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“Interesting”

U.S.S. Cairo Museum
Ranked #2 of 40 things to do in Vicksburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Tour the first boat to be sunk by a torpedo.
Florida
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132 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Interesting”
Reviewed July 15, 2013

My 9 year old granddaughter visited. Artifacts are very interesting.
Information is clearly stated. Excellent way to understand history/ Go early when temperature is cooler.

Visited July 2013
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“Best part of battlefield!”
Reviewed July 15, 2013

We are leave near the Gettysburg Battlefield in Pennsylvania, so it was great to be here in Vicksburg even though the battlefields can't really be compared...so, visiting the U.S.S. Cario was by far the best site here. The ship is amazing as its story!

Visited June 2013
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Australia
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34 reviews
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“A wonderful restoration”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

Amazing to see a civil war battleship restored to somewhere near its former glory. You get a real good sense of what it may have been like to be aboard this mighty vessel and how it operated during the conflict. A fantastic exhibit that only enhances the Vicksburg Military Park experience.

Visited June 2013
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Simpsonville, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Highlight of our trip to Vicksburg National Military Park”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

The USS Cairo was the highlight of our tour of Vicksburg National Military Park. It was fascinating to walk through a 150 year old ironclad gunboat. The Cairo is included in the driving tour of the park, far from the main park entrance, and is not to be missed!

Visited June 2013
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Monroeville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Best Part of the National Park”
Reviewed July 10, 2013

This stop is included as a part of the Vicksburg National Park drive and is not to be missed. Listening to the ranger talk about the Cairo, the raising and the restoration was very interesting.

Definitely worth the time.

Visited July 2013
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