USS Cairo Museum

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USS Cairo Musuem located in the Vicksburg National Military Park 

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Open daily from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. On December 12, 1862, in the Yazoo River north of Vicksburg, Cairo was struck by two underwater torpedos (today called mines) sinking in less than 12 minutes with no loss of life. The ironclad, the last remaining of its kind, is now on display within the Vicksburg National Military Park. 

  • Subway
  • Baer House Tour Home

    Guided tours daily from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm by appointment only. Tours average 60-90 minutes and include refreshments.

  • Main Street Market

    Monday - Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm; Monday night by reservation only.

  • Steele Cottage

    Constructed along a hillside, the downstairs was built of handmade brick with the best plumbing available- an indoor cistern.

  • Pizza Hut

    Open daily 11:00 am - 10:00 pm.

  • La Quinta Inn & Suites

    Enjoy a complimentary guest reception Mon-Thurs  evenings for complimentary beer, wine and snacks then retire to a spacious room. 

  • Ramada Inn

    Guests enjoy more space to live, work and relax.

  • Baer House

    A charming bed and breakfast retreat, this exquisite example of Eastlake Victorian was built in 1870 by Leona Baer.

  • Asian Kitchen

    Open daily 11:00 am - 9:30 pm.

  • Solly's Hot Tamales

    Tuesday - Saturday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm.

  • Waffle House