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Vicksburg National Military Park

3201 Clay St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-3495
+1 601-636-0583
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We found this battlefield to be an excellent place for reflection on the Civil War. It was not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
cullybuck
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Our guided tour was great! It was an exceptionally hot day and we made the most of our time w/our... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Gregory C
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el dorado hills, United States
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1800 acres of now peaceful countryside, this park was once the scene of a bloody 47-day Civil War battle.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“visitor center” (204 reviews)
“driving tour” (194 reviews)
“uss cairo” (253 reviews)
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3201 Clay St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-3495
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+1 601-636-0583
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Reviewed yesterday

We found this battlefield to be an excellent place for reflection on the Civil War. It was not overrun by tourist and it was extremely well-kept. We plan to return in the fall because even after 4 hours, we felt we needed more time. Plan...More

Thank cullybuck
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our guided tour was great! It was an exceptionally hot day and we made the most of our time w/our guide, Morgan, who knew the roads and the ins and outs of the park. We learned so much more from our guide than we would...More

Thank Gregory C
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Paid my $20 entrance fee for park pass (free if you already have a national parks pass) and map. Being over 62 got a 1-year senor pass good for all parks. Before starting tour I visited the visitors center. You have option (extra fee) for...More

Thank Vegas-RichardF
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This drive through tour offers a great glimpse into an important battle of the Civil War. We did the cell phone tour where you entered the number at various stops to learn more. I only gave it 4 stars because I could tell my wife...More

Thank Rusty B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful education about one of the Civil Wars greatest battles. Great for school children right on up to the oldest adult. Cannons on premises are from civil war.

Thank Justtraveing
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice place. Well worth the effort. Check out downtown also. They have done a lot of work. The restaurants are really nice.

Thank Velohog
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our kids here on our way through town so they could earn another junior ranger badge and it was well worth it. I was pleasantly surprised at how interested they were in the history there. Their favorite part was the USS Cairo and...More

Thank Tarah L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great historical park. Offers walking and or drive through areas and their plenty of areas to read and learn. Tons of photo opportunity.

Thank OkieShugg
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure to stop by the visitor center and view the 20-minute film before embarking on the scenic ride through. The tour took about 2 hours to drive through, stopping at monuments and landmarks on the way. Beautiful scenery and vantage points. Definitely stop to...More

1  Thank shaunna m
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very much like the presentation at Gettysburg. The visitors center is a MUST see first, then drive through the grounds.

1  Thank HappyHoosierWanderer
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307lenny
21 February 2018|
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Response from MWK51 | Reviewed this property |
no tours. you do a self drive tour of the bsttlefield. There are written and audio guides available
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307lenny
21 February 2018|
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
No food service in the park, but there are many fine resturants in Vicksburg. I can highly recommend Ruth's River Front Grill, at 901 Grove st. I they have one of the best rib eye steaks I've ever eaten. Great sea food, and... More
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Jacquelin H
3 November 2017|
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Response from AMB_1128 | Reviewed this property |
They were very friendly when I called to ask a question. Call them and find out what will be available and open that day.
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