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Address: 415 SE Deer Creek Drive, Leland, MS
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+1 662-686-7383
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A cute tribute to a tv legend

This is a small museum in a small town. It is very cute. This ais a lovely tribute to Jim Henson who moved away from the area when he was 12. The lady that runs the place is a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
orangepeel91
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It doesn't take long to walk through. But it's a beautiful space to recognize the history and success. The volunteers are very nice and knowledgeable of the area. Good for kids!

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Thank Britta C
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small museum in a small town. It is very cute. This ais a lovely tribute to Jim Henson who moved away from the area when he was 12. The lady that runs the place is a real gem and a treasure trove of knowledge of Mr. Henson's work and life. Probably not worth a special trip, but... More 

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Thank orangepeel91
Biloxi, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is very easy to miss. Just a small building with a very interesting story to tell. Loved it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People working here are so nice. I spent $60 while I was here and it was a blast. I'll be back for sure. Its also right next to the famous creek where Jim Henson played at, and where Kermit was created.

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Thank David H
Merced, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a cute little museum well worth the time on your travels. Not to be missed is the Christmas tree with Sesame Street character ornaments. The docent is a wealth of information and a pleasure to visit with.

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Thank Jeffrey L
Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Located in Leland Mississippi and near Hwy 61 this little museum was a nice place to visit. This museum is dedicated to Jim Henson who was the creator of the muppets. It's a small two room building with some original puppets, photos and lots of written information about Jim Henson's life. The other room has lots of muppet memorabilia and... More 

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Thank Aerowing
Clinton, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This small but well done museum is located in Leland, Mississippi right on the bank of Deer Creek where Henson played and explored as a boy. It was here that he got the inspiration for the world's most famous frog. The docent was very knowledgeable and courteous and showed us, among other things some of Jim Henson's very first hand-made... More 

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2 Thank John B
Menifee, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This was a wonderful stop on our cross country trip. The docent was great and stayed a bit late to enjoy the exhibits. It is a small venue, but in a great spot on the creek. Would definitely recommend.

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Fairhope, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We visited this darling museum in Leland, Mississippi. (Very small and only takes a few minutes.) We read the history of Jim Henson and were quite intrigued with his history. Gigantic Kermit for photo-ops was too much fun. You should definitely visit this museum, and Mississippi's BBKing Museum (fabulous; stay several hours) and the Grammy Museum (only one of its... More 

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Fort Washington, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

The exhibit is very small but life size Kermit selfie was cool. I enjoyed seeing the different puppets and the person manning the exhibit even showed me a Sesame Street book that a previous visitor had sent from another country where for some reason Big Bird is blue. I like geeky, kitschy factoids so seeing the beloved Big Bird in... More 

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