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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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This is your basic small town historical museum which holds artifacts that grandkids didn't want... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kenner, LA
Nice Town Museum

Our time was short after spending most of the day at the national military park, but we stopped... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Nashville, TN
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1008 Cherry St, Vicksburg, MS 39183-2540
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is your basic small town historical museum which holds artifacts that grandkids didn't want, Civil War memoribilia, information about the city's founders and even a bunch of Indian arrowheads. Those looking for African-American history will find a few things though slavery is pretty much...More

Thank ruthjoec
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Our time was short after spending most of the day at the national military park, but we stopped during the last half hour that the museum was open. The fee is small, and we enjoy history, so we made the most of our short time,...More

Thank RetiredTravelerTN
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This old-fashioned museum is located in Vicksburg's most prominent landmark - its old hilltop courthouse - and offers an extensive, matter-off-fact chronicling of the city's history - before, during and after the Civil War. Lots of artifacts, both military and domestic. It's the best museum...More

1  Thank Fastenyourbelt
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We rate this the best place to visit in Vicksburg. The beautiful old building, still a glorious piece of will maintained history with everything you could ask regarding the epic battle of Vicksburg. You must go and take time to read the exhibits, see the...More

1  Thank Sheryl R
Reviewed 11 June 2017

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

1  Thank nb906
Reviewed 6 June 2017 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 29 May 2017

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 22 May 2017 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 19 May 2017

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
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