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Address: 300 E Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201-3495
Phone Number: +1 601-359-3175
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Tue - Fri 9:30 am - 11:00 pm

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Nativity Scene

A nativity scene has been erected on the lawn to the left. Well worth seeing. The mansion itself is somewhat obscured by greenery, as is the Capitol.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Richard M
Southern Highlands
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Southern Highlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nativity scene has been erected on the lawn to the left. Well worth seeing. The mansion itself is somewhat obscured by greenery, as is the Capitol.

Thank Richard M
Meridian, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We showed up for the 9:30 tour and found we were the only two there. Our guide, Becky, was warm, inviting and very knowledgeable. The mansion itself is beautifully restored and the period appropriate furnishings are meticulously maintained. The tour was free. Definitely a worthwhile hour spent.

Thank roadtripsters2015
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came across the Governor's Mansion while riding around downtown at night to see the city while traveling. The Mansion is quite beautiful. My wife and I got out and walked around the Mansion since it was at night and not open. This entire area of downtown is quite beautiful with the Capitol building right around the corner. We went... More 

Thank JimMack
Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

Only a few tours are offered each day and the only way to visit this building is to be on one of them. The guide was very knowledgeable and provided a lot of information on the history of the mansion as well as about some of the governors that lived in it. It was very interesting to hear how the... More 

Thank AlexeyB77
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

I only had one day in Jackson and, after visiting the State Capitol (which was great) had planned to visit the Governors Mansion. Sadly the mansion is closed on Mondays (not sure why). I drive the short distance to the mansion (it is easily walkable from the State Capitol) and parked on a meter outside. I managed to get some... More 

Thank BigMerk
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

We were taken around by a wonderful woman whose knowledge and the history of the place make this a must visit.. Word of caution we were strongly adviced by a number of people to take care whilst in Jackson. One even commented that she even goes armed when she takes her kids to hospital. This is a shame as its... More 

1 Thank Donald M
Flowood, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

This is definitely a mansion worthy of a governor. The house and grounds are gorgeous, and the staff is very knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank John Y
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Not far from Old Capitol Museum. Free of charge. Front end is the museum and the annex is where the governor lives. You will go through security gate when they are ready to show the next group. No photography and no touching to help preserve everything. Kellie was our guide and she was very informative. Kinda weird that we couldn't... More 

1 Thank Chrissie P
Boston, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

What a fabulous residence beautifully furnished and decorated and our guide Jean was a joy.Free to visit and we found metered parking right outside for 50 cents.

Thank Jill M
Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016

Beautiful building with period furniture. Excellent tour. No photos allowed inside. No problem finding parking.

Thank psnelson5

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