Ten Places to Tour: Virtual JXN
Take a trip to Jackson, Mississippi from the comfort of your couch!
Visit Jackson, in partnership with Threshold 360, has captured virtual walkthroughs of many of the city’s attractions and hotels.
Step inside to take a look around a selected handful:
A living-history farm, a recreated 1920s cotton-economy-era town & local historical artifacts. 1150 Lakeland Dr, Jackson, MS 39216
Interactive exhibits, activities & programs for kids focusing on arts, history, health & science. 2145 Museum Boulevard, Jackson, MS 39202
Discover elegance and charm in beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites with spacious living areas, queen and king beds, and whirlpool tubs in select suites. 734 Fairview St, Jackson, MS 39202
The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum is a museum in Jackson, Mississippi. Its mission is to document, exhibit the history of, and educate the public about the American Civil Rights Movement in the U.S. state of Mississippi between 1945 and 1970. 222 North St #2205, Jackson, MS 39201
Restored building housing art exhibits, photos & artifacts exploring local African-American history. 528 Bloom St, Jackson, MS 39202
Luxury rooms and suites include iconic perks along with modern technology and ergonomic workspaces. Unwind with a visit to Soul Spa, then recharge with an invigorating workout at the WestinWORKOUT® Fitness Studio or get to know Jackson on foot with RunWESTIN. 407 S Congress St, Jackson, MS 39201
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. 100 State St, Jackson, MS 39201
The Mississippi Governor’s Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Mississippi, the second longest-occupied gubernatorial mansion after Virginia. 300 E Capitol St, Jackson, MS 39201
The Eudora Welty House 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. 1119 Pinehurst Street in Jackson, Mississippi 39202
Mississippi outlawed alcohol in 1907 and, in 1966, became the last state to repeal prohibition. Fast forward 104 years and men, Austin Evans and Richard Patrick, fired up the state’s first legal still. 422 S Farish St, Jackson, MS 39201
An Educational Escape to JXN
Jackson is more than just the state capital of Mississippi. It’s a hub of deep Southern history and cultural appreciation with the potential to inspire adults and children alike.