Plantation Agriculture Museum
To contact the museum: 501-961-1409
Exhibits and programs interpret the history of cotton agriculture in Arkansas from statehood in 1836 through World War II, when agricultural practices quickly became mechanized. Learn about growing and picking cotton, as well as ginning and storing the seeds. Tour the 1912 museum building, Dortch Gin Building, and Seed Warehouse #5.
Interpretive programs, and guided tours for groups and schools, are available on request. Contact the museum for details.
The museum is in Scott at the junction of U.S. 165 and Ark. 161. Take Exit #7 off I-440 and go south on U.S. 165 five miles.
Gallery Pass and Self-guided Tour of Museums: Free
Historic Site Guided Tour:
Adult: $4 each
Child (6-12): $3 each
Adult Group Rates (15 or more with advance notice): $.25 off above fees
Bona Fide School Groups (with advance notice): $3/person
For more information about Arkansas State Parks historic, heritage and cultural parks, go to: http://www.historystateparks.com/