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State Capitol

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400 High St, Jackson, MS 39201-1006
+1 601-576-6920
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Don't Miss State Capitol..

It was late when we arrived, but we enjoyed driving around the capitol building. It's very... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2016
783judyr
David M

The Capital building is a great place to see, it's full of art and people all day. I'm in the... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2016
David M
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Jackson, Mississippi
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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.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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400 High St, Jackson, MS 39201-1006
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

It was late when we arrived, but we enjoyed driving around the capitol building. It's very impressive. We come from the capitol city of Missouri.

Thank 783judyr
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The Capital building is a great place to see, it's full of art and people all day. I'm in the building at least 5-10 a month. However when I first visited it. It was breath taking because I had never seen anything like it. Since...More

Thank David M
Reviewed August 14, 2016

This building I'd definitely worth a visit. There is plenty of parking in High St. Good photos can be taken from all sides and tours are held weekdays. We arrived on a Sunday so I can't comment on the tour.

Thank GregP42_12
Reviewed August 14, 2016

We arrived on Sunday so we could not go on a tour but have to say this is a very beautiful building, one of the best we have seen during our tour of the US.

Thank kohkoh
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Whenever my husband and I travel and we're in a state capitol, we visit the capitol building. Since I've visited several other state capitols, but not my own, we set aside a day to visit and tour several downtown attractions in Jackson. The building is...More

Thank mkitchens
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Jackson has had many ups and downs as a state, and this museum does a wonderful job showing the history of the city through this building. Extremely friendly and knowledgeable staff add so much to this museum.....and. ..it's free! I personally enjoined the sections that...More

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed August 8, 2016

I love visiting state capitals and our visit to the Mississippi capital last month did not disappoint. We arrived shortly before closing and were a bit hesitant to go inside, but the security guards and other working in the building couldn't have been any nicer....More

Thank max_webster
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We were on a tight travel schedule the day we visited so even though we were there before a tour time we chose to do a self guided tour instead. The tour guides were very friendly and helpful in getting us the proper information sheets...More

Thank Cassie W
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Visited the Capitol around 7pm. This area very tranquil. Saw a few people walking this area for exercise. Great access to take pictures up close. Can take pictures of each side of building with ease. Downtown seemed very peaceful and quiet.

Thank annasA7426QJ
Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for something to do in Jackson, I'd go here. There a free guided tours (not sure how often they leave). We missed the tour, but you are still able to guide yourself through.

Thank ianandemma_wa
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olemissgal
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.
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T8juno
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.
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EJRTRIP
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.
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