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Eudora Welty House

1119 Pinehurst Pl, Jackson, MS 39202-1812
+1 601-353-7762
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THE TOUR OF THE MUSEUM AND ADJOINING HOUSE is super. You gain such a real feel for one of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited the homes of many writers, and Miss Welty's was one of the most educational. The... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana
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The restored gardens of this deceased Mississippi writer.
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1119 Pinehurst Pl, Jackson, MS 39202-1812
+1 601-353-7762
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

THE TOUR OF THE MUSEUM AND ADJOINING HOUSE is super. You gain such a real feel for one of America's greatest authors. The house is just as it was when she lived there and the guides are incredibly knowledgeable about the objects, the books, and...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

I have visited the homes of many writers, and Miss Welty's was one of the most educational. The visitor center next door was just the right size, and I was pleased to find so many intact furnishings in her home. I loved the stacks of...More

Thank CMooreReflections
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The house is furnished much as it was when Eudora Welty lived there and feels as if she might be in the next room. Our tour was with the director who is knowledgable and interesting. She shared many incidents that gave us insight into Welty's...More

Thank ImGoneTraveling
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Eudora Welty remarked, "Fiction depends for its life on place. Place is the crossroads of circumstance, the proving ground of, What happened? Who's here? Who's coming?...: Visiting her home, I felt this sense of place. When our group entered her bedroom on our tour, I...More

Thank wendy S
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The Eudora Welty House in Jackson, MS is a must see for aspiring writers. Visitors get excellent insight into Eudora Welty's writing and how she edited her work. A visit of the home and garden takes about 2 hours. Be sure to watch the film.

Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We were planning on staying in Pearl, MI and so looked up my trusty TripAdvisor Site and saw that Eudora Welty home was in Jackson. I called and booked a 9 AM tour for the next morning. Be aware that Visitor's Center opens at 8:30...More

Thank Marilyn L
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Hidden in a tree-filled neighborhood, Eudora Welty's home across from Belhaven University is a joy for any bibliophile. I enjoy seeing how writers & fellow booklovers live & this home is a peek into Miss Welty's world. And the gardens, though not at peak bloom,...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing tour with an excellent docent, Steve. He was very accommodating and knowledgeable about the home and gardens and fascinating life of Eudora Welty. I highly recommend this tour if you are in Jackson!

Thank bzymom422
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

If you love Ms. Welty's work a visit to her home is a must. Very well preserved and the gardens are lovely in the spring and summer.

Thank zagnutmom
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I was here in the spring but wasn't able to take a tour of the house, but the timing worked out better this time and I was able to take a tour of the house. They start the tour with a video in the house...More

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Kay A
1 May 2015|
Response from Molly K |
1119 Pinehurst Place in the Belhaven neighborhood of Jackson. Right across from Belhaven University with plenty of street parking available.