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Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial

Open today: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Something For Everyone

The wide variety of artifacts and exhibits ensures that there is something for everyone. The... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2016
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Awesome museum of Civil War life in Vicksburg

This museum was just awesome. This was largely due to the personal and cosy way the exhibits are... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2016
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1008 Cherry St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-2540
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Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

The wide variety of artifacts and exhibits ensures that there is something for everyone. The sights, sounds and smells of the Old Courthouse adds to the experience, you really feel like you are a part of the history you are learning about.

Thank An0nym0usC0ntribut0r
Reviewed September 15, 2016

This museum was just awesome. This was largely due to the personal and cosy way the exhibits are displayed inside the actual old Court House. It depicts life in Vicksburg therefore displays will include a chair used by Ulysses S Grant, ladies' clothing at the...More

Thank sharon v
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful old courthouse filled with artifacts from the Civil War as well as other interesting memorabilia of bygone eras! A must see for history buffs and lovers of beautiful old courthouses of the South!

Thank John J
Reviewed August 17, 2016

The old courtroom upstairs is a delight to see. As another reviewer said, one can well imagine J. Davis striding into the room to plead his case. Like the courtroom, the exhibits downstairs seem to be from another era. While there has been some attempt...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed August 2, 2016

Please go by and see the wonderful artifacts from a long ago era. The museum is chock full of history and the docents are very knowledgeable about the court house and the 47 day siege of the city.

Thank Ashleigh G
Reviewed July 25, 2016

The exhibits were interesting. The historical pieces were nice to see. However we felt that it could be better given the historical significance of Vicksburg. It would have been nice to have learned more about Vicksburg.

Thank Nigel R
Reviewed July 14, 2016

What a treasure in the heart of Vicksburg! The collection of historical pieces and their presentation is so educational and interesting. For me, the walk through the old second floor courtroom is priceless. It is totally original, unmolested, and you stand there imagining Jefferson Davis...More

Thank cheechee55
Reviewed July 11, 2016

I love it when very old buildings are used as museums. The building has been saved from demolition and decay, and visitors are able to view the architecture along with artifacts. This is a place to see lots of history, but that said, I was...More

Thank opheliavoyager
Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

My family came here all the way from Grenada, Ms to visit. So must informative history! We absolutely loved it. My parents, my grandmother, my husband, my children, and my siblings all enjoyed ourselves for Independence day. Worth the entry fee and we learned a...More

Thank Chelsey H
Reviewed July 5, 2016

This place is crammed full of period bits and pieces. Easy to wander around with lots of information. Helpful staff.

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