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Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial

1008 Cherry St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-2540
+1 601-636-0741
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Great History

This museum has a great collection of local Vicksburg historically significant information. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
N B
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North Port, Florida
Very Interesting

This museum is well worth a visit. It is absolutely crammed with items of interest I'm not going to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mrba2015
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent63%
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:00
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1008 Cherry St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-2540
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has a great collection of local Vicksburg historically significant information. It is the second building as the first on burned. This one was completed in 1860 and underwent the siege of Vicksburg by General Grant for 47 days. A real gem. Admission if...More

Thank N B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is well worth a visit. It is absolutely crammed with items of interest I'm not going to say much more and just let the pictures do the talking. This is a must see. Give it a try.

Thank mrba2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It took me about an hour to see everything at this museum. It cost $5 to get in. Some interesting items and exhibits. Grant's chair was interesting. The gift shop sells authentic civil war items.

Thank OnTheRoadAgain1056
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé's sister got married this weekend at the Old Court House Museum. It was gorgeous! The wind was blowing, the rain held off, and she made an absolute beautiful bride! I would highly recommend future couples consider this venue. Just make sure you wear...More

Thank Taylor M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Museum housed many relics from the Civil War, particularly the Vicksburg campaign and siege. Learned a great deal of information that guidebooks leave out, for instance Lincoln used 5000 negro troops to occupy the city after it surrendered--seems like a bit of vengeance on his...More

Thank Doug_K17
Reviewed 9 May 2017

If you enjoy revisionist history and trips into a parallel world where the Confederate states and army were pitiful, helpless victims of a tyrannical North, then this is the place for you. I would hardly call this courthouse a museum. It's more of a temple...More

1  Thank cbla2017
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We saw materials from the slave era in Mississippi. I will try to post a photo of a flyer offering land and slaves as a package sale. The slaves were the more valuable part of the deal. It was distressing but a part of our...More

Thank CaliforniaLen
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Very well done museum - gives you an excellent history of and feel for the area. It's a great example of antebellum style architecture dating from 1858 and is virtually unchanged.

Thank mrsdenbob2012
Reviewed 25 November 2016

downtown tour. is neat building. we didnt get to go in but got excellent photographs. opens at 1 on sunday.

Thank debbie s
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We enjoyed this museum which cost us $5 each. There is loads to see and we learnt how the term "dixie" came into being. The French word dix meaning ten was on the reverse of a Louisiana bank note and the phrase having a bunch...More

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