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The Old Depot Museum

1010 Levee St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-2569
+1 601-638-6500
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Friendly and interesting

Especially enjoyed the staff as they were welcoming and friendly. Nice Lady there explained the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jillbQ8550HJ
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Madison, Wisconsin
An Interesting Place to Visit!

We stopped here because it was also close to where our boat docked. This building is full of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JIMMY P
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BURLESON
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1010 Levee St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-2569
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Especially enjoyed the staff as they were welcoming and friendly. Nice Lady there explained the battle in great deal and I learned a great deal. She spoke with my Son at great length and answered his many questions and even helped him narrow down his...More

Thank jillbQ8550HJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here because it was also close to where our boat docked. This building is full of models and dioramas about the history of Vicksburg. There is also a large diorama about the Battle of Vicksburg. A film is going on in the background....More

Thank JIMMY P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a small museum, there are a lot of different things going on. Interesting scale model train layouts and railroad memorabilia, but the real star is a magnificent layout of the Civil War battle of Vicksburg. If you have already been out to the actual...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss this out on your visit to Vicksburg. It has everything from train sets to models of battlefields. It's well worth a visit you will not be disappointed.

Thank mrba2015
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Well worth the little we paid to visit this hidden gem! We spent about an hour and a half inside, really liked it, especially the battle diorama.

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I was disappointed that the movie was aired on a small TV in the same room where the diorama and other displays were located. It was the main reason I went to this museum. The diorama was EXCELLENT, it really gave you a perspective of...More

Thank dixiedually
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Very interesting exhibit pieces and knowledgeable staff ! Great stop while in Vicksburg touring the historical sites !

Thank Enloe M
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This building is an old depot by the river, filled with miniature ships, cars, trains and a very excellent diorama of the battle of Vicksburg. Also has a good gift shop.

1  Thank held49
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Featuring thousands of miniatures and models of the Vicksburg battleground, ships from the Civil War thru today, cars, planes and trains, this place has something for all! Be sure to see the movie about life during the siege to appreciate the history.

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Really liked this close to other attractions the diarama of the battle really gives you a perspective of the battle lines prior to driving into the park Look for Douglas the camel on the confederate side interesting story

2  Thank Larry O
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