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The story of the salvage (attempt and failure) is interesting in and of itself. The presentation of the ironclad is extremely well done - and, frankly, I had no concept of the scale of these gunships. The viewing areas are large, close, and well documented....More
Could not believe how well preserved the remains of this boat were & how well they were able to restore the entire boat. The outside display area is very convenient & the inside museum is very informative. Signage everywhere is great. No cost to enter....More
Although the USS Cairo sank in separate action from the May 18th to July 4th, 1863 battle and siege that is preserved by Vicksburg National Military Park, the recovered ironclad and the associated museum are part of the park and admission is included in the...More
this is a truly incredible attraction. the museum inside the building has so many of the soldiers actual belongings because when it was torpedoed they had no time to salvage any of their belongings, they could only get out with their lives. the really inspiring...More
This boat was under water for over a hundred years! The exhibit does a good job of helping visitors understand how it was preserved, brought up, and pieced together so you can see what it looked like during the Civil War.
Response from Wanderlust777 | Reviewed this property |
The best part of the museum is the ship itself, which is displayed outdoors under a tent-like roof. So even if you can't take your dog inside, it's still worth stopping off to view the boat and the accompanying signage.
I am not really sure, I did not see other dogs. The actual ship is undercover, but outside, so it would be ok I imagine. The inside portion with the artifacts, etc may not allow pets unless service animals. I bet you could... More
I am not really sure, I did not see other dogs. The actual ship is undercover, but outside, so it would be ok I imagine. The inside portion with the artifacts, etc may not allow pets unless service animals. I bet you could check on line. Good luck!