- Our list of the best things to do in Jackson, Mississippi, features the top 41 nearby activities — including 13 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Jackson, MS has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Places, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 29 things to do within the city of Jackson, MS , followed by 12 popular activities in nearby cities, including Ridgeland and Madison
89% 73 votes
1008 Cherry St., Vicksburg, MS 39183 MoreLess Info
Built in 1858, the Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial has thousands of artifacts. Top artifacts include a Confederate flag that was not surrendered and a teddy bear that Theodore Roosevelt gave a local resident.
A national military park commemorating the Civil War battle of Vicksburg, the Vicksburg Campaign Trail features extensive educational and historical exhibits. They cater to school groups, providing information on both the park's historical significance and on local flora and fauna.
90% 144 votes
910 Washington St, Vicksburg, MS 39180 MoreLess Info
The Lower Mississippi River Museum & Interpretive Center is dedicated entirely to the local area's history, ever since the steamboats travelled across the river. The Mississippi River flood model is located outdoors and it presents the scaled down Mississippi River watershed, the third largest in the world.
Coca-Cola's headquarters are now in Atlanta, but the company was founded in Vicksburg. Its former main building is now the Biedenham Coca-Cola Museum. The museum is dedicated to the history of Coca-Cola and the evolving role of soft drinks in American culture.
Created by the Vicksburg Battlefield Museum, The Old Depot Museum has Vicksburg's history and heritage on display. The museum has exhibits on the Civil War, automobiles, river and military boats, the railroad, and more.
100% 1 votes
910 Washington Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183 MoreLess Info
At Lower Mississippi River Museum, visitors can learn about the ecological history of the river and browse exhibits like flood models. The museum offers visitors guided tours with knowledgeable staff members.
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1104 Washington Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183 MoreLess Info
Featuring a collection of children's toys, Yesterday's Children Antique Doll & Toy Museum has toys on display dating back to the Civil War era. Admission is free and tours are self-guided.