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Address: Vicksburg, MS
Phone Number:
+1 601-636-0741
08:30 - 17:00
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Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 17:00

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A step back in time

It is like stepping back in time. This museum has a great and often unique Civil War collection that has been there so long there is dust in the cases. I have been to many CW... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Yardville, New Jersey
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Yardville, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is like stepping back in time. This museum has a great and often unique Civil War collection that has been there so long there is dust in the cases. I have been to many CW museums and found many one of a kind things here. The chair that Grant used, pants from a Confederate soldier hardly worn, a vase... More 

Thank Charlestontourist58
Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ran out of time to tour inside of this Courthouse, but was told it was a wonderful museum. I walked around outside and took some great pictures and will definitely want to go back and see inside someday. It'd full of historic artifacts from Civil War era.

Thank held49
Satellite Beach, Florida
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This building exudes history! It's rooms are absolutely crammed full of information And items dating from well before the Civil War until the turn of the 20th century. For the less mobile, exhausted or heat intolerant, this one building captures much of the essence of Vicksburg and its place in Southern and American history. Entry is very inexpensive. There is... More 

Thank John D
Enloe, Texas
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent stop during a tour of Vicksburg ! Very interesting exhibits and historical artifacts. Very educational to complete a tour of Vicksburg.

Thank Enloe M
Peoria, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Has pretty good displays and discussions on the Civil War and life in Vicksburg. Not real children oriented.

Thank PhilR9
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Old Courthouse is more than just an artistic building. It is actually a museum full of lots of artifacts and tons of history. The new/current courthouse is located across the way and is an awful art-deco style bldg. and is nothing compared to this one. There is a nominal charge to enter the museum, but it is well worth... More 

Thorsby, Alabama, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love old buildings and could not pass this one by. We stopped and discovered so much history in this one building. There was a small charge to enter the museum but we'll worth the fee. There were so much history to look at from wars, court room, court cases, Victorian items and so many more items. The gentlemen their... More 

Thank Terrie C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

General Grants best gunners couldn't destroy the " Old " Warren County Courthouse .. built in 1848 .. it is a gem of " Pre-war " architecture placed high along the east bank of the Mississippi .. in beautiful " Downtown " Vicksburg ... this museum contains a world of unique items of local History ... on Thursdays local author... More 

Thank Michael S
Jefferson City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Standing since before the siege of Vicksburg, the building is packed with Civil War items as well as other quite unique donations that give you a surprise around every corner. No elevator, but there is a chair ride up the stairs operated by friendly and informative staff.

Thank John M
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

A must see in Vicksburg. The museum is very thorough with artifacts of the civil war period. Beautiful building day or night. At night it's all lit up. Definitely worth a stopover.

Thank lucy1957x3

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