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The Old Depot Museum, Vicksburg

3.9
#3 of 7 in Museums in Vicksburg
Specialty Museum Museum
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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  • Very inexpensive but 3 model train set ups (for the big and little kids to enjoy). informative movie of the battle of Vicksburg. A large battlefield diorama with more modern pictures showing the same ...  more »
  • I really wanted to visit this museum as I am a train person. Was really disappointed when I arrived at 2:30 on a Thursday and it was closed. The sign said open, but all the lights were off and the doo...  more »
  • I only ended up here because I saw it from the window of the Lower Mississipi Museum and looked it up. I've been fascinated by trains and ships from a young age so it sounded interesting. I was not di...  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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