Attractions

Historic Site in Vicksburg

Vicksburg National Military Park

Vicksburg controlled access to the Mississippi River, and its seizure was one of the turning points of the Civil War. A 16-mile driving tour passes historic markers explaining battle scenarios and key events from th…
Ruins in Vicksburg

Margaret's Grocery and Market

Once, this was a country store owned and operated by the Reverend HD Dennis and Margaret Rogers Dennis. HD promised his wife he would turn the store into a place of pilgrimage, and proceeded to transform it into a g…
Museum in Vicksburg

Lower Mississippi River Museum

Downtown Vicksburg's pride and joy is this interesting museum, which delves into such topics as the famed 1927 flood and the Army Corps of Engineers, who have managed the river since the 18th century. Kids will enjo…
Gallery in Vicksburg

Attic Gallery

If you're downtown, don't miss this gallery. It features virtuoso regional artists and a funky collection of folk art and jewelry.
Park in Vicksburg

Catfish Row Children's Art Park

This small park is full of water fountains, gardens, murals and children's art – it's a nice spot to let the kids run off some energy.