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Address: Vicksburg, MS
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+1 601-636-0741
08:30 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 17:00

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This is where you learn the history of Vicksburg

The old county courthouse is the site of much of Vicksburg history. Jeff Davis, the president of the Confederacy, campaign here for the state house of Mississippi. Several US... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 January 2017
David W
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Huntington Woods, Michigan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

If you're interested in lots of American things from the civil war period this is your museum. I was slightly offended by some of the wording on things...there is a definite pro-confederacy perspective here.

Thank Judy G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

The old county courthouse is the site of much of Vicksburg history. Jeff Davis, the president of the Confederacy, campaign here for the state house of Mississippi. Several US presidents have spoken on the steps of the courthouse. I learned so much about the history of the self especially Vicksburg. If your history buff, you will love this place. The... More 

Thank David W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

Love the fact that you can go through this and take your time. My husband loved it. Amazing at all of the history and artifacts that are displayed.

Thank dannysK4041CP
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The courthouse is just full of historical exhibits, not just from the civil war battle but also interesting collections of antiques. The building and grounds are lovely. Admission is $5 for adults. This is probably not a good attraction for young children - lots of reading to go along with the exhibits.

Thank Carma5000
Quad Cities, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The greeter was very friendly and full of information! The museum was full of civil war era items, guns, uniforms, clothing, dishes, etc. Beautiful view! Great architecture!

Thank BBQueen52
Tulsa, OK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Wife and I stopped here because it's the highest point in Vicksburg - you can see it from all over town. Inside there's tons of Vicksburg memorabilia and a restored courthouse from Civil War days on the top floor. Definitely worth $5 and hour of your time....

Thank Randall B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Learned a lot about southern history today. It is important in so many ways when you can see how history was made over a hundred years or more. The aftermath of votes for and against basic human rights is told on plain straight forward language. You need to visit here to understand the "old south".

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

So, not expecting to go to the Old Courthouse, the fates took control and after a wrong turn I found myself alongside the Old Courthouse with an open parking spot 10 feet in front of me. I decided to check it out thinking I would walk the grounds and the museum and it would be less than one hour out... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my stop here. The staff were very friendly. There are 3 displays down stairs and 5 upstairs a couple deal with Civil War history, one room upstairs is for Jefferson Davies. The small baseball display in one of the rooms was very interesting. The courtroom was very impressive. It appears as it would have in the 1860s .... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 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

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