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3 Best Landmarks in Jackson, MS

Expert recommended Top 3 Landmarks in Jackson, Mississippi. All of our landmarks actually face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!

OLD CAPITOL MUSEUM

100 State Street, Jackson, MS 39201 DIRECTIONS

Since 1839

Here’s The Deal:
Old Capitol Museum is one of the most significant historic buildings in Jackson. The building was designated a Mississippi Landmark and became a National Historic Landmark in 1990. 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 and the significance of historic preservation to the state. Old Capitol Museum offers free admission.

SPECIALTY:
Damaged Ceilings, Convention, House, Historical Artifacts, Architecture Buildings, Brick Partition Walls, Flagstones, State Capitol, Observation Deck, Community and Government Buildings, Ornamentation, Storm Repairs, Renovations & Collections

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mdah.ms.gov/oldcap

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Tue-Sat: 9am - 5pm
Sun: 1pm - 5pm
Mon: Closed

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MISSISSIPPI GOVERNOR'S MANSION

300 East Capitol Street, Jackson, MS 39201 DIRECTIONS

Since 1839

Here’s The Deal:
'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. The Mississippi Governor's Mansion is situated three blocks south of the Mississippi State Capitol, on 2.4 acres that take up an entire city block, bounded by East Amite, East Capitol, North Congress, and North West Streets. It is one of the most exemplary 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.

SPECIALTY:
Guided Tours, Weddings, Holiday Historic House Tour, Private Occasions, Tour Information, Capitol Building, Historical Building, Gift Shop, Field Trips, Collections, Observation Deck, Facility Use & Docent Program

mdah.ms.gov/explore-missi...

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Tue-Fri: 9:30am - 11:30pm
Sat - Mon: Closed

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THE OAKS HOUSE MUSEUM

823 North Jefferson Street, Jackson, MS 39202 DIRECTIONS

Since 1853

Here’s The Deal:
The Oaks House Museum is one of the few existing buildings that survived Jackson's burning in the Civil War. The site was constructed in the Greek Revival style in approximately 1853. The house is now a historic house museum administered by the Oaks House Museum Corporation. 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.

SPECIALTY:
Oldest Dwellings, Boyd Furniture, The Boyd House, Tour The Oaks, 31-Star Flag, The Gardens, Historic Preservation & Events

Price: Adult $4.50
Child $3.50
Senior (65 and older) $4.00

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theoakshousemuseum.org

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Tue & Fri: 10am - 3pm
Sat- Mon, Wed & Thu: Closed

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