- The list below includes 33 free or cheap things to do in or near Jackson, Mississippi, including 31 different types of inexpensive activities like Historic Homes, History Museums, Colleges & Universities and Architectural Buildings.
- From Millsaps College to Jackson State University, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Jackson and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Ridgeland and Madison.
Outcry Summer Tour 2017 Jackson MoreLess Info
Grammy nominated artist Lauren Daigle and outreach ministry Jesus Culture headline a 12-city Christian music tour
Jackson State University is technologically advanced four-year university offering public service majors and programs. Their mascot is the tigers and they offer an array of sports teams as well as a renowned marching band known as 'The Sonic Boom of the South.'
Le Fleur's Bluff State Park is a 305-acre public park that offers camping, fishing, and numerous playground and picnic areas. The park's other main attraction is the 9-hole golf course and driving range which are available for public use.
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Ridgewood Road & Old Canton Road, Jackson, MS 39211 MoreLess Info
The Parham Bridges Walking Trail is a one-mile long walking trail that winds through the Parham Bridges Park. Walking, jogging, running, and dog-walking are among the popular activities enjoyed along the trail.
The former home of revered author Eudora Welty, the Eudora Welty House was also Welty's lifelong writing workshop. The house has vintage appointments (most originally belonging to Welty herself) and regular tours are available.
Part of the Jackson State University campus, the H.T. Sampson Library is a large library with both a standard and digital collection of books. The library also hosts special events and offers services for distance learners.
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2332 Margaret Walker Alexander Drive, Jackson, MS 39213 MoreLess Info
The Medgar Evers Home is most known as the site of the civil right leader's assassination in 1963. Now the house contains a museum that include text and photographs that tell the story of Evers' life.
As one of the oldest occupied Governor's mansions in the Unite States, Mississippi Governor's Mansion offers visitors tours of the home with a knowledgeable guide. The mansion retains many of its original furnishings and decor.
On the National Register of Historical Places, Oaks Museum House is a cottage built in 1853 which survived the burning of Jackson, Mississippi during the Civil War. The house features a guided tour, period furnishings and a restored milk house.