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Best of Jackson Guide

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Jackson
Hospitality and history make the capital city a great choice for a weekend jaunt. At Smith Robertson Museum, examine African-American struggles and triumphs. Historic Farish Street, a growing entertainment district, reveals a rich Blues heritage. Visit the Old Capitol Museum, the Museum of Art, the Museum of Natural Science, the Zoo, the Mississippi Children’s Museum, opening in 2011, and more. Find events, accommodations and restaurants to complete your experience in a city with soul.

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Mississippi Children's Museum
Mississippi Children's Museum
Owner description: The Mississippi Children's Museum is your Destination for Imagination. MCM wants to ignite the spark of creativity that is inside each and everyone of us and awaken a lifelong... more Owner description: The Mississippi Children's Museum is your Destination for Imagination. MCM wants to ignite the spark of creativity that is inside each and everyone of us and awaken a lifelong passion for learning, exploration and discovery. Visit the Mississippi Children's Museum and get inspired! Open Tuesday through Saturday 9a-5p and Sunday 1p-6p. Admission is $10 per person; children under the age of 1 year are free. less
Attraction type: Children's Museums
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State Capitol
State Capitol
Owner description: Patterned after the National Capitol, this has been the Capitol building for the state of Mississippi since 1903. Today it is major tourist attraction as well as the focus of... more Owner description: Patterned after the National Capitol, this has been the Capitol building for the state of Mississippi since 1903. Today it is major tourist attraction as well as the focus of Mississippi state government activities. less
Attraction type: Government Buildings; Historic Sites
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Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
Owner description: Explore Mississippi's biological diversity at this presitigious museum that includes indoor exhibits: a 100,000-gallon aquarium filled with native fishes, reptiles and amphibians... more Owner description: Explore Mississippi's biological diversity at this presitigious museum that includes indoor exhibits: a 100,000-gallon aquarium filled with native fishes, reptiles and amphibians, plus more than two miles of outdoor walking trails that wind through natural habitats. less
Attraction type: Natural History Museums
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Old Capitol Museum
Old Capitol Museum
Owner description: The Old Capitol building served the state from 1832-1903 and was later converted into a State Historical Museum. Visitors can tour the grand dam of Mississippi politics, plus view... more Owner description: The Old Capitol building served the state from 1832-1903 and was later converted into a State Historical Museum. Visitors can tour the grand dam of Mississippi politics, plus view dioramas and exhibits that trace the city's history. The museum also includes a large collection of Jefferson Davis memorabilia. less
Attraction type: History Museums
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Eudora Welty House
Eudora Welty House
The restored gardens of this deceased Mississippi writer.
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Lou's Full-Serv Southern Restaurant
Lou's Full-Serv Southern Restaurant
Ranked #1 of 352 Restaurants in Jackson
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
La Finestra
La Finestra
Ranked #2 of 352 Restaurants in Jackson
Price: $25 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
Good for: Scenic view, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Walker's
Walker's
Ranked #3 of 352 Restaurants in Jackson
Cuisines: American
Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Deep South Pops
Deep South Pops
Ranked #4 of 352 Restaurants in Jackson
Babalu's Tacos and Tapas
Babalu's Tacos and Tapas
Ranked #5 of 352 Restaurants in Jackson
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Spanish, Tapas
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Value Place Jackson, MS (Byram)
2.5 of 5
Value Place Jackson, MS (Byram)
$37 - $73
Ranked #16 of 46 Hotels in Jackson
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Comfort Inn & Suites Byram
2.5 of 5
Comfort Inn & Suites Byram
$97 - $106
Ranked #1 of 3 Hotels in Byram
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Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Byram
2.5 of 5
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Byram
$86 - $127
Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Byram
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Hampton Inn Jackson- Flowood
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Jackson- Flowood
$103 - $151
Ranked #1 of 9 Hotels in Flowood
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Hampton Inn Richland
2.5 of 5
Hampton Inn Richland
$80 - $143
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Richland
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Flowood Inn & Suites
2.5 of 5
BEST WESTERN PLUS Flowood Inn & Suites
$89 - $120
Ranked #2 of 9 Hotels in Flowood
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