Area Museums

Visit and Explore Historic Vicksburg

Our local museums celebrate the history and culture that define Vicksburg and make up its rich heritage.


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Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum

The Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum features the history of one of the Nation's beloved beverages, along with equipment of the type that Joseph Biedenharn used to bottle Coke for the first time anywhere in the world in 1894.

A wide variety of original Coca-Cola advertising and memorabilia is on display to allow the visitor to follow the evolution of "The Pause That Refreshes!"

Hours: 9 am - 5 pm Monday-Saturday, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Sunday

phonePhone: 601-638-6514

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Jesse Brent Lower Mississippi River Museum

Explore life on the Mississippi River! Find out how different communities, farming families, and the US Army Corps of Engineers have all utilized the river. Choose your own adventure on the river with the Mississippi Trail Interactive. Hear what the 1927 flood was like for a family that lived through it.


Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 9am - 4pm

phonePhone: (601) 638-9900

money Admission: Free

The Old Court House Museum

The Old Court House, built in 1858, stands today as Vicksburg's most historic structure and has hosted such guests and speakers as Jefferson Davis, Ulysses S. Grant, Booker T. Washington, Teddy Roosevelt, and William McKinley.

Hours: Monday-Saturday 8:30-4:30, Sunday 1:30-4:30, Open until 5:00 during Daylight Savings Time

phonePhone: 601-636-0741

The Old Depot Museum

The Old Depot Museum is dedicated to preserving Vicksburg's rich history and heritage. The museum is home to over 100 models of Civil War gunboats.

Hours: Monday - Saturday 9 am - 5 pm

phonePhone: 601-638-6500

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Yesterday's Children Antique Doll & Toy Museum

The Wonder of Childhood, children and toys captured in over 1,000 dolls dating back to 1843 in an historic setting.

Collectors, children, and doll and toy enthusiasts will revel in the magnificent and extensive displays of dolls and toys of the 19th and 20 century.

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 9am - 4pm

phonePhone: 601-638-0650

money Admission: Free