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Dr. Seuss Day at MCM

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Dr. Seuss Day

Make plans to visit the Mississippi Children’s Museum (MCM) on Saturday, February 25 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. for Dr. Seuss’ Silly Birthday! This annual celebration is one of the highlights of the year for MCM visitors who look forward to experiencing Dr. Seuss’ magical literary world.

MCM invites you to join us for a super silly Seuss-inspired party! You’ll get messy with ooey-gooey oobleck while learning fun science facts, explore the museum on a Seuss themed scavenger hunt, and participate in many more creative activities. Readings of everyone’s favorite Dr. Seuss books will be enjoyed throughout the day. Costumes are encouraged!

Activities Include:

  • Horton’s Clover Making
  • Lorax Mustaches
  • Spin Art
  • Gack Ring Toss
  • Pipe Cleaner Headbands
  • Yertle the Turtle Stacking Game
  • Puppet Making
  • Oh, the Places You’ll Go Suitcases
  • Oobleck Making
  • Know to Grow & Food Lab programs
  • Storytimes
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Characters and Photobooth
  • Mississippi Public Broadcasting

“Dr. Seuss was a storyteller that encouraged children to think outside the box as they explore the world of literacy,” said President and CEO, Susan Garrard. “MCM wants to inspire a love for reading and laughter in learning, which is what Dr. Seuss did through his stories. Dr. Seuss’ Silly Birthday Party is a time to celebrate his work with a day of laughter and fun.”

MCM strives to provide unparalleled experiences through innovative programs, special events and permanent exhibitions targeted to reach children during critical learning years. All activities are included in $10 general admission and free with museum membership. Members receive early access starting at 8:30 a.m. For more information, visit

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February 25
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mississippi Children’s Museum
Jackson,Mississippi+ Google Map

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