The Old Depot Museum, Vicksburg

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Home of 100 models of Civil War gunboats, second largest collection in the South of Riverboat, the only collection of model ships carry Mississippi names, only diorama of the battle of Vicksburg, the only video of the trials of the citizens and soldiers during the seige, 40 original paintings by Herb Mott of the war on the river,model car display and 3 model railroad layouts
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  • Learn about the battle of Vicksburg by reviewing battle field layout and short video presentation. Extensive collection of various models of cars. ships, planes.  more »
  • 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,...  more »
  • The personal tour of the museum made it very special. So. interesting, and the film was interesting and educational.  more »
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  • Lots of models and dioramas of the Civil War. The kids loved the model trains. Staff was very friendly. The gift shop is fairly priced, I would actually say maybe priced too low.
  • Expected more trains!
  • Neat old place
  • Lots of model trains.

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