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The Old Depot Museum

1010 Levee St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-2569
+1 601-638-6500
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Well done

Great museum for people who love railroad or ship models. Some very talented people created a wide... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AnnTRockHill_SC
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Rock Hill, SC
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Great museum

Very great place to view a battlefield replica. Really helped us to see the whole battlefield area... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Goldenboys G
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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1010 Levee St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-2569
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great museum for people who love railroad or ship models. Some very talented people created a wide range of ships and boats from US history. We especially enjoyed the diorama of the Vicksburg battlefield. Having just ridden the entire tour, this diorama showed us how...More

Thank AnnTRockHill_SC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very great place to view a battlefield replica. Really helped us to see the whole battlefield area and understand the basics after seeing the real park. May want to view this first. Also a really great train set up!! Cool old train station, too!

Thank Goldenboys G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WE visited while on a Mississippi River Cruise. Very nice place to see the entire battlefield in miniature. Has great train layouts and model ships and aircraft. The museum had a small but well stocked gift shop with reasonable prices.It is fun for kids and...More

Thank Robin S
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We were greeted by a friendly and enthusiastic member of staff who set the first model railway in action. There were two other model railways, all behind glass partitions. I could appreciate the skill and time invested in all the exhibits, but it is not...More

Thank Lindagreenacre
Reviewed 7 December 2017

My Grandfather, William Calohan. was the Illinois Central freight agent in charge of this place in the 1930s. It has now become a location for Vicksburg hospitality and headquarter of the cities' visitor center.

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

This is a good small museum that tells the Battle of Vicksburg story in a three dimensional way. The 47 day siege of Vicksburg is vividly shown in the caves residents moved to escape the bombardment, the cutting of all trees on the embankment to...More

1  Thank rosadekor
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Learn about the battle of Vicksburg by reviewing battle field layout and short video presentation. Extensive collection of various models of cars. ships, planes.

Thank saint5
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The best thing here is the model of the Vicksburg battlefield; I recommend seeing this first before touring the battlefield itself. There's also an interesting half-hour video on the siege. Otherwise, not much here. There's little remaining evidence this was a depot, and there aren't...More

Thank Fastenyourbelt
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The personal tour of the museum made it very special. So. interesting, and the film was interesting and educational.

1  Thank Sally T
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This place isn't specific to the railroad industry, but contains model trains (3 separate glassed off areas), a variety of model watercraft, and a diorama of the civil-war battlefield. It was interesting, and the price was right ($5) for what you get. I couldn't help...More

1  Thank Susan K
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