchild to share the history of MS... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2014
Donna H
Flowood, Mississippi
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The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum exists to tell –and preserve– the stories of Mississippi's greatest athletes and coaches, without question some of the world's greatest athletes and coaches. Question: What other state can boast the leading scorer and receiver in NFL history (Jerry Rice), the leading passer in NFL history (Brett Favre), the second leading rusher (Walter Payton) and the patriarch of the first family of football (Archie Manning)? Answer: Only Mississippi. And those guys are just for starters. Mississippi male and female athletes have excelled on national and international levels, winning Olympic gold, Super Bowl MVP trophies, World Series games and NBA championships. Our museum tells those stories, and many more, including being home to the largest Dizzy Dean collection. Stop by soon and see for yourself!
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  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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1152 Lakeland Dr, Jackson, MS 39216-4701
+1 601-982-8264
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

I enjoyed a self-guided tour and learned about athletes who are native Mississippians. All sports are featured which includes photos, brief bios, magazine covers, some jerseys and other gear from athletes (e.g., Brett Favre, Jerry Rice, Archie Manning). You can view a shirt movie about...More

1  Thank Houtrravelchick
Reviewed 22 July 2014

It's a great place for a sports fan to take their child/grandchild to share the history of MS sports. It's a very nice venue for meetings as well. If you are into sports you'll find this interesting. You can drop your sports fan off here...More

1  Thank Donna H
Reviewed 5 June 2014

This museum looks nice from the outside and has a decent layout inside. While there are a number of displays, not many are all that memorable outside of the one for Dizzy Dean. It is worth a stop for fans of Mississippi sports and athletes.

Thank Sean L
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I didn't particulary enjoy this museum, but people who are big fans of the particular Mississippi athletes featured here may enjoy it.

Thank faithdaisy
Reviewed 4 March 2014

I stopped in here with local friends and enjoyed the exhibition. It was in a very nice building and the exhibits and interpretation was very well done. I didn't know that MS has such a stellar history of athletics, although I should have. I was...More

3  Thank carynps
Reviewed 27 February 2014 via mobile

I spent 3 hours at the Museum asking questions about Jerry Rice, Brett Favre, Walter Payton and Oil Can Boyd. Sad that none of Payton's stuff is on display but they made it clear they are trying and are in process of tweaking attractions. Interested...More

1  Thank Froomcat
Reviewed 11 January 2014

Average sports museum. Not a must see. If you competed in Mississippi sports it might be of some interest.

Thank joseph j
Reviewed 5 January 2014

I arrived at the museum on 3:45 PM and the place closes at 5 PM; so, I had limited time and my experience may not reflect every common one. Here is a breakdown: Good: 1) Very detailed and thorough job of covering all major sports...More

Reviewed 21 September 2013

I love sports and grew up playing all kinds of sports. Yes, this place has some interesting members and their belongings, but I was truly disappointed by the lack of representation of women sports & athletes. That was the biggest disappointment.

1  Thank PeggWindham
Reviewed 20 July 2013

This was my first visit to the Miss. Sports Hall of Fame. It is very well done and very reasonable in price. It shares the same parking lot with the Agricultural Museum and parking is free. It probably would help if you were from Mississippi,...More

1  Thank 50States36Countries
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22 July 2017|
Response from MSSportsHallofFame | Property representative |
The museum is open Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Thanks!
Catherine M
5 December 2015|
Response from MSSportsHallofFame | Property representative |
Our admissions prices are as follows: Adults (age 18 & older): $5.00 Seniors (age 60 +): $3.50 Students (age 6-17): $3.50 Active Military (with ID): $3.50 Children (age 5 & under): Free