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Vicksburg National Military Park

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Impressive visitors center both at the park entrance and the Cario Monitor exhibit. Driving tour... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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We were on a tour bus. We requested a guide. We got Don Milner. He was extremely knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Robert M
Richmond, Kentucky
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1800 acres of now peaceful countryside, this park was once the scene of a bloody 47-day Civil War battle.
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3201 Clay St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-3495
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Impressive visitors center both at the park entrance and the Cario Monitor exhibit. Driving tour with lots of information provided via a number of media platforms made for an interesting and informative tour. 20 dollars to get in. Old battlefield are always very tranquil.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were on a tour bus. We requested a guide. We got Don Milner. He was extremely knowledgeable about the battles. We enjoyed him tremendously.

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic and sad at the same time. Really gives you an impression on how horrible this war must have been. Fighting parties could almost see eachother in the eyes. Must have been terrifying.

Thank Marcel P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were able to go to visitors center and watched a movie on the battle. It is worth the time , helps with your self guided car tour. We used the cellphone number at each stop for further information. People in center were very helpful...More

Thank Penney O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendliest hotel in a long time everyone from desk (Mikala Clark) check in to all housekeeping,and beakfast people and to all outside including pool people we stayed an extra week with biggest reason friendly staff...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Vicksburg campaign was one of the most important of the Civil War, and significant parts of the siege lines have been preserved. This battlefield has more markers and monuments than any I have visited, and they help give a good sense of what happened...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

traveling through the park looking at where the two army's where located and imagining how the living conditions of the battle field where during that time was a learning experience

Thank 431vanl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for what was supposed to be a 1 hour tour, but had to leave after 3 hours. Signage is a problem. So, be careful on the detour because it is NOT clearly marked. It is a beautiful park. One can only imagine the...More

Thank 1TravelingWoman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

--- this is the place to go! After seeing the visitor's center, take a nice leisurely drive along the battlefield. Signs are posted as to where events took place. Tours are also available for an additional cost. This is a must for the civil war...More

Thank MJGoldfarb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visitor Center has great information and a must see movie to detail the history. Used the cell phone tour where each site had a short recorded message on each stop. Was easy to use and better than trying to read from the map. Rangers have...More

1  Thank 445alexandram
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September 15, 2018|
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Response from GlassInMS | Reviewed this property |
Yes, guided tours are available, as are tours on CD. We spent about 4 hours, and didn't get to see everything (missed the Cairo!). If you go to the website for the Vicksburg National Military Park, you can find out about the... More
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July 29, 2018|
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Response from John T | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the previous answer but I would make sure that you watch the movie in the ranger station before you do the self guided tour. Reading up on the battles before hand would also help enhance your experience.
February 21, 2018|
Response from MWK51 | Reviewed this property |
no tours. you do a self drive tour of the bsttlefield. There are written and audio guides available