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Old Courthouse

Vicksburg, MS
+1 601-636-0741
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A Piece of History

While this building stood during the Civil War, it still looks as beautiful today. The artifacts... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2016
GI_Joe48
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Enterprise, Alabama
Stand Where Great Men Once Stood

This is a beautiful museum, and there are not many places in the world that aren't roped off from... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2016
Michelle L
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:00
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Vicksburg, MS
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

While this building stood during the Civil War, it still looks as beautiful today. The artifacts vary from period pieces to more modern. Not really sure why Hummels need to be displayed but there aren't many so no big deal. The courtroom was like walking...More

Thank GI_Joe48
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful museum, and there are not many places in the world that aren't roped off from the public that will let you stand in and touch something so historically significant. You can stand where 3 Presidents once stood, and sit where Jefferson...More

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Great little museum. The $5 admission was the right price. It only took me an hour to get through. I would recommend you not bring young kids.

Thank Drue S
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Located in the center of the city, this original and mostly untouched building was standing during the seige. Full of original artifacts from the seige and the civil war in general. The original main court is on the second floor and is also mostly original....More

Thank hamiltonbergen
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

The court house and grounds are beautiful, and there are a handful of interesting items inside. But unless you are a dedicated CW buff with a big thing for period weapons, I'd move along. There are a few battle flags, historic notes, photos, etc of...More

Thank rpmc47
Reviewed 23 May 2016

An extensive collection of Civil War memorabilia, along with artifacts and displays about the history of Vicksburg itself. A lovely building, and well worth the time to visit.

Thank TxTrvlr88
Reviewed 18 May 2016

How can you not visit a place that professes to have a minie ball bullet that impregnated a young Southern belle after passing through the testicles of a soldier! The advertised KKK exhibits were not on show, but personally they were not missed. A wonderful...More

Thank An0nym0usC0ntribut0r
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

As a civil war buff this place had lots to offer. I'm also a courthouse buff. The old courtroom made me feel like I was in to kill a mockingbird. Civil war artifacts were plentiful and interesting though I'd say there's a definitive southern slant....More

Thank kevinrA6293HI
Reviewed 1 May 2016

As a person who has studied the history of the Civil War for more than 60 years, I understand why it has recently become politically correct to be offended by all things Confederacy, including the Stars and Bars battle flag. But I believe it is...More

3  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 28 April 2016

we walked from the shopping area downtown..Would not recommend this unless you don't mind hills, parking is available at the front of the courthouse. the museum is jam packed with civil war artifacts and non revisionist history. a lot of Jeff Davis items since he...More

Thank JudyM23692
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Berry Lynne H
1 April 2017|
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I would contact the museum at the email they list online for reservations. It is the email address for the historical society who runs the museum. They have volunteers at the museum to answer questions. The gentleman who... More
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Gail M
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If I remember correctly it was $5.00 a person .
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