The World’s Largest Collection Of Ship Models Is Right Here In Mississippi At The Old Depot Museum
Of all the amazing exhibits that fill the Old Depot Museum, the massive model ship collection is probably the most impressive. Dubbed the world’s largest, the collection was used by the History Channel to film a majority of its show, Great Ships. The producers were so impressed with the variety of models that they actually referred to it as a “gold mine.” The collection of model ships isn’t the only rarity you’ll find at the museum, though. Take a look:
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The Old Depot Museum is open Monday – Saturday. Admission is $5.50 for adults, $5 for seniors (over 55) and military, and $3.25 for students. For more information, call (601) 638-6500. You can also visit The Old Depot Museum website or Facebook page.
Have you ever visited the Old Depot Museum? If so, what’d you think? Tell us in the comments section.
This isn’t Vicksburg’s only must-visit museum. Read about another here.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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