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Address: Vicksburg, MS
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8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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We really enjoyed our visit here. Took our elementary age Grandkids here and they really liked it a lot even the 7 year Old. Very historical and good place everyone should visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Bucks, Alabama
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Madison, South Dakota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The exhibits themselves in this museum are nothing out of the ordinary and their captions are simple and faded. But the real charm comes from the nostalgia that permeates the place, nostalgia for a bygone era of southern life before the dreadful "War Between the States." There are exhibits about Jefferson Davis, a local landowner transformed into the president of... More 

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Bucks, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed our visit here. Took our elementary age Grandkids here and they really liked it a lot even the 7 year Old. Very historical and good place everyone should visit.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The Old Courthouse serves as a historical museum of Vicksburg, particularly the siege of Vicksburg during the Civil War. It offers a number of interesting artifacts and has a nice bookstore/gift shop on site as well. There is free parking on the street.

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Ridgeland, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Huge collection of civil war artifacts and really neat old courthouse! They should shoot movies there!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

The old courthouse is a very interesting stop. There were old artifacts everywhere and at some points it seemed that they had so much stuff they did not know what to do with it all. The old courtroom upstairs is way cool. They also have a Jefferson Davis room to the left. The staff was very friendly and helpful. At... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

If you are wondering where the artifacts are after visiting the National Military Park, go to the Old Courthouse Museum. Tons of artifacts from guns and artillery, to flags, clothes, and anything else you can think of from the Civil War area history. There was a lot of neat informative sections, one of which was dedicated to Jefferson Davis. The... More 

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Annandale, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Anyone who is in Vicksburg and loves history this is an impressive museum. Well worth the visit at a minimal cost of $5 each. Easy parking in a residential neighborhood with a beautiful view of the Mississippi River.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We got there too late to enter, but we had a delightful walk around and it was very beautiful. You could really sense why they felt they would never lose their position. Both sides showed such resolve.

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San Diego, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Definitely a must see to understand the heart of Vicksburg. The host was gracious and had lots of stories to tell about the pioneers of this lovely town. The exhibits gave the flavor of place at various times.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Right downtown historic Vicksburg on a hill above the Mississippi. Weather beaten and showing its civil war built days but what a surprise inside. This place is FULL of history, local and more. Nice college age young man met me as I entered. 5 dollar fee to tour. He answered several questions for me about the place. The old courtroom... More 

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