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Vicksburg National Military Park

3201 Clay St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-3495
+1 601-636-0583
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Lots of intersting history

after driving past this in my travels for the past 15 years I have finally made a pit stop to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jamie E
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El Dorado, Arkansas
Worth a Visit

The museum is nicely done; the tour trail is well marked; interesting; give yourself time to stop... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
PKPISC
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South Carolina
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1800 acres of now peaceful countryside, this park was once the scene of a bloody 47-day Civil War battle.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
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3201 Clay St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-3495
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Reviewed 2 days ago

after driving past this in my travels for the past 15 years I have finally made a pit stop to explore. I had no idea that Vicksburg had so much history and impact in the Civil War. Very interesting information and exhibits.

Thank Jamie E
Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum is nicely done; the tour trail is well marked; interesting; give yourself time to stop along the way and view several of the monuments.

Thank PKPISC
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First time visit for our family but not for the wife and I. It was good visit with our girls. Once they get older and understand a little better the significance of this area I think it will be better.

Thank Joey J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The admission fee was quite low for a family of six (as it is $15 per vehicle) which is always good news! I highly encourage any visitors to begin by stopping at the welcome center/gift shop. They show a very informative 20 minute video which...More

Thank vibrantqueen
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited this park twice at the beginning of a vacation and then a week later at the end. The park involves a lot of driving and appeals to the history buff. Authentic cannons and a few buildings from the era are interesting. Also, take...More

Thank PJGARG
Reviewed 6 days ago

Were in Vicksburg and this was a must see as I like my history. The drive through the park really makes you think about the war - brother vs. brother and all of the casualties. Make sure and stop at all the memorials and do...More

Thank Jimmie_Ray
Reviewed 6 days ago

America 's upkeep of it's Military Park and National Cemeteries is fantastic to see. When in the US we buy an annual Pass so we can see these pieces of history. Naturally, each one has a different look and feel. Vicksburg is situated along the...More

Thank bryonia2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice relatively long drive through the park with many monuments, of which there are many. Best part is the ironclad that is on display that was pulled out of the river in the 1960's. Much of it had decayed, but there is still much of...More

Thank mick412
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had limited time but were so glad that we stopped. The battlefield is huge so driving is a must - especially in the July heat. Lots of monuments along the drive. We especially enjoyed touring the exhibit of the battleship that was salvaged and...More

Thank Jane R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Made a visit to park on Independence Day. A sobering drive and a place to remember the many men who lost their lives during the Civil War.

Thank Suzanne J
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14 July 2017|
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Response from justbeinghonest20 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for my delay in responding i am not sure my son is 26 so no longer a teenager 😁 I know he would of liked it but he is a history buff and it may be boring if they aren't really into history, it is hallowed ground... More
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1 July 2017|
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Response from MaryPatIndahouse | Reviewed this property |
15$ a car load, but there was no one at the gate, we went memorial day weekend and an hour before the parked closed, so we only stayed and watched the 20 minute documentary which was free anyway. Definitely a great overview... More
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Response from emcq1 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure but you should be able to find info online or by calling the park.
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