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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  • The battlefield model was amazing and so useful in understanding the scope of the Confederate defenses. Such detail. The rail road exhibits demand attention as well.  more »
  • We had some time to kill so we ventured into this Depot Museum. We enjoyed the train layout (my husband is a model railroader) but we also got lot's of steamboat/mississipp information and a nice disp...  more »
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  • Very friendly staff! Knowledgeable as well!! They've got some cool little set ups to check out. It's about five bucks to see the museum. Free for military. The gift shop has some great gifts that are way cheaper than some of the same gifts at the national park. So if you're going to do some gift shopping, this is a good place to get some cool stuff.
  • I truly enjoyed my time here. For such a small museum I thought it was very interesting and well worth my time to visit. I didn't care for some of the comments given by the older lady who works there, but it really is a neat and interesting place to visit.

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