The Natchez Visitor Center is home to:
- Visit Mississippi
- Visit Natchez
- Natchez Pilgrimage Tours
- National Park Service (Natchez Historical National Park)
- Natchez Tricentennial Office
- The Natchez Shop
The visitor center sits at the head of the Mississippi River Bridge, where Hwy. 84 carries travelers into and out of Louisiana. Address is 640 South Canal Street.
The facility is a Mississippi Welcome Center and home to the local offices of the National Park Service. Visit Natchez is also housed here, as well as Natchez Pilgrimage Tours. The facility serves as a one stop shopping venue for tickets to tour the antebellum homes of Natchez, tickets to local events, and travel information in general.
The exhibits at the Natchez Visitor Center are state-of-the-art, and a twenty minute movie about the history of Natchez and the surrounding area can be viewed in a comfortable 65 seat theater.
Horse-Drawn Carriage tour tickets can also be purchased at the Visitor Center.
The Natchez Shop is the perfect place to get all things Natchez. The store carries many items specific to the interpretive themes of the Natchez National Historical Park sites, logo items, locally crafted items and Victorian glass. Many Natchez- and Mississippi- made food items and other locally made products are also available. Local products include Rolling River Roasters coffees, D’Evereux hot sauces and jams and Ole Trace honey.
Bicyclists and Motorcyclists
Riding the Natchez Trace Parkway and need to leave your vehicle in Natchez? Cyclists biking without a vehicle and motorcyclists trailering their motorcycle to the Trace can leave their vehicles at the visitor center. Go inside the visitor center and let them know how long your vehicle will be in the parking area.
Visitor Hours, Contact Information and Location Map
The visitor center is open every day from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m.
Below is an interactive map with Natchez Visitor Center's location in the middle of the map (brown marker).