See Live Snakes at “Snake Day” on June 5, 2018


     See, touch, and learn about snakes! MDWFP’s Mississippi Museum of Natural Science will host “Snake Day” on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. “At Snake Day, you can see and touch live snakes, learn the value of Mississippi’s native snakes, and learn how to tell the difference between venomous snakes and non-venomous snakes,” explains Museum Director Charles Knight.

     Snake expert Terry Vandeventer will lead interactive educational sessions from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. and from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. Live snakes will be exhibited with experts on-hand to answer your questions from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Crafts and activities about snakes will be ongoing from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

     The event is also Scout friendly. Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi will earn the “MDWFP Museum of Natural Science Snake Day Patch” and Boy Scouts will meet several requirements for the “Reptile and Amphibian Merit Badge”.

     Visitors can also see the museum’s famous two-headed snake and explore other oddities in the exhibition, “The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!®” (included with museum admission).

     Don’t let this event slither away!

     Visit or call 601-576-6000. Activities subject to change. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors (60+), and $4 for youth (3-18). The museum is located at 2148 Riverside Drive in Jackson, Mississippi. Follow us on social media at: and


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