Plantation Agriculture Museum

Plantation Agriculture Museum

Region: Central

County: Lonoke

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. Visit the Dortch Gin Exhibit Building and learn how cotton was ginned. Tour the museum and learn about farming life during the Plantation Era.
Several sites on the Little Rock Campaign driving tour also are located near the museum.

Interpretive programs and guided tours for groups and schools are available on request. Contact the museum for details.

The museum is at the junction of U.S. 165 and Ark. 161 in Scott. Take Exit #7 off I-440 and go south on U.S. 165 five miles to the museum.

Gallery Pass and Self-guided Tour of Museums

  • Adult: $4 each
  • Child (6-12): $3 each

Family Admission (parents and children through age 18): $10

Adult Group Rates (15 or more with advance notice): $.25 off above fees

Bona Fide School Groups (with advance notice): $3/person

Hours of Operation

  • Open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Tuesday through Saturday); 1 p.m.-5 p.m. (Sunday)
  • Closed Monday (except Monday holidays), New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Eve through Christmas Day

 Contact Information

P.O. Box 87
Scott, AR 72142

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