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Tennessee Williams Welcome Center

300 Main St, Columbus, MS 39701-4532
+1 662-328-0222
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it is one of columbus' historic sites out there and is a must to visit if you havent alraedy..if... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Columbus, Mississippi
Well worth it!

Very interesting, the hours his life, his mother, his father, his upbringing. House is immaculate... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Madison, Mississippi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is one of columbus' historic sites out there and is a must to visit if you havent alraedy..if you are on vacation i would say check it out

Thank keithhr1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting, the hours his life, his mother, his father, his upbringing. House is immaculate and in period decor. Self guided but volunteers are very willing to answer questions and are ver knowledgeable. No charge and also a nice gift shop with great books. I...More

Thank AllOver1
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The staff are kind and welcoming. She gave us a tour of this home while were were between morning and afternoon tours of the historic homes.

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We were staying on our way to Mobile. This was a nice surprise and the curator was very helpful with a ton of information not only about the house but also the area.

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

This is a nice historic house. They had a nice quick free tour that gave some nice info of Tennessee Williams. The upstairs has some nice timeline info of his life. Definitely worth a stop, and you can pick up some great tourist info too!

Thank Loose Moose Lod... B
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a great place to stop for any information you may need about Columbus, they are very knowledgeable and can tell you the best places in town to eat.

Thank lavella98
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The Tennessee Williams welcome center is the first home of America's foremost playwright Tennessee Williams. Tennessee was born in Columbus Mississippi and he and his parents lived with his grandfather the Reverend Dakin Williams. This house was the rectory for St Paul's Episcopal Church where...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The house at 300 Main Street in Columbus, Mississippi, where noted Southern playwright snd writer Tennessee Williams was born on March 26, 1911, and spent the first three years of his life, is now the Tennessee Williams Welcome Center. Listed on the National Register of...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 9 December 2016

This is his actual house and is used for the Welcome Center. I like to walk through here to see the amazing architecture of the building and the grandiosity of the time period it represents. Especially good to stop during the Annual Spring Pilgrimage!!!

Thank lorianns490
Reviewed 8 November 2016

I recommend visiting this welcome center, which is really an old home in Columbus. It is built in front of Tennessee Williams original home in the town. The center follows Mr. Williams playwright history, including "A Streetcar Named Desire". Furnishings are from the era of...More

Thank Jetone25
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karen f
When is the pilgrimage this spring 2017 & cost to tour homes? Is there transportation?
28 February 2017|
Response from lavella98 | Reviewed this property |
March 30- April 8th. I believe you can visit, visitcolumbusmstorg to find the prices for the home tours. I hope this helps you.
When is the Pilgrimange this year, 2016? Thanks
16 March 2016|
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Did Rose and Tom live in this home as Rose was born before Tom was she around the home with her family? Thank you. I took care of Rose in her Key West, Fl. Tom resided on Duncan. Rose and I resided on Von Phister. Thank you
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