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Mississippi State Capitol

Closed Now: 08:00 - 17:00
Open today: 08:00 - 17:00
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A great tour

Will gave our family a great tour that lasted about an hour, contained interesting history and... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
James D
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Private tour

We had a private tour by a Representative that just happened to be standing by the tour desk when... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
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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.
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400 High St, Jackson, MS 39201-1006
+1 601-359-3114
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sorry but the whole city is run down and filled with boarded up storefronts and potholes in the road. The State Capital building is the only place that still looks likes its been maintained and is free from liter and despair. If your driving through...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Will gave our family a great tour that lasted about an hour, contained interesting history and personal insights.

Thank James D
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

We had a private tour by a Representative that just happened to be standing by the tour desk when we showed up. Great tour and beautiful building.

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

Jackson is the capitol of Mississippi. While I'm not big on politics, most likely, the reason you are in Jackson other than seeing family has something to do with the capitol. It's an impressive building and gives a sense of what voters across the state...More

2  Thank Global_Coug
Reviewed 23 May 2018

The "new" capitol, as opposed to the old capitol which is now a museum, was completed in 1903 at a cost of $1,093,641 dollars. This was paid by the Illinois Central Railroad through the back taxes they owed the state. In 2018 dollars the building...More

3  Thank cvb1867
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We only got to see the Capitol from the outside. Knowing it was closed on Saturday we were able to park right in front and take pictures. I imagine it is as beautiful inside as it is outside.

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

The Capitol Building is a work of art. The dome, the stained glass, the rotunda, and the House and Senate Chambers are open and glorious. There is a metal detector at the entrance. Outside the main entrance is a huge sculpture of women placed in...More

2  Thank Ace J
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Historic State Capital building from the outside and inside. Entrance is under the steps. Worth taking a quick visit.

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 22 March 2018

We definitely recommend the tour. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and professional. The building is very well kept and we enjoyed the activity because the legislature was in session. Many interesting facts and features. A great place to put on your list to visit.

3  Thank Erie Deneal J
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

The building was very beautiful and I took the free tour so I could learn more about it. Legislation was in session so parking was a little crazy (when not in session you can park along the street) and it was super busy in the...More

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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.