1. Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
The Magnolia State, as it is also known, has a myriad collection of natural attractions, amusement parks, and museums. Your kids will be more than fascinated during a visit to the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science. The museum displays exhibits on a diverse range of wildlife and plant species. You can also see a real-life two-headed snake!
2. The Mississippi Children’s Museum
The Mississippi Children’s Museum adheres to its apt motto of “Taking Fun Seriously”. The 40,000ft² area encompasses exhibits related to child health and nutrition, as well as the art and culture of Mississippi. There are galleries dedicated to science and technology too.
3. Hattiesburg Zoo
Hattiesburg Zoo has an interesting story about its creation. In the 1900s, this spot was a park where the gentry would bring their pets for a walk. A group of ladies thought of converting it into a zoo in 1950. And, today the many animal inhabitants bring immense joy to visitors. The story of Miss Hattie, the famous elephant that was a resident here until 1974, doesn't fail to enrapture the kids.
4. Gulf Islands Waterpark
Both you and your tiny tots are in for a field day at the Gulf Islands Waterpark. You can take a circle of the whole theme park on a tube that glides along the lazy river at a slow, relaxing pace. The shallow waters of the Pelican Bay section are perfect for kids to wade around in.
5. The Biloxi Shrimping Trip
The Biloxi Shrimping Trip makes for an enriching experience that unravels the mysteries of marine creatures, mainly shrimps and their peculiarities. Your family can also learn how to catch a shrimp during the 70-minute cruise.