The Oaks House Museum

823 N. Jefferson St.
Jackson, MS 39202-4140- Map It
Phone: (601) 353-9339

AAA Editor Notes

The Oaks House Museum is at 823 N. Jefferson St. The Greek Revival-style cottage, also known as Boyd House, was built around 1853 for a middle-class family and is one of the few buildings that survived the burning of Jackson during the Civil War. Three generations of the Boyd family&#8212;including James Hervey Boyd, a four-term Jackson mayor&#8212;lived in the house over the course of more than a century.</br>Guided tours are available. </br>
$4.50; $4 (ages 65+); $3.50 (students with ID); free (ages 0-9).
Hours: Tues.-Fri. 10-3, and by appointment. Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing. Closed Jan. 1, July 4, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 30 minutes minimum.