The Old Depot Museum, Vicksburg

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#3 of 7 in Museums in Vicksburg
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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  • October 2, 2017
    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 »
  • September 13, 2017
    The personal tour of the museum made it very special. So. interesting, and the film was interesting and educational.  more »
  • August 31, 2017
    This place isn't specific to the railroad industry, but contains model trains (3 separate glassed off areas), a variety of model watercraft, and a diorama of the civil-war battlefield. It was interest...  more »
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  • September 25, 2016
    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.
  • July 8, 2017
    Expected more trains!
  • August 25, 2016
    Neat old place
  • November 28, 2016
    Lots of model trains.

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