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Old Capitol Museum, Jackson

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  • In Jackson there are few real sights, but the Old Capitol ranks among the best. A trip into the Old Senate Chamber made me feel like Sen. Foghorn Leghorn gettin' feady to make a speech.  more »
  • We were driving through Jackson and thought it would be fun to stop while in the Mississippi Capital. This was so much fun. The exhibits were interactive so they kept the children entertained and the ...  more »
  • This place is beautifully restored; majestic and historic. If you're interested in MS at all, the combination of exhibits and other displays tell the story of the state.  more »
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  • A good stop to get acquainted with Mississippi. This great, heavy stone, intricate, architecture is astounding! It's a shame not to see this kind of quality work anymore. It's an easy walk through museum. Most of it is "interactive", meaning its equipped with sound speakers and some videos that tell you summaries of the history that revolved around and/or associated with the state capitol.
  • Great museum that shows the history of Mississippi. Kids loved exploring the different rooms. Best part is that it's free.
  • Really enjoyed the exhibits, although some were closed. Love to learn about my state's history and its people. Also the war memorial next door is moving and worth the time.
  • The job Mississippi has done to restore this museum and national landmark is incredible. Well worth the visit.
  • It's three stories of Mississippi history and so much that I never knew about our state! Admission is free to get in as well. Took me about a hour to totally walk through. Open 9am to 5pm. Closed mondays though!