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Oaks Museum House, Jackson

Oaks Museum House - Jackson, Mississippi
Oaks Museum House
823 North Jefferson Street, Jackson, MS 39202Map
+1 601 353 9339
Neighborhood: Downtown
Overview

Thought to be the oldest standing house in Jackson, this handsome residence was built by James Hervey Boyd, Jackson's three-time mayor during the 1850s. Now owned by the National Society of Colonial Dames of America, the museum is furnished with period furniture throughout, including a sofa from Abraham Lincoln's law office in Springfield, Illinois. The guided tour takes about half an hour and costs $3 for adults, $2 for students and $1 for kids; group rates are also available.

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Oaks Museum House General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
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