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Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial

Closed Now: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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A good place to spend a hour or two

it is a National Historic Landmark. We were in this museum for almost an hour. It would be easy to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Plenty to see.

So much to see here. No visit to Vicksburg would be complete if this museum was not on your list... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
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1008 Cherry St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-2540
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is a National Historic Landmark. We were in this museum for almost an hour. It would be easy to spend much more time, had we has some. This large courthouse began in 1858. It survived Union shelling, and a direct hit from a tornado...More

Thank ranles76
Reviewed June 23, 2018

So much to see here. No visit to Vicksburg would be complete if this museum was not on your list. Take a couple of hours.

Thank TravelhappyEngland
Reviewed June 21, 2018

It was recommended to us to visit the museum and it was well worth the time. there is a lot to see and a lot to gain from this historic site. so glad that it was spared destruction and turned into a museum. of particular...More

Thank Gregory C
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The museum is filled with history; from documents to clothing and everything is amazing. You could spend an entire day just looking and reading all the very interesting items in this beautiful old court house building. It also contains the original court room. Thankfully, it...More

Thank FayShiers
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

There is something for everyone in this local museum that has been curated by friends and families of Vicksburg. Each of the nine rooms in the museum is thematic and jam-packed with historical artifacts and memorabilia. There are sections related to dolls, costumes and period...More

Thank BuzzRoll
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Marlene is a very friendly and helpful person, she is very informative about the museum and the whole area. The courtroom is very cool to walk around and see. Very nice gift shop. One of the top attractions for Vicksburg.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

I love antiques and snippets of history and I found both in this museum. I felt as if I had been transformed back to antebellum South

Thank JQuilter
Reviewed December 31, 2017

This is your basic small town historical museum which holds artifacts that grandkids didn't want, Civil War memoribilia, information about the city's founders and even a bunch of Indian arrowheads. Those looking for African-American history will find a few things though slavery is pretty much...More

Thank ruthjoec
Reviewed October 25, 2017

Our time was short after spending most of the day at the national military park, but we stopped during the last half hour that the museum was open. The fee is small, and we enjoy history, so we made the most of our short time,...More

Thank RetiredTravelerTN
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This old-fashioned museum is located in Vicksburg's most prominent landmark - its old hilltop courthouse - and offers an extensive, matter-off-fact chronicling of the city's history - before, during and after the Civil War. Lots of artifacts, both military and domestic. It's the best museum...More

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