• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Operating Hours & Seasons

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Vicksburg National Military Park Entrance Sign

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Open daily:

Park Gates:

October - March: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

April - September: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Visitor Center (Clay Street):

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

U.S.S. Cairo Exhibit and Museum:

October - March: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

April - September: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Vicksburg National Military Park is Closed on the Following Holidays:

Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2013
Christmas Day, December 25, 2013
New Year's Day, January 1, 2014

 
Entrance Fee Station and Memorial Arch
Entrance Fee Station and Memorial Arch
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

President Abraham Lincoln, in speaking of Vicksburg's importance, is reputed to have stated early during the Civil War, "See what a lot of land these fellows hold, of which Vicksburg is the key, the war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."