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Wonderful museum

A must see for visitors to Vicksburg and is equipped to help people with disabilities, with a chair... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2016
MaryT01
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
Beautiful building

Lots of civil war memorabilia. Probably nothing you haven't seen before. It's worth the stop if... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2016
richardhoa
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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Vicksburg, MS
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+1 601-636-0741
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

A must see for visitors to Vicksburg and is equipped to help people with disabilities, with a chair lift to the second floor. Wheelchairs may have a difficult time in the close quarters though. Lots of info in the displays.

1  Thank MaryT01
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Lots of civil war memorabilia. Probably nothing you haven't seen before. It's worth the stop if you have some extra time.

Thank richardhoa
Reviewed 27 March 2016

The old courthouse now a museum with hundreds of items, some exhibits overpacked but a great place to learn of the history of this important town and its relationship to the Civil War.

Thank frequentraveler13
Reviewed 21 March 2016

The Old Courthouse in Vicksburg has been converted into a museum that is the most concentrated history venue in the town. Preserved artifacts from the history of Vicksburg fill the rooms and really provide an insight into the Civil War era and beyond. Gordon Cotton...More

Thank Vaiden T
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here. We found this old courthouse to be full of treasures. The staff was friendly. Even though it's a self-guided tour, they are ready to answer questions. It's worth the small fee to visit.

Thank Diane J
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The Old Courthouse offers the opportunity to review the history of Vicksburg with particular attention paid to the Civil War and Reconstruction periods. Do not miss it when in Vicksburg

Thank Ed V
Reviewed 7 March 2016

This is a lovely old building high on a hill in Vicksburg, loaded with history. We walked through room after room of displays we found very informative and interesting, and the docents rank among the best that we've ever encountered. Walk through halls where Teddy...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This old courthouse has lots of history and treasures . Some of these treasures will set you back to your childhood. It is well maintained and manicured .

Thank Marga B
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Set aside about an hour or so for this one. You go behind the courtroom on the 2nd floor and here is a mini museum dedicated to Jefferson Davis.

Thank obus1944
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

The most disgusting tribute to slavery I've ever seen. Why is this museum open in 2016. Oh..but they have a lovely display of confederate memorabilia. Makes me ashamed to be white

1  Thank corriespy
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Berry Lynne H
1 April 2017|
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Response from Billy C |
I would contact the museum at the email they list online for reservations. It is the email address for the historical society who runs the museum. They have volunteers at the museum to answer questions. The gentleman who... More
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Gail M
5 April 2015|
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If I remember correctly it was $5.00 a person .
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