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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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A wealth of Vicksburg and Warren County history

This place has more civil war records and history information than most places in Mississippi and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
drandrewwharrell
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Vicksburg, Mississippi
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A lot of artifacts from the battlefield but also from the history of the city. If you have the... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
suzannebenedict
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Littleton, Colorado
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Reviewed May 18, 2017

Museum housed many relics from the Civil War, particularly the Vicksburg campaign and siege. Learned a great deal of information that guidebooks leave out, for instance Lincoln used 5000 negro troops to occupy the city after it surrendered--seems like a bit of vengeance on his part to punish this proud Southern city.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 8, 2017

If you enjoy revisionist history and trips into a parallel world where the Confederate states and army were pitiful, helpless victims of a tyrannical North, then this is the place for you. I would hardly call this courthouse a museum. It's more of a temple to Jefferson Davis, slavery apologists, and regressive nationalism. Oh, and the bathrooms are actually really scary – they're outside and feature toilet "stalls" with no doors and no real walls between them, as well as sink fixtures that are so corroded by acidic water – or god knows what – that at least one faucet is just a jagged heap of metal with an "out of order" note above it. On another note, this site is nothing if not interesting....

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 24, 2017

We saw materials from the slave era in Mississippi. I will try to post a photo of a flyer offering land and slaves as a package sale. The slaves were the more valuable part of the deal. It was distressing but a part of our history. Much of the other memorabilia was average - costumes, guns, cannon shot, all crowded into the old building. The stairs to the second floor might be an issue for some visitors.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

Very well done museum - gives you an excellent history of and feel for the area. It's a great example of antebellum style architecture dating from 1858 and is virtually unchanged.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed November 24, 2016

downtown tour. is neat building. we didnt get to go in but got excellent photographs. opens at 1 on sunday.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank debbie s
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