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Fairfield Inn & Suites Jackson

5723 Interstate 55 North  Jackson  Mississippi  39206  USA 

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Visitor's Guide: Jackson

Old Capitol Museum

The Story of the State of Mississippi
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Category: Local History & Culture
  • Hours: Tu to Sa from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM,Su from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Accessible for persons with disabilities: yes

Description

This is one of the South's finest examples of Greek Revival architecture. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this majestic building was Mississippi's state capitol from 1839-1903. The history of Mississippi, from the dawn of time to the modern day, is outlined here. You will find exhibits that include thorough treatments of Native American history, colonial times, the Big Cotton culture, the Civil War and more. The museum is closed on major holidays. Group tours are available; call in advance for information.

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