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“Nice if you have time”
Review of Oaks Museum House

Oaks Museum House
Ranked #24 of 54 things to do in Jackson
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Owner description: We invite you to visit The Oaks for a tour! Whether you're stopping to stretch your legs in the gardens or touring the house, we think you will enjoy stepping back in time at The Oaks House Museum. To schedule a tour on a day we're not open, please contact us at the email or phone number in our listing. About us: The Oaks (Boyd House) was built circa 1853 and is one of few extant structures in Mississippi's capital city that survived the ravages of the Civil War. An urban farmstead, it was the home of early Jackson mayor, James H. Boyd, his wife Eliza, and their six children and numerous grandchildren. The house, with original and period furnishings, and its Victorian gardens transport the visitor to 19th-century life in Jackson. The Oaks is owned by The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of Mississippi and is administered by The Oaks House Museum Corporation.
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Ruston, Louisiana
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16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Nice if you have time”
Reviewed May 26, 2012

Our docent was very sweet and we loved talking to her. There is not much in there, but what they do have is interesting.

Visited May 2012
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San Antonio, Texas
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222 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“a good stop in the city”
Reviewed March 16, 2012

so much of the house's contents were given away and so many unknowns about how the rooms were used, but the guide and the film really help

Visited March 2012
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London, England
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394 reviews
179 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 267 helpful votes
“Allow time for the full tour”
Reviewed October 22, 2011

Charming period property with a well informed docent.
Well worth a visit

Visited September 2011
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1 Thank ManicUSAVisitor
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