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Nice museum

We hand a great time exploring this museum...the Vicksburg area is lucky to have this little gem... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Oakdale, Louisiana
Different Kind of Museum, But Excellent!

The Old Depot is a different kind of museum but really quite excellent. There is a battlefield... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Glenn S
East Brunswick, New Jersey
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1010 Levee St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-2569
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Old Depot is a different kind of museum but really quite excellent. There is a battlefield diorama which gives the visitor a good understanding of the layout (the famed figure seven from history books). Many wonderful model trains and ship models as well. Still...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2018

Wonderful displays, especially the diorama of the battlefield. The train set ups were awesome. We had some train enthusiasts with us and they really enjoyed that.

1  Thank Robert M
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

They have lots and lots of great models... Trains, boats, buildings. The battlefield diarama is really well done too. Even the building itself is a piece of history. Disappointed because we expected more trains from a Depot museum.

1  Thank ChrisinSLA
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

If you want to see cool models made by Bill and Bob, this is the place. So many models, I didn't even know about some of the things I learned. If you have a kid who loves trains...which I do... You should bring that kid....which...More

1  Thank Jillian E
Reviewed 23 June 2018

We could have spent much more time than the 90 minutes we were in there, just going around and around. Fascinating.

1  Thank TravelhappyEngland
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I took my 9 and 13 year old children to the museum and we all loved it! The models were great, as were the people running it. The models were So detailed! There is a ton to see packed into the space. Worth the modest...More

1  Thank Nicolette A
Reviewed 9 June 2018

If you are interested in a better understanding of the battle field layout, nothing I know of does a better job than viewing the model of the battle field. It also has many well detailed models of period steamboats.

2  Thank pelicank11
Reviewed 26 May 2018

We hand a great time exploring this museum...the Vicksburg area is lucky to have this little gem, in it's home.

3  Thank jasinoak
Reviewed 14 May 2018

The man who made all the models was there and so interesting to talk to. Model trains were unreal. Must see.

2  Thank SugarLee2365
Reviewed 9 May 2018

The museum is ok. The diorama gives you perspective of the battlefield. It's not a must see but an good perspective on the battlefield. If you are a train enthusiast, this is a great place.

2  Thank Holly W
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