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Old Courthouse

Vicksburg, MS
+1 601-636-0741
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Well worth the visit!

Very friendly and informative museum. There are two floors (they have a staircase elevator for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cromwell, New Zealand
See the "Old South"

An architectural gem! It features memorable artifacts of Civil War era: Confederate flag that was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Daphne, Alabama
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Vicksburg, MS
+1 601-636-0741
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Reviewed yesterday

Very friendly and informative museum. There are two floors (they have a staircase elevator for those who need!). So many original artifacts from pre- and post-Civil War. Military, costumes, letters, china, furniture, flags. The courtroom itself was an added treat, especially seeing the swivel juror...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

An architectural gem! It features memorable artifacts of Civil War era: Confederate flag that was never surrendered, tie worn by Jefferson Davis at his inauguration, just to name a few.

Thank 454WAL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff makes the place great. They show you what's important. Help when needed. Very friendly and talkative. The exhibits are dated but interesting and relevant. The exhibits are slanted towards the confederacy and the museum has a lot on Jefferson Davis-but as expected since...More

Thank mikenrona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even the building is special as it survived the Civil War; upstairs you can even walk round the old court room itself. The museum has an incredible amount of memorabilia from the Civil War - guns, bullets, flags, uniforms etc. etc. Also lots of other...More

Thank norman s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My mother and I toured the Vicksburg "Old Courthouse" and absolutely loved the building, museum, history and artifacts concerning Vicksburg and the Civil War. The actual court room was as if we stepped back in time, just unbelievable. Another added bonus is that is was...More

Thank delempicka09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Courthouse in old Vicksburg is impressive and it sits high above the surrounding streets. Impressive views

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this old building. Antique chair lift to the second floor allowed handicap person to enjoy the second floor of this awesome place filled with local history.

Thank Alib82015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is like stepping back in time. This museum has a great and often unique Civil War collection that has been there so long there is dust in the cases. I have been to many CW museums and found many one of a kind things...More

Thank Charlestontourist58
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We ran out of time to tour inside of this Courthouse, but was told it was a wonderful museum. I walked around outside and took some great pictures and will definitely want to go back and see inside someday. It'd full of historic artifacts from...More

Thank held49
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This building exudes history! It's rooms are absolutely crammed full of information And items dating from well before the Civil War until the turn of the 20th century. For the less mobile, exhausted or heat intolerant, this one building captures much of the essence of...More

Thank John D
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Berry Lynne H
Hello, I have a question about a specific display in the Museum. Is there a staff member I could email or talk to? It is case # 13 regarding James P Williams tintype and family bible. I don't know which room it is in. Thank you. Berry Lynne Hill
2 April 2017|
Response from Billy C |
I would contact the museum at the email they list online for reservations. It is the email address for the historical society who runs the museum. They have volunteers at the museum to answer questions. The gentleman who... More
Gail M
what is admission
5 April 2015|
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Response from Marge22 | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly it was $5.00 a person .