The best museums in Jackson in March 2023

These are the top 10 best museums in Jackson, United States, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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These are the best museums in Jackson:

  1. Eudora Welty House1

    Eudora Welty House

    Jackson, MS
    The Eudora Welty House at 1119 Pinehurst Street in Jackson, Mississippi was the home of author Eudora Welty for nearly 80 years. It was built by her parents in 1925. In it she did all her writing, in an upstairs bedroom. Welty and her mother built and tended the garden over decades. The house was
  2. Old Capitol Museum2

    Old Capitol Museum

    Jackson, MS
    The Old Mississippi State Capitol , also known as Old Capitol Museum or Old State Capitol , served as the Mississippi statehouse from 1839 until 1903. The old state capitol was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1969. In 1986, the structure was designated a Mississippi Landmark an
  3. The Oaks House Museum3

    The Oaks House Museum

    Jackson, MS
    The Oaks House Museum , also known as The Oaks , located at 823 North Jefferson Street in Jackson, Mississippi , is the former home of Jackson Mayor James H. Boyd (1809–77) and his wife Eliza Ellis Boyd and their family. Having survived the burning of Jackson during the Civil War , The Oaks is one
  4. Russell C Davis Planetarium4

    Russell C Davis Planetarium

    Jackson, MS
    Enter the magical space of stars, planets and other features. The planetarium's "sky shows" are intriguing and enchanting at the same time.
  5. Mississippi Museum of Art5

    Mississippi Museum of Art

    Jackson, MS
    A pleasant new museum that features artists from all over the States. Special focus on Mississippi's art.
  6. Museum of Mississippi History6

    Museum of Mississippi History

    Jackson, MS
  7. Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center7

    Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center

    Jackson, MS
    Devoted to the time of the civil rights movement. A hidden gem that has some solid exhibits and tells an intriguing story.
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    Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame

    Jackson, MS
    The Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum is located in Jackson, Mississippi . The hall of fame was established in 1961 and is currently located in a museum that displays the achievements of Mississippi athletes. The museum opened on July 4, 1996. It is opposite the Smith-Wills Stadium , home
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    Jackson Zoo

    Jackson, MS
    The Jackson Zoo is located in Jackson, Mississippi . The Jackson Zoo was established in 1919 and exhibits over 120 species and approximately 250 individual animals, providing the public the opportunity to observe and study wildlife from around the world and region. The Jackson Zoo is situated withi
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    Museum of Natural Science

    Jackson, MS
    The Mississippi Museum of Natural Science is located in Jackson and is the largest museum in the state of Mississippi.

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