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Robert H. Jackson Center

306 E 4th St, Jamestown, NY 14701-5502
+1 716-483-6646
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surprised and pleased

Wasn't sure what to expect. Very surprised and pleased by this place. Our tour guide knew her... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Brantford, Canada
Learning Place

If they run the movie you can learn alot about Jamestown New York. and more.Warm inside no trail's... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Jamestown, New York
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The Robert H. Jackson Center has been established to advance the legacy of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Jackson through exhibitry, and by pursuing the relevance of his ideas for current and future generations. Robert H. Jackson first gained recognition as a country lawyer from Chautauqua County. He went on to serve as Solicitor General of the United States, U.S. Attorney General, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, and Chief American Prosecutor at the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg at the end of World War II. Guided tours are available from 10 am to 2 pm, Monday through Saturday (closed major holidays) or by appointment. Admission is $5.00/adult; ages 12 and under are free. Student and group rates are available by calling the Center.
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306 E 4th St, Jamestown, NY 14701-5502

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Wasn't sure what to expect. Very surprised and pleased by this place. Our tour guide knew her stuff. She was more than willing to answer any questions. The display of some of the "defendants" at Nuremberg was chilling. Robert H. Jackson is someone who really...More

Thank enogca
Reviewed 13 March 2017

If they run the movie you can learn alot about Jamestown New York. and more.Warm inside no trail's just sit and relax and listen.

Thank sozostar
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I took advantage of Doors Open Jamestown and spent some time at the Jackson Center. Have been here several times and learn something new every time. I always have questions and the people working there always have the answer.

Thank marcy333
Reviewed 5 November 2016

The Robert H. Jackson Center has so much to offer for anyone interested in WWII, the Nuremburg Trials, and other historical information from that era of world history. If you're visiting Jamestown for any other reason, be sure not to miss the Jackson Center.

Thank WildFlowerMe
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We spent the morning at the Jackson Center, listening to several extremely interesting presentations. This Center is an excellent organization to provide you with intellectual stimulation!

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The Robert H. Jackson is in the small city of Jamestown but has great historical information there. It used by local schools and the public to host different events and to allow others to walk back in time and see historical information from the Nuremberg...More

Thank Zuma1020
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Very important piece of Jamestown history. Set in a beautiful old mansion, the museum is dedicated to memorializing Robert H. Jackson's strength at the Nuremberg trials and is a fascinating look back at the litigator and the history. The old phrase..."lest we forget" was never...More

Thank JOHN J
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We weren't quite sure if this would be interesting, dry history, or just a nice old house tour... turned out to be remarkably compelling and thought-provoking look at a remarkably impactful man (Robert H. Jackson) at a time in history when true leaders were needed....More

Thank dvanable
Reviewed 28 July 2015

This small but quaint gem was surprisingly thorough in their dedication to RHJ- and has some compelling Nuremberg exhibits. This tour can take 30 min or 3 hours, depending on your love of the time period. The staff (and summer interns) are extremely gracious in...More

Thank Steve O
Reviewed 22 October 2014

we went to jamestown to see the lucille ball museum and learned of this from a brochure in the hotel. highly recommended. very interesting house with a wonderful docent who was very informative. lots on pictures of his career as a justice and nuremburg prosecutor....More

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