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    For Kids

    Come and explore our museums for a delightful spell of entertainment designed for the entire family. There’s fun for kids and adults alike.

    Birthplace of Kermit the Frog

    Highway 82 at Deer Creek, Leland, MS • 662-686-7383

    Monday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Muppet creator Jim Henson was born in Greenville and raised in Stoneville, just west of Leland. As a child, he spent hours playing along the banks of Deer Creek. It was here that Henson dreamed of and created the character of Kermit the Frog. A visit to Kermit’s birthplace is filled with the fun and creativity of Jim Henson and all his Muppet friends. The exhibit building also operates as a Washington County Welcome Center.

    Delta Children’s Museum, Armitage Herschell Carousel

    323 South Main Street, Greenville, MS 38701 • 662-332-2246

    Saturday 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Available for private party rentals

    E.E. Bass Cultural Arts Center

    Take a ride on our 1901 Armitage Herschell Carousel in the Delta Children’s Museum Pavilion.

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    Winterville Indian Mounds **Museum Temporarily Closed **

    2415 Highway 1 North, Winterville • 662-334-4684 • Fax: 662-378-5559

    Monday – Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sunday 1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    **** Grounds are open, MUSEUM TEMPORARILY CLOSED*****

    Directions: Winterville Mounds is located on Mississippi Highway 1, six miles north of intersection of Highway 82 and Highway 1 in Greenville, Mississippi.

    A National Historic Landmark, the Indian Mounds at Winterville constitute one of North America’s most significant pre-Columbian archeological sites. Twelve mounds, including the massive 55-foot-tall Temple Mound, contrast dramatically with the flat Delta landscape. The on-site museum (CLOSED) tells the story of an advanced North American civilization that once thrived in this location from about A.D. 1000 to 1450.

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