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Old Courthouse

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Address: Vicksburg, MS
Phone Number: 6016360741
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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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Be a part of history!

Walking up the steps to the old courthouse, knowing that Jefferson Davis walked on the same steps is chilling. Our history is relatively short compared to other countries, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Genoa, Colorado
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Genoa, Colorado
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking up the steps to the old courthouse, knowing that Jefferson Davis walked on the same steps is chilling. Our history is relatively short compared to other countries, and investigating the past is a genuine pleasure.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Collections of various civil war period items from guns, uniforms, to Hummel statues. Slightly slanted take on the history of the civil war. Wouldn't have missed anything if we didn't go inside. The outside of the building is impressive.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to learn a bit more about Vicksburg, the Old Courthouse is the place to go! The staff is friendly and helpful, and the entrance fee for adults is very affordable at $5.00. There are nine rooms for you to check out and find out more about the city. You'll learn all about the Battle of Vicksburg and... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like historical items, this is the place to go. You will not be disappointed by visiting this museum. It is like taking a walk back in time. If you are traveling through Vicksburg, MS, be sure to stop and visit the old courthouse museum!

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Thank Darrell F
Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Museum has real items to see, as opposed to replicas. Enjoyed seeing the courtroom on the second floor.

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Sandusky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of history and friendly people. We got there late but they let us in. We were able to look around and purchase some flags were couldn't find any where else.

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Thank Rebecca L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must see for a trip to VICKSBURG. It's got some of the coolest stuff you'll ever see. The Old Warren County Court House, built in 1858, stands today as Vicksburg’s most historic structure and has hosted such guests and speakers as Jefferson Davis, Ulysses S. Grant, Booker T. Washington, Teddy Roosevelt, and William McKinley.

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Thank Rick C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in after touring the Vicksburg War Memorial Park. Glad I did. Being an old courthouse it's not the largest museum, but it's worth your time. The folks working there were helpful and I had knowledge, enjoyable conversations with them regarding Civil War artifacts. If you're a history buff make sure to plan a visit while in Vicksburg.

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Thank Eric B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

This is a "must visit" experience that could 'conceivable' take more than a few hours if one is a history buff; well worth a second visit. The buildings exterior and interior construction, and its location atop that hill had to inspire early visitors with awe. It still does! And then we must thank the collectors/contributors of all the historic artifacts... More 

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Midland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

If you love things from the Civil War, this museum is a must. The artifacts are unbelievable. There are toys, clothing furnishing. Everything you can image from the era. Don't miss if you have a chance.

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