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Oct 25, 2022. Home / Marriott Vicksburg / Marketing

Top 3 reasons to visit the McRaven House in Vicksburg, Mississippi

Are you looking for a perfect weekend getaway destination? Vicksburg, Mississippi could be a great choice to spend quality time with your friends and family. The city of Vicksburg has got a great list of tourist attractions. Located at a distance of 2.7 miles from the Courtyard by Marriott, the McRaven House is a great location and if you are a fan of horror and thrillers, you cannot afford to miss it.

Here is why the McRaven House, in Vicksburg, Mississippi has to be on top of your checklist during your visit to the city.

The highlight of the McRaven House is the tours that are ideated and designed to cater to the various interests of the tourists. Here is a glimpse of the various tours that are scheduled to give the tourists an exciting experience.

1. Haunted Tour

Scheduled for a duration of 1 hour and 15 minutes, the Haunted tour is led by a theoretical guide. This guide is dressed in period costume and gives you an overview of the history of the families before introducing you to the ghost stories. This tour is a key factor that has earned the McRaven house the title namely, “Mississippi’s Most Haunted House”.

2. History Tour

The McRaven House is named the “Time Capsule of the South” by National Geographic. The History Guide at the McRaven House lasts for about 45 minutes. During the tour, the visitors are given an in-depth explanation of the history of the house, the families, and their time period. A brief on the different antiques of the house is also given to the visitors. The History tour is led by a certified history guide, who is well-equipped to answer all your question regarding the lineage or the location.

3. Candlelight Tour
These tours are exclusively scheduled during the month of October. Each room in the McRaven house will host a different character from McRaven’s past. Each host will be dressed in periodic costumes and will share their history and experience with the visitors.

Combination Tours that give you a glimpse of both the History Tour and the Guaranteed Tour are also organized by McRaven’s house. This will enable the tourists to get the best of both tours at a discount price. The two tours covered by the combination tour can be taken on the same day or on different days.

The McRaven House is open to visitors from 12.00 pm to 5.00 pm on Weekdays. On Fridays and Saturdays, you can visit the location from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm. On Sundays, visitors are allowed between 1.00 pm and 4.30 pm.

Note: The final tour is scheduled at 4.30 pm every day.

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