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Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center

501 W Linden St, Corinth, MS 38834-4605
+1 662-287-9273
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Stop and see this

You must see the video and you will learn so much about the Civil War and Corinth's involvement... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joann G
Well Done!

After visiting Shiloh Battlefield, we spent time at the Civil War Interpretive Center. We have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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501 W Linden St, Corinth, MS 38834-4605
+1 662-287-9273
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You must see the video and you will learn so much about the Civil War and Corinth's involvement. It's a very nice center and worth your time.

Thank Joann G
Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting Shiloh Battlefield, we spent time at the Civil War Interpretive Center. We have visited many museums, visitor centers and battlefield and this Interpretive Center captures many moments in time, many stories, short informative sections that reveal a great deal of information. The stunning...More

Thank JacksonDoyle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Corinth, Mississippi was the crossroad of the Memphis and Charleston and the Mobile and Ohio Railroads. The Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center is a federally run museum that does an excellent job of explaining why Corinth was so important to the South in the Civil...More

Thank Gary1836
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Corinth, MS was a rail center, the object of the 1862 Shiloh Campaign. This interpretive center documents the city, the rails, the soldiers, the civilians and the slaves that were here. It does not glamorize, but provides an outstanding historical detail to the times. It...More

Thank DD-393
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great centre for the commemoration of the see-sawing Battles for Corinth in 1862. Super impressed with the painstaking work put into the displays, the intro film and the happy chappy on the front desk. A real credit to the National Parks Service. If you get...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We visited here before heading to Shiloh because we were staying in Corinth for the night. Spend an hour or two here first before heading north to the Shiloh military park in Tennessee. The movie at the visitor's center is excellent--don't miss it. This park...More

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Corinth was of strategic importance in the Civil War as a major transportation route. The museum very accurately portrays this and there is so much artifacts to see. Combined with the proximity to Shiloh National Park and this is a must see for Civil War...More

Thank rghlmh
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The battles here, to disrupt/control the major East-West rail line were very important, and due to its proximity to the town, the Interpretive Center really explains what happened here and nearby, not only to the armies, but also to the residents. There is a good...More

Thank LHelker
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We Stayed in Corinth MS for the night, heading to Shiloh Battlefield the next morning, BUT, we saw an interpretive site in Corinth and decided to hit it at 8:00 when it opened. A VERY GOOD choice! What I thought was going to be a...More

1  Thank Calvin L
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Very informative and interesting exhibit with films and recreated displays. Some original letters, artifacts such as weapons, and a desk that was used during the war and carried to multiple battles. Plan to spend a least 2 to 4 hours to see.

Thank mrb9393
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Can we bring strollers into the center?
30 May 2016|
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Response from Steven H | Reviewed this property |
The center is one level so there will not be a problem with stairs. There is limited parking near the entrance, so may have to drop them off and walk up from lower parking area. There are audio presentations, so please be... More
Is there information on 6th Tennessee infantry?
29 June 2015|
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Response from RetiredProfPSU | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, but as others suggest the park rangers may know. They are very knowledgable and helpful.