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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Plan Your Visit

Vicksburg National Military Park Visitor Center

Vicksburg National Military Park Visitor Center

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FACILITIES

Visitor Center
Open All Year except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day
Hours —
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Phone —
601-636-0583
 
Vicksburg National Military Park Exit

Vicksburg National Military Park Interstate 20 Exit

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Location
Visitors traveling east-west on Interstate 20, exit at Vicksburg ramp 4B, then follow Clay Street (US-80) west, 0.25 miles to park entrance.

Visitors traveling north-south on US Highway 61, US-61 joins with I-20 in its route through the city of Vicksburg. Follow same directions as I-20 above.
 
Confederate Trenches Exhibit

Confederate Trenches Exhibit

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Exhibits (Visitor Center) -
20-Minute Orientation Film
Confederate Trenches
Hospital Room
Union Officer's Tent
Milliken's Bend
Cave Life

Exhibits (Outdoor) -
Cannon Display
Fortification Exhibit
Historic Monuments

Seasonal Exhibits -
Living History demonstrations (June - August)


 
Eastern National Bookstore

Eastern National Bookstore

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Available Facilities —
Visitor Information
Bus and handicapped parking
Eastern National Bookstore
City Information
Licensed Tour Guides
Restrooms (handicapped and baby changing area)
Water Fountains
 
USS Cairo Exhibit and Museum

USS Cairo Exhibit and Museum

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USS Cairo Museum -
Open All Year except Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day

Hours -
October - March 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
April - September 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Phone -
601-636-2199

Location -
Milepost 7.8 along park tour road.
 
USS Cairo Museum Artifacts

USS Cairo Museum Artifacts

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Exhibits
Civil War city class ironclad gunboat
Civil War era naval artifacts recovered from the Cairo
Six-minute video on the sinking and salvaging of the USS Cairo
 
USS Cairo Exhibit Picnic Area

USS Cairo Exhibit Picnic Area

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Available Facilities —
Visitor Information
Bus and Handicapped Parking
Artifact Exhibit Area
Eastern National Bookstore
Restroom Facilities (handicapped and baby changing area)
Water Fountains
Picnic Area
 
Pemberton's Headquarters

Pemberton's Headquarters

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Pemberton's Headquarters
1018 Crawford Street, Vicksburg, MS
Open Seasonally
Check with Park Staff for operating hours
 
Pemberton's Headquarters Entrance Foyer

Pemberton's Headquarters Entrance Foyer

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Available Facilities
Visitor Information
Street Parking
Exhibits
Restroom Facilities

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."