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Mississippi Governor's Mansion

Address: 300 East Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201
Phone Number: 601 359 3175
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Ranked #9 of 52 things to do in Jackson
Type: Government buildings, Architectural buildings, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Government buildings, Architectural buildings, Sights & Landmarks
Hours:
Tue - Fri 9:30 am - 11:00 pm

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Cleveland, Ohio
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I were the only ones on the tour. We felt like we were honored guests of the governor. An absolutely beautiful home, with fresh flowers on the dining room table. It was like they were placed there just for us.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I was very impressed with the mansion. Attended a reception there and had the opportunity for a quick tour. Great to see the furnishing and the great maintaining of the property.

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Kennewick
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The governors mansion is still in use. It is the second oldest continuously occupied governors residence in the US. The front older part is what the tour covers and used for special occasions. Grant celebrated the fall of Vicksburg in this house! The tour is free and the tour guide was very knowledgeable. Tours are at 09:30 and 11:00. Photos... More 

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Redlands, California
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209 reviews 209 reviews
102 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

It is very pretty and well preserved. I came in little before the closing time so it was no guided tour - just walked in and looked around. Everything is in excellent condition and well kept furnishings. It is well worth your time if you are in Jackson.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Three historic buildings, only about three blocks apart. The Old Capitol at the head of the main street and the Governor's Mansion three bolcks down are of the same mid 1800s era, and by the same architect. The Governor's Mansion houses the governor and his family in the newer north half, the south half being preserved as the original home... More 

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Ridgeland, Mississippi
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87 reviews 87 reviews
35 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Mansion is beautifully preserved 1842 masterpiece. Still occupied by the Governor's family and the "First Dog." In the heart of downtown Jackson, and equidistant from the Old Capitol and State Capitol. Free 30-minute tours with docent. Open Tuesday-Friday with first tour at 9:30 AM and last tour beginning at 11:00 AM.

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Jabbeke, Belgium
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137 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We visited the house June 17th. There are only guided tours at 9.30 till 11.00 am, every half hour from Tuesday to Friday. You have to wait outside the gate at West St. They show and explain every room but you can not take pictures of the rooms.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The Mansion was lovely and our tour guide was very well informed. It was a nice addition to our trip.

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glendora, ca
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199 reviews 199 reviews
51 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

we missed the tour but could walk around the building we spoke to a couple of the gardeners that were putting in plants and the grounds had a feeling of being lived in and not a museum somebody's home you are quite close altho outside the wrought iron fence and can easily take photos

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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We arrived a few minutes late for the last tour and the security guard kindly called to see if we could join the tour late. I am so glad he did that! Lovely home and wonderful to learn a bit more about Mississippi history.

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