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Address: 4210 Washington St, Vicksburg, MS 39180-5290
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+1 601-638-4269

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Great views of the Mississippi

The views of the Mississippi, barges and bridges from the Welcome Center are terrific. It was one of the better Centers we stopped at on our four week road trip for tourist... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 December 2016
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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119 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The views of the Mississippi, barges and bridges from the Welcome Center are terrific. It was one of the better Centers we stopped at on our four week road trip for tourist information, etc. There are also cannons on the nearby hill that you can climb up to. All in all a great stop.

Thank worldtravella
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

My family was quite surprised at how beautiful the scenery was from this Welcome Center. It sits on a hill overlooking 1 beautiful bridges with great views of the Mississippi River. You can walk to a casino from the welcome center. There is also a small military park if you walk up the "walkway bridge" to it. Just terrific views... More 

Thank Jim M
Garland, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

If you are looking for a good place to snap photos of the Mighty Mississippi, stop here. The view is wonderful and the people working there are friendly and helpful.

Thank TrailingR0se
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stop in here! Great view of the two bridges over the Mississippi River. There's a hill across the parking lot with great views of the river as well.

Thank D L
Picayune, Mississippi
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43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday hoping to find information out about outings we were interested in. We were given more information than expected while enjoying the grounds & overlooking MS River, bridges & R/R tracks.

Thank Jennie H
Springfield, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Glad we made this our first stop in Vicksburg. They have tons of helpful information about the entire area and are quick to help you out.

Thank AAAAwells
Nacogdoches, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

This visitors center is very welcoming. Great picture opportunity of The Mighty Mississippi, two different bridges and railroad tracks. The staff was great.

Thank Jeanne P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a real quick visit on our way through Vicksburg heading east. All of the employees here were so nice to us, and one lady staff member in particular went out of her way to make us feel so welcome. She found out what we were interested in, and then she gave us maps and brochures of... More 

Thank Kevin N
Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

While traveling from Fort Worth, Texas to Perry, Georgia, we stopped at the Visitor's Center and were just overwhelmed by the friendliness of the staff there, the wonderful time appropriate furnishings, the cleanliness of the building and grounds, and the overall feeling of being welcomed to Mississippi, not to mention the historical feeling you get when standing outside overlooking the... More 

Thank texanrver
Jackson, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Since we're off for spring break I took the children to a different place every day. Even though I was born and raised in MS I've never really gotten a chance to look around MS. After shopping at the Outlet mall, which is slowly closing down, I went to see the majestic bridge. The welcome center was very clean and... More 

Thank kel G

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