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The Old Depot Museum, Vicksburg

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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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TripAdvisor
  • For a small museum, there are a lot of different things going on. Interesting scale model train layouts and railroad memorabilia, but the real star is a magnificent layout of the Civil War battle of V...  more »
  • Don't miss this out on your visit to Vicksburg. It has everything from train sets to models of battlefields. It's well worth a visit you will not be disappointed.  more »
  • Well worth the little we paid to visit this hidden gem! We spent about an hour and a half inside, really liked it, especially the battle diorama.  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.
  • Neat old place
  • Lots of model trains.