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Address: 400 High St, Jackson, MS 39201
Phone Number:
+1 601-576-6920

Patterned after the National Capitol, this has been the Capitol building...

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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Don't miss this beautiful State Capitol

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

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

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

Thank 57Klas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Mississippi State Capitol is gorgeous! I am taken aback each time I enter the building. As a Mississippian, I am so proud to have the grounds of our capitol building so beautifully manicured and open. Many who are employed at downtown businesses, law firms, and other state buildings use the lunch hour to walk around the capitol, enjoying the... More 

Thank tammyu2017
Jackson, Mississippi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, some of us think it is a zoo. I refer to it as "The Puzzle Palace" It is worth taking a day of your time to go, visit with your senator or representative, just to let them know you haven't forgotten their promises. They love the attention.. You should also spend some time sitting in the gallery (house and... More 

Thank Southerntraveler1220
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was plenty of parking, free entry, friendly tour guides and an interesting story. What more do you need?

Thank RyanfromIowa
Greenville, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in town so we decided to visit the capitol building. What a pleasant surprise!. entering on the basement level, there are sheets for self guided walking. Each of the four floors have interesting features and activities. Built in the beaux artes style, the interior is beautiful, especially in the chambers. There is also a display explaining how the... More 

Thank Dave48838
Reading, Michigan
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

This an outstanding capitol building. Amazing architecture and the way they use natural lighting is a highlight. Make sure you try to go on the tour with a guide, learn so much more that way and even get to go places that aren't always accessible to individuals. Our guide was amazing.

Thank Nancy K
Little Rock, Arkansas
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

lot of history there on state of MS, from slave time up to today present. very beautiful bldg. tour was great and very education.

Thank robwebst1
Alpine, United States
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the tour. The Mississippi legislature was due to convene in the afternoon but the Capital was still fairly quiet before lunch. We had a wonderful guide who knew every answer and was sensitive to my problem with stairs. We have decided to start adding state capital tours to future trips.

Thank Glenda J
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

I stopped into the capitol and the employee at the visitor booth was extremely informative. She told me many interesting facts about the capitol, gave me a map so I could take a self guided tour, and she also offered me information on various other attractions in the area. The capitol is absolutely beautiful! Definitely worth visiting.

Thank MekaMeka
Asheville, NC
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

If this is not the most beautiful state capitol in the country, it has to be in the top three. Very interesting guided tour.

Thank luvtarheelstate

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