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Address: 415 SE Deer Creek Drive, Leland, MS
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+1 662-686-7383

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Childhood revisited

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 October 2016
Jeffrey L
Merced, California
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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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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 

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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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.

2 Thank jenefur74
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 

3 Thank mississippimuse
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 

2 Thank PurpleAnkh
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Driving to go to dinner we passed through Leland and this exhibit caught our eye. A great tribute to Jim Henson and an enjoyable stop.

2 Thank sabba75
Richton, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

We loved this place. My kids talked about it for days after. It's very small. We were just passing through and it was a nice stop for us.

1 Thank Nicole F
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

We stopped at the exhibit and were pleasantly surprised at all the information. The lady was extremely informative and helpful. She took our picture with Kermit. Learned new things about Kermit and Jim Henson.

1 Thank jakofferman
Kingsford, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Stop and see the birthplace of Kermit the Frog! Have your picture taken with him! Even buy a souvenir Kermit..or other Muppet....while you are there. This isn't a time intensive stop.....15 minutes in and out, or even less if you are on a tight time schedule. Don't we ALL fondly remember Kermit? Easy to find, easy to access, and the... More 

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