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State Capitol

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400 High St, Jackson, MS 39201
+1 601-576-6920
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Gorgeous historic capitol

Built in 1901-1903, this Beaux Arts style capitol is a must see. The details are striking and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cheré C
Lafayette, United States

The State Capitol is so rich in history. The eagle at the top of the dome is so beautiful. There... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2017
Tim G
Sallisaw, Oklahoma
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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.
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400 High St, Jackson, MS 39201
+1 601-576-6920
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Built in 1901-1903, this Beaux Arts style capitol is a must see. The details are striking and the rotunda gorgeous. Be sure to check out the golden on top, facing south.

Thank Cheré C
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

The State Capitol is so rich in history. The eagle at the top of the dome is so beautiful. There are guided tours and self paced tours, take your pick. It's fun and relaxing just to scroll the grounds. Great staff too.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed June 10, 2017

The guided tour is free and very interesting; you visit all four floors and can see the court rooms and learn some anecdotes about the senators. The building is beautiful, definitely worth a stop to visit.

Thank hxrae
Reviewed June 5, 2017

You can spend a hour on a guided tour of the building which is one of the best state capital buildings in the USA

1  Thank StuartRon
Reviewed May 23, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our free guided tour of the State Capitol. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the history of the building. The State Capitol has fantastic architectural detail throughout. Because we went when the senators and representatives were not in session, we were...More

Thank GreenUnicorn
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

We went by on a Saturday afternoon so it was closed. The front had major construction being done. I took a photo of it anyway. This beautiful building is a must see.

1  Thank BarryHill1986
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Downtown, is pretty cool and friendly. I went to Secretary of State Office and this location is near by. Downtown, people seemed friendly and one person helped with directions to SOS office. Parking is amble, but their is some construction going on around the Capital.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

2nd stop of the Announcement Tour. Kim and I took a tour of the State Capitol Building while waiting for the festivities to begin. 28 years ago I was administered the oath of the Missouri Bar in the Rotunda. Very nice to behold once again!

Thank Pbaglaw
Reviewed May 10, 2017

When in Jackson, MS, spend a few hours touring the Capitol, an absolutely beautiful building (listed on the National Register of Historic Places) with its stained glass windows and domes, and sculpted marble. You can tour on your own or take a guided tour. Either...More

Thank HRTravelers
Reviewed May 8, 2017

What a fabulous building with very unique architecture. We arrived between tours and an idle guide spotted us and immediately began our tour. Our guide Steve was most informative, friendly and proud to be volunteering at the capital. A dedication to the person who picked...More

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August 13, 2016|
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Response from Mathmomma1 | Reviewed this property |
I imagine that the building is handicapped accessible. I would call first I make sure.
July 22, 2016|
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Response from Nancy W | Reviewed this property |
The website says it is open for self-guided tours Mon-Fri 8-5, with free guided tours Mon-Fri at 9:30, 11, 1 and 2:30. Hope this helps.
July 13, 2016|
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Response from Nancy W | Reviewed this property |
We found street parking across from the Capitol on Monday morning when the legislature was hurrying to finish its session. Depending on whether they are insertion, parking may be harder to find on the street.