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Columbus

Historic District Walking Tour

Stop by the Tennessee Williams Welcome Center and pick up your walking tour brochure. The welcome center is your starting point.
300 Main St.
Columbus, MS 39403
Phone: 662.329.1191
Fax: 662.329.8969
Toll-Free: 1.800.327.2686
www.columbus-ms.org
Hours: Mon-Sat 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: Free

Mississippi University Fine Art Gallery

Mississippi University for Women
Eugenia Summer Gallery is located on the southwest corner of the MUW campus directly east of the Stark Recreation Center. Fine art.
1100 College St.
Columbus, MS 39705
Phone: 662.329.7341
Hours: Mon-Fri 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Admission: Free

Columbus Air Force Base

Columbus Air Force Base has trained pilots since WWII. Once home of the B52 Bomber, it graduates hundreds of Air Aces annually.
Off Hwy 45 North
Columbus, MS
Phone: 662.434.7068
Toll-Free: 1.800.327.2686
www.columbus.af.mil
Hours: 7:30 a.m.- 4:15 p.m., By appointment only
Admission: Free

Tennessee Williams Home

First home of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tennessee Williams, author of A Streetcar Named Desire, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and The Glass Menagerie. Williams, considered the most important American playwright, was born in Columbus, Mississippi in 1911. He spent his beginning years in an old Victorian home that was the rectory for St. Paul's Episcopal Church, where his grandfather served as minister. The home was recently honored with the designation of a National Literary Landmark, and it now serves as the official Welcome Center for Columbus.
300 Main St.
Columbus, MS 39701
Phone: 662.328.0222
www.muw.edu/tennesseewilliams
Hours: Mon-Sat 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun noon- 5 p.m.
Admission: Free

Columbus Daily Historic Homes Tours

Many of Columbus' most gorgeous homes are open to the public. Tour some of the most beautiful antebellum homes in the South.

Amzi Love (c.1848) 305 Seventh Street South, (662) 328-5413 or (800) 920-3533, Open Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. or by appointment

Lee Home/Museum (c.1847) 316 Seventh Street North, (662) 327-8888 or (800) 920-3533, Open Fridays, 10:00 a.m.- -4:00 p.m. or by appointment ,leehomemuseum@yahoo.com

Rosedale (c.1856) 1523 Ninth Street South, (800) 920-3533 ,Open by appointment with two-day advance scheduling

Rosewood Manor (c.1835) 719 Seventh Street North, (662) 328-7313 or (662) 364-0705, Open Monday-Saturday by appointment, www.columbusrosewood.com

Temple Heights (c.1837) 515 Ninth Street North, (662) 328-0599 or (800) 920-3533, Open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. or by appointment

Tennessee Williams Home (c.1875) 300 Main Street, (662) 328-0222 Monday-Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Sunday 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. more information

Waverley Plantation Mansion (c. 1852) National Historic Landmark 1852 Waverley Mansion Road, (662) 494-1399, Open daily 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Whitehall (c. 1843) 607 3rd Street South, Open Mondays 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., For more information please call (662)328-0222.

Call or visit the Welcome Center for more information.
300 Main St.
Columbus, MS 39703
Phone: 662.329.1191
Fax: 662.329.8969
Toll-Free: 1.800.327.2686
www.columbus-ms.org
Welcome Center Hours: Mon-Sat 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.; Sun Noon-5:00 p.m.
Admission: Yes