September 15: Coding Challenge/Science After 6
September 16: Field Trip Friday
September 17: MS Science Fest
Cost: $10 (allows entrance to all four museums). Does not include food truck purchases.
SCIENCE AFTER 6
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2022
Join the LeFleur Museum District for Science After 6 on September 15, 2022! You’re invited to help kick off the 7th Annual Mississippi Science Fest, presented by C Spire, for Science After 6 on Thursday, September 15.
Stay tuned for details!
FIELD TRIP FRIDAYFRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: LEFLEUR MUSEUM DISTRICTMust be booked with each museum individually.
In partnership with the MS Science Fest, the LeFleur Museum District invites you to attend a special STEM-themed Field Trip Friday! On Friday, September 16, all four museums will host a day dedicated to promoting STEM subjects and increasing science literacy for our field trip guests
On this special day, your students will be some of the select few who have the opportunity to spend their field trip time interacting with nationally renowned STEM professionals and engaging in unique, hands-on activities that align and connect directly to the science and math content taught in your classroom. Students on this Field Trip Friday will get an exclusive sneak preview into the exciting guests, experiments, exhibits, and lessons brought into Jackson for Saturday’s MS Science Fest!
MISSISSIPPI SCIENCE FEST
SEPTEMBER 17, 2022
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: LEFLEUR MUSEUM DISTRICT
Cost: $10 (Allows entrance to all four museums). Does not include food truck purchases. Tickets may also be purchased at any museum on the day of the event.
The Mississippi Science Fest (MSF) will showcase science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) industries, organizations, and innovations happening across the state. MSF aims to engage students, families, adults, and educators in a fun and interactive learning environment that promotes science education and workforce development.
The LeFleur Museum District will offer exhibitors, special events, and programs at four sites - the Mississippi Children’s Museum, MDWFP's Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Museum, and the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum on September 17.
On Saturday, September 17, your ticket will include parking and your shuttle ride between museums from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Food trucks and vendors will also be on-site. Visit the MS Agriculture Museum's General Store, MS Children's Museum's Red Rocket Cafe (open 9 am – 4 pm), or one of several food trucks (10:30 am - 3:30 pm, not included with admission).