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Old Courthouse

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Address: Vicksburg, MS
Phone Number: 6016360741
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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Historic and lovely old building and grounds. Inside is a treasure trove of memorabilia from days gone by, mainly focused on Civil War era. Incredible collection of old china... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Historic and lovely old building and grounds. Inside is a treasure trove of memorabilia from days gone by, mainly focused on Civil War era. Incredible collection of old china, silver serving pieces and other housewares.

Thank jolyblonde
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

$5 admission allows you to see the most fantastic collection of memorabilia from the Civil War era, from money to clothes to weapons, etc, You also get entry to the Old Courtroom with its beautiful old wood floors and tables. Don't miss the rooms behind the Courtroom.

Thank Mary E
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The courthouse is well laid out. Civil war artifacts are very good, with low prices for what they are. Each room holds surprises, with many items to hold interest.

Thank Johny747
Grapevine, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent over an hour wandering this beautiful old courthouse. Great collection of area history! Highly recommend to take the time to visit.

Thank Nancy B
south east wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Their collection of civil war artifacts is absolutely amazing. The museum is well laid out with exhibit after exhibit that just keeps your attention for hours. Absolutely loved it.

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Globe, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by today and I thought it would just be a courthouse with some exhibits. The folks curating this building have done an amazing job showing the period, Civil War history, and the history of the court house, everything. We took a lot of photos (no flash allowed), and spent a lot more time here than we thought we... More 

Thank Cheryal
Hammond, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This "Old Court House has been converted to a Vicksburg Historical museum and includes an amazing number of memorabilia for the early 1800s and early 1900s. Well worth the time and low price of admission. Plan on spending and hour or more here.

Thank apmcdonaldjr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Old Courthouse Museum was one of my favorite spots in the city. The museum has a room dedicated to the Confederacy which I enjoyed going through, it gives background of the Confederate nation with information as to why the South chose to secede. The historic courthouse upstairs was very interesting as well. Thank goodness PC culture hasn't touched this... More 

Thank Kelsey P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Lots to see in this place. The building itself is treasure. I recall a comment about the costumes being shabby... but good grief... they're over a hundred years old!! Lots of history to be seen. My only complaint... the bathrooms are horrid!!

Thank William W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed the Courthouse. Being an attorney I loved the visit. Exciting to sit in a courtroom where Jefferson Davis had been. This courthouse had been shelled during the siege of Vicksburg. Great artifacts were on exhibit.

Thank Kent T

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