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Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum hosts annual Pumpkin Adventure

The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum invites the public to the annual Pumpkin Adventure on Oct. 7-10, 14-17 and 21-24. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays with extended hours for family days on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Museum’s Pumpkin Adventure will include a hayride around the museum grounds and Small Town, Miss.; a delicious, complementary snack of cookies and milk; a self-guided tour of the Heritage Center Gallery; and a small pumpkin of choice to take home. The General Store will also be open for visitors to shop for souvenirs and enjoy an old-fashioned Coca-Cola in a glass bottle.
Admission price for the annual Pumpkin Adventure is $8.00 per person for ages 2 and up. The Pumpkin Adventure will operate in compliance with current COVID-19 safety orders.
The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, a division of the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, is located at 1150 Lakeland Drive in Jackson, and is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, call 601-432-4500 or 1-800-844-8687, or visit