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Vicksburg National Military Park

3201 Clay St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-3495
+1 601-636-0583
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A Great Way to Learn US History

This driving tour was so interesting, you could easily spend a day stopping all along the way and... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2016
Carla P
Military History

Very informative you get good sense of the battlefield and the scale of the area where fighting... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2016
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1800 acres of now peaceful countryside, this park was once the scene of a bloody 47-day Civil War battle.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3201 Clay St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-3495
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Reviewed August 8, 2016

This driving tour was so interesting, you could easily spend a day stopping all along the way and learning, it was terrific.

Thank Carla P
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Very informative you get good sense of the battlefield and the scale of the area where fighting took place,you need to See the movie first at visitor centre to get an idea of the battle and the out comes Well worth a visit good American...More

Thank johnrose2015
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

This site is a very good place to see....its full of history and a nice setting..I drove the whole park and at the end it was breathtaking. The rolling hillside is another site to see...if you're military you get in free..along with other site this...More

Thank David M
Reviewed August 6, 2016

We didn't have a lot of time to spend so we just drove the circuit through the park. There are many, many monuments to see as well as interpretative markers all along the way. This is definitely the place for history buffs or civil war...More

Thank Carie501
Reviewed August 6, 2016

This is a very well keep battlefield. Easy to see everything from the car and well marked. All the monuments are clean and easy to read. There is a quest for the kids to-do. a very good family day event. Movie is a must see...More

Thank VA45
Reviewed August 5, 2016

This park is full of monuments, up-close exhibits with artifacts, and drives/trails that document both sides of the Civil war battle fought here. If you are in the military or a retiree, ask for the free annual pass. Great place for children to see how...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed August 5, 2016

We had visited the park and only drove the tour. This time we hired a guide who not only took us around the park but also drove us around Vicksburg to connect the park with the city. All guides have to pass a test, an...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the park. It was very nice that you could drive thru the park and stop, take pictures when you wanted. It was a lovely drive.

Thank colisagillespie
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Wow! We spent way more time here than I had anticipated but that's a good thing. We really took our time following the map they gave us at the entrance stopping to read about each label. Lots of really neat monuments and signs that explain...More

Thank Cassie W
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

This was a great place to visit. I hired a guide for the first day and he drove my car so I could look and take photos. He stopped wherever I wanted to and was extremely knowledgeable about the park and the Civil War. I...More

Thank Catherine H
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July 14, 2017|
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Response from justbeinghonest20 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my delay in responding i am not sure my son is 26 so no longer a teenager 😁 I know he would of liked it but he is a history buff and it may be boring if they aren't really into history, it is hallowed ground... More
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Response from MaryPatIndahouse | Reviewed this property |
15$ a car load, but there was no one at the gate, we went memorial day weekend and an hour before the parked closed, so we only stayed and watched the 20 minute documentary which was free anyway. Definitely a great overview... More
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Response from emcq1 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but you should be able to find info online or by calling the park.
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