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Vicksburg National Military Park

3201 Clay St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-3495
+1 601-636-0583
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Amazing place to learn about the Civil War

The visitor center is a great place to start. There is a video to watch and several displays to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oniedu
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
Great Civil War battleground

Because veterans of this battle returned to mark out key points of the battle, this is one of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
alicejs2017
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Midland, Texas
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1800 acres of now peaceful countryside, this park was once the scene of a bloody 47-day Civil War battle.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3201 Clay St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-3495
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The visitor center is a great place to start. There is a video to watch and several displays to read about and view. The map is great with a very thorough explanation of each of the stops. You can spend as much time as you...More

Thank Oniedu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Because veterans of this battle returned to mark out key points of the battle, this is one of the most well documented battles of the Civil War. Full of history, great experience. It's a must do of Vicksburg.

Thank alicejs2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum center has lots of great information regarding the seige and offers a 20 min. film to give you more perspective. This is followed by a driving tour. You can stop and numerous turn-out and get a real feel for what the troops endured...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You feel the presence of those that lost their lives. It was a somber experience. The museum there is worth the visit. If you have an America the Beautiful senior pass the admission is free.

Thank anncoxthomas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the introductory film, then drive the well signposted drive around the site of the siege. Stop at each of the different vantage points and take in the history and the stunning views.

Thank HighlanderIV
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've visited several other Civil War battlefields before. This was one of the better ones. The introductory movie gave a great overview of the military events leading up to the siege of Vicksburg. It was well labeled, plenty of places to pull off the road...More

Thank chalkuser
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome adventure for sea or historical lovers. Must see for sailors. Easy visit for all who come. Nice museum.

Thank Jay S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a Civil War history buff, this is Nirvana ! Trees are covering much of the site now, so it's sometimes difficult to picture what it was like during the actual fighting, but markers are placed in the areas occupied by the different...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always wanted to go and finally made the trip. I was expecting a couple of small monuments, maybe an obelisk or two in some farmers pasture. This place is INCREDIBLE. We hired a guide (Mike) and the details and knowledge he shared with us just...More

Thank Gregg M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is amazing...plan on spending some time exploring the monuments and grounds. It is worth the trip to see.

Thank CarolO790
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gem5309
When Is the civil war reenactment invicksburg in April?
2 April 2017|
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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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Cathy T
Are service dogs allowed?
22 March 2017|
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Response from Jerry M | Reviewed this property |
If you do the driving tour your dog will be in your vehicle and you will not encounter any problems. We had our dog along and got him out on the leash to run and no one questioned us. I do not know the official stance... More
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jolyblonde
Is there a souvenir/gift shop here?
15 October 2016|
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is.
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