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

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Amazing Museum!

The Old Courthouse Museum was one of my favorite spots in the city. The museum has a room dedicated to the Confederacy which I enjoyed going through, it gives background of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 September 2016
Kelsey P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The Old Courthouse Museum was one of my favorite spots in the city. The museum has a room dedicated to the Confederacy which I enjoyed going through, it gives background of the Confederate nation with information as to why the South chose to secede. The historic courthouse upstairs was very interesting as well. Thank goodness PC culture hasn't touched this... More 

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Thank Kelsey P
Oil City
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Lots to see in this place. The building itself is treasure. I recall a comment about the costumes being shabby... but good grief... they're over a hundred years old!! Lots of history to be seen. My only complaint... the bathrooms are horrid!!

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Thank William W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed the Courthouse. Being an attorney I loved the visit. Exciting to sit in a courtroom where Jefferson Davis had been. This courthouse had been shelled during the siege of Vicksburg. Great artifacts were on exhibit.

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Thank Kent T
Springfield, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We thought we had stepped into an alternative history during our visit. The whole place is a monument to the south's version of the Civil War. They have some interesting displays but the staff and the displays seem to have a different view of why the war was fought and from talking to the staff, I'm pretty sure they think... More 

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Thank AAAAwells
Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This museum has A LOT of interesting items not only for the civil war, but for history of the surrounding area! Clothes, shoes, toys, household items, you name it?? - they probably have it! The cost is $5.00 for adults.. You could easily spend an hour or so in here by looking at everything! The gift wasn't all that impressive... More 

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Genoa, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Walking up the steps to the old courthouse, knowing that Jefferson Davis walked on the same steps is chilling. Our history is relatively short compared to other countries, and investigating the past is a genuine pleasure.

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Collections of various civil war period items from guns, uniforms, to Hummel statues. Slightly slanted take on the history of the civil war. Wouldn't have missed anything if we didn't go inside. The outside of the building is impressive.

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Smyrna, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

If you want to learn a bit more about Vicksburg, the Old Courthouse is the place to go! The staff is friendly and helpful, and the entrance fee for adults is very affordable at $5.00. There are nine rooms for you to check out and find out more about the city. You'll learn all about the Battle of Vicksburg and... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

If you like historical items, this is the place to go. You will not be disappointed by visiting this museum. It is like taking a walk back in time. If you are traveling through Vicksburg, MS, be sure to stop and visit the old courthouse museum!

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Thank Darrell F
Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Museum has real items to see, as opposed to replicas. Enjoyed seeing the courtroom on the second floor.

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