Not far from downtown Jackson, this zoo was founded more than 85 years ago. From modest origins, the park has expanded over ... More
Jackson Zoological Park
Not far from downtown Jackson, this zoo was founded more than 85 years ago. From modest origins, the park has expanded over the years to include animals from all over the globe, including a new lorikeet exhibit. In addition to housing the region's most impressive collection of primates and big cats, the park's Discovery Zoo has been recognized by the New York Times Travel Guide as one of the top children's zoos in the Southeast. Admission is USD5.30 for adults, USD3.25 for senior citizens. Children aged 2-12 USD2.70.
The unassuming home of Civil Rights activist and martyr Medgar Evers is located northwest of downtown Jackson on Margaret Walker
Alexander Drive, a street bearing the name of one who continued the martyr's fight after his passing. This historic ...
One of Jackson's two public 18 hole courses, the Sonny Guy Golf Course offers pleasant fairways and well maintained greens
to golfers of all skill levels. The course features a pro shop, a club with a small restaurant, and ...
Over the years, the state of Mississippi has proven itself a fertile breeding ground of athletic talent, and this museum
pays tribute to this lineage. Archival footage can be viewed at interactive kiosks, while jerseys, trophies, gear and photos ...