See Live Snakes at “World Snake Day” July 19 at the Science Museum

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Source: MDWFP
Source: MDWFP

JACKSON, MS – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks’ Mississippi Museum of Natural Science will host “World Snake Day” on Friday, July 19, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

“At World Snake Day, you can see and touch live snakes, learn the value of Mississippi’s native snakes, and learn how to distinguish venomous from non-venomous snakes,” explains Museum Director Charles Knight.
Museum educators and research scientists will be on site with live snakes ready to answer your questions. There will also be ongoing crafts and educational activities about snakes.
The event is also Scout friendly. Girl Scouts of Greater Mississippi will earn the “MDWFP Museum of Natural Science Snake Day Patch” while Boy Scouts will fulfill multiple requirements for their “Reptile and Amphibian Merit Badge.”
Source: MDWFP

Visit for “World Snake Day” details or call 601-576-6000. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors (60+), $6 for youth (3-18), free for youth under age three; or the event is included with Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Foundation Membership. Tickets can be purchased in advance online or at the door –

The Museum is located at 2148 Riverside Drive in Jackson, Mississippi. Follow on Facebook at or on Instagram at or on X at

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