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Tennessee Williams Welcome Center

300 Main St, Columbus, MS 39701-4532
+1 662-328-0222
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A very interesting place to spend and hour or so

The people that guided the tour were friendly and informative. You will enjoy the exhibit on the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
South Florida, Florida
Free excellent stop!

Free tour showing excellent historical items as well as a cute local gift shop and brochures. The... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
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300 Main St, Columbus, MS 39701-4532
+1 662-328-0222
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The people that guided the tour were friendly and informative. You will enjoy the exhibit on the second floor and the home in general. Columbus is an interesting town and worthy of drive to see it.

Thank frankwP4020QH
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Free tour showing excellent historical items as well as a cute local gift shop and brochures. The staff will gladly explain any items as well as local questions. Great stop!

Thank l7r123
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Welcome Center is a very interesting place. I learned so much more about Mississippi and its rich culture. The information that's available about most events and surrounding areas is huge. I never realized that Mississippi has loads of history and all kinds of Festivals....More

Thank Z9483PXmaryd
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This welcome center is conveniently located in the historic downtown area of Columbus. The staff greeted us warmly, provided maps, and shared the interesting history of the house. Very nice exhibits depicting Tennessee Williams career.

Thank Kokotraveler
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Staying for Columbus for one night we visited this house during a tour of the town. The welcome was gracious, the old, beautifully renovated house interesting because of its era and the history of the previous tenants. A small donation is suggested.

Thank bryonia2015
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We stopped by the Tennessee Williams House/Welcome Center while passing through Columbus and found it fascinating. Full disclosure: my husband and I both write professionally, so it's almost incumbent on us to visit other (albeit more famous) writer's homes. Especially in the South, where the...More

Thank tennesseetraveler58
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped at Columbus Marina for a few days. Checked out the Welcome Center. Very helpful hostess, lots of local information and nice tour of Tennessee Williams' house. Worth the stop.

Thank Tricia H
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Great historical site and overview of Tennessee Williams. Well done by Columbus visitors bureau and their leader Nancy Carpenter. Interesting insight into writers past as perspectives his time in New Orleans.

Thank Rtaylor39401
Reviewed 10 May 2017

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 7 May 2017

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

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karen f
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.