We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Eudora Welty House

1119 Pinehurst Pl, Jackson, MS 39202-1812
+1 601-353-7762
Website
Save
Review Highlights
A Truly Wonderful Experience

I have long wanted to visit the Welty house, gardens and museum complex in Jackson, and recently... read more

Reviewed yesterday
jrsmith8
,
Monroe, Louisiana
MUST SEE IN JACKSON

THE TOUR OF THE MUSEUM AND ADJOINING HOUSE is super. You gain such a real feel for one of... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
oxforddoc
,
oxford
Read all 79 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
The restored gardens of this deceased Mississippi writer.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good18%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Closed
All hours
Hours Today: Closed
LOCATION
1119 Pinehurst Pl, Jackson, MS 39202-1812
CONTACT
Website
+1 601-353-7762
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (79)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

I have long wanted to visit the Welty house, gardens and museum complex in Jackson, and recently had the opportunity to do so. The site is located in a quiet, peaceful residential neighborhood on Pinehurst Place (on the East side of State Street) in mid-town...More

Thank jrsmith8
Reviewed 21 July 2017

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

Thank oxforddoc
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

1  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 20 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 29 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 24 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
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Lou's Full-Serv
185 reviews
.63 km away
The Manship
195 reviews
.77 km away
Keifer's Restaurant
256 reviews
.73 km away
Deep South Pops
56 reviews
.88 km away
Nearby Attractions
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
244 reviews
1.52 km away
LeFleur's Bluff State Park
21 reviews
1.16 km away
Eudora Welty's Garden
17 reviews
.00 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Kay A
2 May 2015|
Answer
Response from Molly K |
1119 Pinehurst Place in the Belhaven neighborhood of Jackson. Right across from Belhaven University with plenty of street parking available.
0
Votes