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State Capitol

400 High St, Jackson, MS 39201
+1 601-576-6920
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Guided tour

The guided tour is free and very interesting; you visit all four floors and can see the court rooms... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hxrae
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London, United Kingdom
A beautiful building.

You can spend a hour on a guided tour of the building which is one of the best state capital... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
StuartRon
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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400 High St, Jackson, MS 39201
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guided tour is free and very interesting; you visit all four floors and can see the court rooms and learn some anecdotes about the senators. The building is beautiful, definitely worth a stop to visit.

Thank hxrae
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can spend a hour on a guided tour of the building which is one of the best state capital buildings in the USA

Thank StuartRon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our free guided tour of the State Capitol. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable about the history of the building. The State Capitol has fantastic architectural detail throughout. Because we went when the senators and representatives were not in session, we were...More

Thank GreenUnicorn
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We went by on a Saturday afternoon so it was closed. The front had major construction being done. I took a photo of it anyway. This beautiful building is a must see.

1  Thank BarryHill1986
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Downtown, is pretty cool and friendly. I went to Secretary of State Office and this location is near by. Downtown, people seemed friendly and one person helped with directions to SOS office. Parking is amble, but their is some construction going on around the Capital.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

2nd stop of the Announcement Tour. Kim and I took a tour of the State Capitol Building while waiting for the festivities to begin. 28 years ago I was administered the oath of the Missouri Bar in the Rotunda. Very nice to behold once again!

Thank Pbaglaw
Reviewed 11 May 2017

When in Jackson, MS, spend a few hours touring the Capitol, an absolutely beautiful building (listed on the National Register of Historic Places) with its stained glass windows and domes, and sculpted marble. You can tour on your own or take a guided tour. Either...More

Thank HRTravelers
Reviewed 9 May 2017

What a fabulous building with very unique architecture. We arrived between tours and an idle guide spotted us and immediately began our tour. Our guide Steve was most informative, friendly and proud to be volunteering at the capital. A dedication to the person who picked...More

Thank Eastendboyvan
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Probably one of the best kept tourist sights. The Capitol is open to the public free of charge. Even at night sometimes if Legislature is in session. It is a beautiful building and yours are provided. Don't miss the beautiful grounds and replica Liberty Bell.

1  Thank McHalesNavy
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

I stopped one hour and walk around inside and outside this magnificent building. It's definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank 57Klas
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olemissgal
Is the Capitol building in Jackson MS handicapped accessible and where is that entrance? I am going to the book festival next weekend
14 August 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
State capital open on Saturday
23 July 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
Where should I park to visit the state capitol building?
14 July 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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