Directions and Parking
From I-55 North in Jackson
- Take the Pearl Street Exit.
- Use the right two lanes to travel to the State Street intersection.
- Take a right on State Street traveling past the Old Capitol Museum.
- Take the first right onto Amite Street.
- Take the first left onto North Street.
- The Museum will be on your right, just past the Winter Building.
Street parking is available on North Street. The museum parking garage is accessed from Jefferson Street between Amite and Mississippi Street. ADA accessible parking is available in the museum parking garage.
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