OLD CAPITOL MUSEUM
100 State Street, Jackson, MS 39201 Directions
Old Capitol Museum is one of the most significant historic buildings in Jackson. It is one of the country's premier models of Greek Revival public architecture. Its original grandeur and reopened by the state as a free museum centering on the distinguished history of the home and the events that have taken place in it. The interactive multimedia exhibits explore the purposes of the legislature, high court, and governor as well as the significance of historic preservation to the state. Old Capitol Museum offers free admission.
Damaged Ceilings, Convention, House, Historical Artifacts, Architecture Buildings, Brick Partition Walls, Flagstones, State Capitol, Walls, Observation Deck, Historic Places, Community and Government Buildings, Ornamentation, Storm Repairs, Renovations & Collections
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MISSISSIPPI GOVERNOR'S MANSION
300 East Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39201 Directions
'Mississippi Governor's Mansion' is the official National Historic Landmark, operating it as one of the two-state Governor 's houses to earn this distinction at the time. It is one of the finest surviving standards of the Greek Revival style in the U.S. The historic grounds and section of the Governor's Mansion have been designated as a field for limited public use by historical, educational, or other non-profit organizations. Mississippi Governor's Mansion offers free admission.
Guided Tours, Weddings, Holiday Historic House Tour, Private Occasions, Tour Information, Capitol Building, Historical Building, Field Trips, Gift Shop, Collections, Observation Deck, Facility Use & Docent Program
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THE OAKS HOUSE MUSEUM
823 North Jefferson Street, Jackson, MS 39202 Directions
The Oaks House Museum is one of the few existing buildings that survived Jackson's burning in the Civil War. Its collection and grounds depict the life of a middle-class family on a mid-19th-century urban farmstead through the tale of four-term Jackson mayor James Hervey Boyd, his wife Eliza, and their family, focusing on the years 1853 to 1863. The cottage in Greek Revival fashion was built around 1853 on four acres of an area located in the heart of the capital city of Mississippi.
Oldest Dwellings, Boyd Furniture, Tour The Oaks, The Boyd House, 31-Star Flag, The Gardens, Historic Preservation & Events
Price: Adult $4.50, Child $3.50, Senior (65 and older) $4.00