Are you looking for a unique way to explore the history and culture of Mississippi? Look no further than the virtual tours available at the state's two museums. From the comfort of your own home, you can take a virtual field trip with the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH), explore the 28,000-square-foot Children's Museum of Iowa, or even take a tour of the Lehman Caves in Nevada. The Two Mississippi Museums offer free visits for groups of 10 or more people, made possible by a grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. To request an in-person or virtual visit for your group, please complete the group visit request form at least two weeks in advance.
Group tours scheduled two weeks or more in advance may include a detailed introduction to the museums. Virtual field trips are also available for students through MDAH. Visit their distance learning page to learn more about the topics offered. If you're interested in exploring Oklahoma, you can take a virtual tour of the Women Pilots Museum of '99. The first major European expedition to the territory that became Mississippi was that of Spanish explorers, who visited the state for the first time in 1540.
Mississippi declared its secession from the Union in 1861 and was one of the seven original Confederate states. This virtual tour begins in the man-made entrance tunnel, shows some of the largest rooms in the Lehman caves, and ends through the exit tunnel. Virtual tours for adult groups are available for 10 to 50 people on Mondays at 10:00 a.m. SCHEDULE: Tuesday to Saturday from 9:00 to 17:00 Sundays from 11:00 to 17:00 Closed on Mondays. Schedule: & Admission/Group Visits/Addresses& ParkingExplore Mississippi/Mississippi Museum Store Delve into history with your family, school, or community group.
Share the spark of courage and hope at the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum. Discover the history of Mississippi's two museums. If you're looking for an exciting way to explore Mississippi's history and culture, then virtual tours are an ideal option. With virtual tours available at both The Two Mississippi Museums and MDAH, you can experience all that these institutions have to offer without ever leaving your home. From taking a virtual field trip with MDAH to exploring Lehman Caves in Nevada, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Plus, groups of 10 or more can take advantage of free visits made possible by Lilly Endowment Inc. So don't miss out on this unique opportunity to discover all that Mississippi has to offer!.