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
Review Highlights
Informative tour of gracious, comfortable home

The house is furnished much as it was when Eudora Welty lived there and feels as if she might be in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eudora Welty remarked, "Fiction depends for its life on place. Place is the crossroads of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
wendy S
Nebraska City, Nebraska
Read all 76 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
The restored gardens of this deceased Mississippi writer.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good19%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
1119 Pinehurst Pl, Jackson, MS 39202-1812
+1 601-353-7762
Write a Review
Reviews (76)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I was here in the spring but wasn't able to take a tour of the house, but the timing worked out better this time and I was able to take a tour of the house. They start the tour with a video in the house...More

Thank ColumbiaMDPercolate
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We were staying in Jackson and had some time in the afternoon, so we picked Ms. Welty's home. Not enormous fans, but I liked several of her books, and my mother was a very big fan. Turns out that the tours are on a timetable,...More

1  Thank Dee W
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I happened here when they were having an event and got to tour the home and gardens. I didn't know who Eudora Welty was until I got here! Well known author who lived in this home most of her adult life. The home is lovingly...More

1  Thank cockers2luv
Nearby Restaurants
Lou's Full-Serv
172 reviews
.63 km away
Keifer's Restaurant
245 reviews
.73 km away
The Manship
180 reviews
.77 km away
Deep South Pops
52 reviews
.88 km away
Nearby Attractions
Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
227 reviews
1.52 km away
LeFleur's Bluff State Park
17 reviews
1.16 km away
Millsaps College
17 reviews
1.15 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Kay A
Can you give me the address? We will be in Jackson on June 1st and would love to see the gardens and house.
2 May 2015|
Response from Molly K |
1119 Pinehurst Place in the Belhaven neighborhood of Jackson. Right across from Belhaven University with plenty of street parking available.