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Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center

501 W Linden St, Corinth, MS 38834-4605
+1 662-287-9273
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Okay stop - staff could be more engaging

This is worth a stop if you are in the area and want to learn a little more about the civil war... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Fascinating place that tells its story well

We spent about 90 minutes here, and really needed more time. The gently sloped walkway leading up... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John R
Manhattan, Kansas
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501 W Linden St, Corinth, MS 38834-4605
+1 662-287-9273
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Reviewed yesterday

This is worth a stop if you are in the area and want to learn a little more about the civil war. We typically enjoy this type of stop. The movie was good and helpful for setting the tone and stage for the visit. I...More

Thank LoveTravelingStates
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent about 90 minutes here, and really needed more time. The gently sloped walkway leading up to the entrance had a number of bronze elements in and around it reminding the visitor of the human and material cost and debris of the Civil War....More

Thank John R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We aren't really history buffs, but were on our way from Memphis to Alabama for a nice Sunday day trip with our teen boys (age 15 and 19). We found a few things to do in Corinth, so made it one of our stops along...More

Thank S V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way to a cruise and didn't have much time. You could easily spend an entire day in this impressive site. View the exhibits inside or walk around the grounds outside with a NS guide or on your own. There isn't...More

Thank maldenmusic
Reviewed 17 May 2017

You must see the video and you will learn so much about the Civil War and Corinth's involvement. It's a very nice center and worth your time.

Thank Joann G
Reviewed 16 May 2017

After visiting Shiloh Battlefield, we spent time at the Civil War Interpretive Center. We have visited many museums, visitor centers and battlefield and this Interpretive Center captures many moments in time, many stories, short informative sections that reveal a great deal of information. The stunning...More

Thank JacksonDoyle
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Corinth, Mississippi was the crossroad of the Memphis and Charleston and the Mobile and Ohio Railroads. The Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center is a federally run museum that does an excellent job of explaining why Corinth was so important to the South in the Civil...More

Thank Gary1836
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Corinth, MS was a rail center, the object of the 1862 Shiloh Campaign. This interpretive center documents the city, the rails, the soldiers, the civilians and the slaves that were here. It does not glamorize, but provides an outstanding historical detail to the times. It...More

Thank DD-393
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Great centre for the commemoration of the see-sawing Battles for Corinth in 1862. Super impressed with the painstaking work put into the displays, the intro film and the happy chappy on the front desk. A real credit to the National Parks Service. If you get...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We visited here before heading to Shiloh because we were staying in Corinth for the night. Spend an hour or two here first before heading north to the Shiloh military park in Tennessee. The movie at the visitor's center is excellent--don't miss it. This park...More

Thank Pam M
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Can we bring strollers into the center?
29 May 2016|
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Response from Steven H | Reviewed this property |
The center is one level so there will not be a problem with stairs. There is limited parking near the entrance, so may have to drop them off and walk up from lower parking area. There are audio presentations, so please be... More
Is there information on 6th Tennessee infantry?
29 June 2015|
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Response from RetiredProfPSU | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, but as others suggest the park rangers may know. They are very knowledgable and helpful.