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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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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