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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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Great historical stop in Vicksburg

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

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Enloe M
Enloe, Texas
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Enloe, Texas
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

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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Reviewed 8 April 2017 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

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 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 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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Reviewed 2 April 2017 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 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

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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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
Brevard, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Full of battlefield memorabilia. Uniforms, guns, artillery, munitions. Cultural artifacts of the Civil War period and others. This museum also has Civil War items for sale. It is also open on Sundays when most of Vicksburg is closed including most restaurants.

Thank Lorie M
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Lots of information and artifacts from the Vicksburg battle. Also other exhibits related to area history. Small gift shop. Recommend if you're a civil war buff or just looking for an interesting place to explore. Admission only $5 so a good value.

Thank Glynise C
Nacogdoches, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This is a notable antebellum Greek Revival courthouse, needs some preservation work (downspouts, concrete facing on retaining wall, sewer work on men's bathroom, etc) best aspect was the preserved cistern on the northwest corner. Facing it is a classic 1930s New Deal art deco current courthouse with some beautiful stonework.

Thank pb1972

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