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Tennessee Williams Welcome Center

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Small place but lots of history.

We stopped by just to check out the place we had some time to kill. The lady that gave us the tour... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Gloucester, Virginia
Excellent Tour

The tour guide was very knowledgeable, pleasant, and the museum was delightful! Tons of information... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Alisa T
Columbus, Mississippi
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300 Main St, Columbus, MS 39701-4532
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

We unfortunately did not get to tour the house, because even though it was supposed to be open till 5, it closed at 2:30 for some event elsewhere in the town celebrating Williams. Which would’ve been okay if they only made an effort to inform...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank 776yaaras
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We stopped by just to check out the place we had some time to kill. The lady that gave us the tour was very pleasant and knowledgeable of the history. So old memorabilia, and year dated items. Worth the stop.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

The tour guide was very knowledgeable, pleasant, and the museum was delightful! Tons of information and neat artifacts.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Alisa T
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Such a nice visit to an interesting place lead by a lovely lady. We toured with our three grandchildren and the charming lady made our visit fascinating to them. Even told us other places to visit in the area such as the "Friendship Cemetery".

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank JHOWS
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Great little free side trip between games. Great staff- lots of historical and local information. Nice place to stop in and get area information.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank GallivantingMandy
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Great historical house tour guide was extremely informative gave us a great overview of the house and Tennessee Williams, she was absolutely lovely offered us other suggestions and even offered to arrange a private tour of the dam just wonderful

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Tennessee William house and history were very interesting! A great welcome to Columbus which is turning out to be a delightful town as we are traveling the US. The resident guide was so knowledgeable, well spoken and interesting. Start here when visiting this great community....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

We were in Columbus for the Spring Pilgrimage and Catfish Alley...stopped in at the Tennessee Williams Welcome center. It was very interesting with pictures and information of Williams. The staff are helpful and friendly.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank loretta8315
Reviewed March 26, 2018

The person that showed us around was very good. Again we visiting historic sites so we really enjoyed the tour and information that was passed on to us.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank TroyB1326
Reviewed February 23, 2018

Last September my girlfriend and I evacuated from Naples Florida to Columbus to get away from Hurricane Irma. We love Mississippi people and had never been to Columbus yet so we stopped in. The welcome center people rolled out the red carpet, (or in this...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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February 27, 2017|
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