Few People Know That Mississippi Is The Birthplace Of Kermit The Frog

Mississippi has spawned lots of famous folks AND one well-known amphibian, Kermit the Frog. That’s right everyone’s favorite Muppet is from the Magnolia State. And the best part is that there’s an entire museum dedicated to the beloved frog and his creator, Jim Henson. Take a look:

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The Birthplace of Kermit the Frog Museum is open Monday – Saturday from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. For more information, call (662) 686-7383. You can also visit the museum’s website or Facebook page.

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