- Our list of the best things to do in Vicksburg, Mississippi, features the top 27 nearby activities — including 13 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Vicksburg, MS has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Places, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 26 things to do within the city of Vicksburg, MS , followed by 1 popular activity in the nearby city of Port Gibson
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98% 892 votes
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.
97% 1699 votes
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.
94% 217 votes
An important Civil War site, the Vicksburg National Cemetery is home to hundreds of former Confederate soldiers. Vicksburg was the last city in Mississippi to defy Union Forces, and was only surrenderred after extreme bloodshed.
95% 66 votes
Sitting on the battlefield used in the Battle of Vicksburg, the Vicksburg National Monument Park pays homage to Union and Confederate soldiers. The park has 1,325 monuments, and is home to the Vicksburg National Cemetery.
89% 73 votes
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.
88% 268 votes
Built in 1858 and declared a Nation Historic Landmark, the Old Courthouse is a symbol of the Confederate resistance. It functions as a museum and exhibits portraits, antique furniture, and artifacts relative to the Civil War.
90% 144 votes
910 Washington St, Vicksburg, MS 39180 MoreLess Info
The Lower Mississippi River Museum & Interpretive Center is dedicated entirely to the local area's history, ever since the steamboats travelled across the river. The Mississippi River flood model is located outdoors and it presents the scaled down Mississippi River watershed, the third largest in the world.
82% 261 votes
Washington Street, Vicksburg, MS MoreLess Info
Robert Dafford painted the floodwalls on the riverfront, unveiling in 2002 the city's first Vicksburg Riverfront Murals. There is also a gift shops which sells souvenirs.
80% 140 votes
1010 Levee St, Vicksburg, MS 39183 MoreLess Info
Created by the Vicksburg Battlefield Museum, The Old Depot Museum has Vicksburg's history and heritage on display. The museum has exhibits on the Civil War, automobiles, river and military boats, the railroad, and more.
90% 69 votes
1010 First East Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183 MoreLess Info
Vicksburg's Anchuca Mansion is a palatial home erected shortly before the onset of the Civil War. It is open for tours and contains a popular cafe. There are also a limited number of lodging accommodations available. Reservations are mandatory.