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Mississippi Governor's Mansion

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Always a great visit in any season.

Really interesting 30-minute tour by docent. She gave me some recently updated information about... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
Madison, Mississippi
An excellent replica of Mississippi History

This home is occupied by each serving governor. It is a lovely view of history and a beautiful... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2018
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300 E Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201-3495
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

Really interesting 30-minute tour by docent. She gave me some recently updated information about the furnishings. House is most beautiful in winter when it is decorated for Christmas, but makes a great stop in the heat of the summer. Just down the street from the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank CassidyBayou
Reviewed April 26, 2018

This home is occupied by each serving governor. It is a lovely view of history and a beautiful home. Located in downtown Jackson on old bricked streets, it is a perfect setting for the leader of the state.

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank LouisianaDeltagirl
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

The Governor of Mississippi lives in the rear of this restored landmark. Every morning starting at 9:30 free tours are offered of the front rooms and their historical furnishings. Meet the guard at the west gate. Our tour guide Steve was a true southern gentleman....More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank 515acej
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Second oldest continuously occupied Governors Mansion in the US. Period furnished with beautiful antique pieces throughout. Tours available. Cultural Icon of Old South Charm..

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Kelly M
Reviewed October 24, 2017

Check the website for tour days and times; the tour of the Mississippi governor’s mansion is worth the time to visit, and it’s free. Our docent was friendly, pleasant, and very informative. Since the governor and family now live in an annex building out back,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank RetiredTravelerTN
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

We went on a work social event at the mansion.. I absolutely love learning about History! And I love these old Mansions! The 2nd oldest governors mansion in America... a must see! And if you get a chance to met Governor Bryant and his amazing...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Happy4622
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Free tours run every half hour from 9:30 to 11:00 am Tuesdays through Fridays. We found on-street parking and waited outside the gate for the 10 am tour along with an elementary school on their class trip. This is a beautiful building, and our docent...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank GreenUnicorn
Reviewed March 25, 2017

This sight is unique in that it is a historical building but also a home of the seated governor. With on street parking, visitors must wait by the main gate to enter the grounds when tours are scheduled to start. Tours are guided by knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Dave48838
Reviewed March 3, 2017

Enjoyed our tour of the second oldest governor's mansion in the U.S on a rainy day. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and interesting. My pet peeve in these places is not being allowed to take photographs. In this digital age of needing no flash,...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Nancy K
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

This was an interesting part of history. Not a place to sit so if you are needing to sit you must go back out of the mansion.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Response from RIPPA3 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed this part of your question, but there is no charge for the tour!