- TripBuzz found 22 things to do with kids in or near Vicksburg, Mississippi, including 1 fun activity for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Port Gibson.
- From U.S.S. Cairo Museum to Vicksburg National Military Park, the Vicksburg area offers 33 different types of family activities, including: Specialty Museums, History Museums, Ziplines and Theaters.
- Located 40 miles west of Mississippi state capital Jackson, Vicksburg, MS is a city with much history, culture, and many attractions. Known as the 'Gibraltar of the Confederacy,' Vicksburg played a big role in the Civil War and only gave up after a 47 day siege designed to starve the Confederate Army's into submission.
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Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg, MS 39183 MoreLess Info
Located in the Vicksburg National Military Park in Vicksburg, Mississippi, the U.S.S. Cairo Museum is a unique structure crafted from the remains of an iron gunboat. It offers a fascinating glimpse into sea warfare as it was practiced in the mid-19th century. The Cairo has thirteen cannons.
Vicksburg, Mississippi is home to the Vicksburg National Military Park. It is open throughout the year, and during open hours visitors may bike, hike, jog, practice yoga and engage in other physical activities. Camping is not permitted.
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1008 Cherry St., Vicksburg, MS 39183 MoreLess Info
Built in 1858, the Old Court House Museum - Eva W. Davis Memorial has thousands of artifacts. Top artifacts include a Confederate flag that was not surrendered and a teddy bear that Theodore Roosevelt gave a local resident.
Catfish Row Children's Art Park takes visitors through the history of the Mississippi River and the steamboats that used to rule the water. The park includes garden area walks, a splash fountain, exhibits, children's art, and murals.
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Old Court House, 1008 Cherry Street, Vicksburg, MS 39180 MoreLess Info
Featuring old Confederate flags from the Civil War, Old Court House Museum displays Antebellum artifacts for visitors to view. The courthouse was built in 1858 and hosted some of America's well-known presidents.
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910 Washington Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183 MoreLess Info
At Lower Mississippi River Museum, visitors can learn about the ecological history of the river and browse exhibits like flood models. The museum offers visitors guided tours with knowledgeable staff members.
Eight different ziplines with roughly 3,200 feet of cable are offered at the Batey Zipline Adventure. The ziplines are places around a space that was held sacred to the Taino Native Americans, and each tour ranges from three to five hours in length.