Things To Do
This Old Capitol city welcomes you with a host of things to do in Jackson, MS; from museums to world-class exhibits, shopping and numerous Jackson businesses.
Spend time outside exploring nature's beauty on the Natchez Trace or travel the galaxy at Russell Davis Planetarium. Take in one of the many museums Jackson has to offer - the Mississippi Children's Museum, Natural Science Museum, Mississippi Agricultural Museum, Old Capitol Museum, and the Mississippi Museum of Art.
Whether you spend a day on the golf course or shop at one of the many malls and shopping centers we invite you to explore the city we love.
In and Around Town
Have an educational and fun family afternoon at the Jackson, MS Zoo.
MS Museum of Art
Explore Mississippi culture by visiting the recently renovated Mississippi Museum of Art.
Russell Davis Planetarium
Be amazed by the vastness of space and the incredible solar system we live in.
Natchez Trace Parkway
Experience the American countryside through 3 states, 444 miles, and numerous historical markers.
Ross Barnett Reservoir
Have a picnic, spend some time on the water, or explore nature trails.
Over 120 retail stores offering everything from jewelry to family apparel to sporting goods.
Sports Hall of Fame and Museum
Home to displays and achievements of Mississippi athletes including the Manning family.
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
Museum focusing on the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S. state of Mississippi between 1945 and 1970.
Mississippi Children's Museum
Interactive exhibits and fun programs for kids focused on knowledge and learning.