Everything You Need to Know About the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

If you love sports and want to learn about world-class athletes from the Magnolia State, head to the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum! Its goal is to “preserve, protect and promote Mississippi’s rich sports heritage for this and future generations.” This magnificent exhibition arena features top-notch coaches and skilled talent in basketball, baseball, football, and a variety of other sports. Read on to find out more about the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and start planning your visit today!

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Visit the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame, One of the Best Attractions in Jackson, MS!

Whether you are a sports fanatic or just want to learn about Mississippi’s sports culture, the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame is worth a trip! The best part? It’s is located just around the corner from Fairview Inn!


Who’s Honored There?

From professional players to outstanding coaches, you’ll find some the nation’s greatest athletes housed in one place. When you visit, check out recent inductees like Marcus Dupree, Rick Cleveland, Bob Braddy, Leslie Frazier, Eugenia Conner, and Jay Powell!



Every year, the Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum hosts annual celebrations that are open to the public. During these events, some of the state’s best players are honored. If you are an avid runner, lace up your favorite running shoes for the 5K Farm Bureau Insurance Watermelon Classic in July!


An Iconic Venue

The Sports Hall of Fame isn’t just a museum; it’s the perfect venue for your next event! Whether you are hosting a corporate retreat, trade show, or a wedding reception, the Mississippi Hall of Fame and Museum is the perfect space.

Tip: If you’re having a smaller function, reserve the mezzanine area!


Purchase Gear

Are you a collector of sports memorabilia? Check out the museum’s exclusive shop. From autographed helmets to signed jerseys, you’ll find the perfect addition to your sports collection!


When Can I Visit?

For a small ticket price, you can enter the Sports Hall of Fame and Museum and see your favorite player’s portraits lining the walls. Feel free to visit Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3.50 for seniors, students, and active military, and children under the age of five are free!


Score Some Points With a Trip to the Historic Fairview Inn!

Fairview InnAfter an awesome day with the family, come back and relax at Fairview Inn! Our unique boutique hotel offers easy access to the delightful downtown scene in Jackson, including electric nightlife, fun attractions, and trendy restaurants. We invite you to browse to our spectacular selection of accommodations and reserve the ideal retreat for your getaway!


If you are planning a weekend away, consider booking our Tack Suite! This beautifully appointed suite features ground-floor access, a four-poster queen bed, and a separate seating room. Whether you relax in the room or one of our three onsite retreats, you’re sure to feel refreshed during your getaway!


Book your stay today at the Historic Fairview Inn! We look forward to making your trip the best you’ve had so far!