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Old Courthouse

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Good Civil War Museum.

Very nice display of Civil War artifacts in an actual town where a civil war battle occurred. If... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WorkToTravel_12
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Saskatoon, Canada
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Lot of memorabelia

Visited this museum and were pleased to find many actual relics of different wars. Only downfall... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
liketotravel1977
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Abbeville, Louisiana
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice display of Civil War artifacts in an actual town where a civil war battle occurred. If you are in the area, definitely visit. The building is beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WorkToTravel_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this museum and were pleased to find many actual relics of different wars. Only downfall would be this museum is more set up to mention who donated the piece rather than why. Anyone visiting Vicksburg should visit this.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank liketotravel1977
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A old historic pre Civil War courthouse with a lot of interesting artifacts. Plus on the second floor there was a interesting courtroom that has seen a lot of history

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MaryCard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Old Courthouse Museum does a great job of preserving history, with thousands of artifacts and fascinating information. The building of course is an artifact, but the museum itself is also an artifact!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank svinson13
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We visited the Old Courthouse on a rainy day in Vicksburg and it was a wonderful experience. We were greeted warmly by the gentleman at the door who explained the layout and invited us to take our time - and we did! There are Civil...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Glenn S
Reviewed October 24, 2018

This place was great, lots of stuff to see and was very surprised at the quality of the exhibits. Definitely a must see in VB!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janet R
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Arrived early afternoon and immediately knew we would not have enough time to see everything at this converted courthouse. We will be back in the near future for a long weekend.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WilliamW579
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

This place has several rooms full of antiques from the Civil War era. Downstairs rooms with all things from Civil War. Upstairs has more including an old courtroom. I am sure you will get your money’s worth at this place. They also have small gift...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dr F
Reviewed October 5, 2018

We were very glad we toured this museum prior to going on the self guided walking tours as we knew some history behind many of the buildings we saw. Although the museum has very interesting displays of life in Vicksburg as well as items from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gfordbmh
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

This is a very good place to get a good feel of what happened in history in Vicksburg during the Civil War and there in information on other historical things that happened here. Friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Date of experience: September 2018
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April 1, 2017|
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I would contact the museum at the email they list online for reservations. It is the email address for the historical society who runs the museum. They have volunteers at the museum to answer questions. The gentleman who... More
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If I remember correctly it was $5.00 a person .
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