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The Rock & Blues Museum

113 E 2nd St, Rock'n Roll Museum, Inc, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4205
+1 901-605-8662
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Paid a visit to Clarksdale, MS on a Sunday and virtually everything else was closed in this rather... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Ian Renshaw S
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Banchory, United Kingdom
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Don't Miss This Fabulous Place

There are many gems scattered throughout Clarksdale, and one of them being the Rock & Blues Museum... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
FlyPA12
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St Charles, IL
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The Rock & Blues Museum places emphasis on the music’s Mississippi roots, specifically Clarksdale, highlighting the contributions from Eddy Boyd, Little Junior Parker, Sam Cooke, Ike Turner, John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters, as well as early rockers like Elvis Presley, Bo Diddley, Andy Anderson and Conway Twitty.
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113 E 2nd St, Rock'n Roll Museum, Inc, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4205
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Paid a visit to Clarksdale, MS on a Sunday and virtually everything else was closed in this rather sad southern town, so it was nice to see that the Rock and Blues Museum was open at least. It’s a personal collector’s place - very informal...More

Thank Ian Renshaw S
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

There are many gems scattered throughout Clarksdale, and one of them being the Rock & Blues Museum. Do yourself a favor and make this a must see if passing anywhere near Clarksdale. This is an awesome museum. So many records, album covers, posters of bands,...More

Thank FlyPA12
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This is the result of one guy’s collection and it is mind blowing. The chap is a Dutchman who clearly loves and lives the blues, having amassed an enormous amount of memorabilia and artefacts from the earliest days of delta blues right up to more...More

Thank Ginny T
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This museum is interesting as it covers many types of music over quite a range of time. It is not an overly large museum. No photos are allowed for copyright reasons but they take photos of visitors to use on their Facebook page etc without...More

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Little bit of everything here from a bass player in a red suit to x rated drawings by John Lennon. Mostly lots of blues memorabilia. Worth th $ 5 fee

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I happened to have an hour to kill in Clarksdale and I stumbled across the R&R Blues Museum. It was great. Tons of history and sensory overload. One thing- don't take ANY video or pictures. They don't like that too much, and that's fine. I...More

Thank IronMikeFoster
Reviewed 23 August 2017

This is by some standards a small museum, but it is jam-packed with music memorabilia, especially vinyl records. In fact, it is probably one of the best rock/blues record collection ever. I was thinking that this collection is worth lots and lots of money. It...More

1  Thank MonroeLouisiana
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Interesting overview of blues and rock, put together by real aficionado. Lots of original memorabilia.

1  Thank cdevries1
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Dutch born Blues and Rock enthusiast Theo told us he's collected memorabilia for 45 years. His fabulous collection stretched back to the US Blues heydays of the 20's and 30's, including later English and European Blues artists, segueing into major pieces from the European rock...More

1  Thank bryonia2015
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We had heard of the museum from others, but we were never sure if we would be able to visit. However, on a planned Memphis trip, we realized that we were only about 90 minutes away from Clarksdale and decided to make the drive. The...More

2  Thank PensandSteelersFan
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