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This museum is very large and tells so many stories about the real delta blues- lots of displays... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kitty B
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Lebanon, Tennessee
Great

Definitely need to see. Part of Blues Tour. A private collection that is unbelievable! Definitely... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2018
Nancy083012
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Joplin, Missouri
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Please note that the Rock & Blues Museum has irregular opening times in 2019 until further notice on website.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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113 E 2nd St, Rock'n Roll Museum, Inc, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4205
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is very large and tells so many stories about the real delta blues- lots of displays and pictures- we really enjoyed it.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kitty B
Theo D, Manager at The Rock & Blues Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank You so much for your visit and review. We are glad you enjoyed us, so did we

Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Definitely need to see. Part of Blues Tour. A private collection that is unbelievable! Definitely worth the time to visit!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nancy083012
Theo D, General Manager at The Rock & Blues Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

thank you so much

Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

I've been here before. This time around they are celebrating Malaco records 50th anniversary. Of you are a true music fan, this is a must. Clarksdale is a cool little town , but they impact on music started here helped change the world. Unfortunately no...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Theo D, Manager at The Rock & Blues Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your review

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Incredible collection in downtown Clarksdale. Nice CD selection up front and stacked collection of rock and blues memorabilia, etc. (esp love the Clarksdale section) throughout. All who work there are cool, kind folks, as is Theo, who is a treasure trove of info and a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Theo D, General Manager at The Rock & Blues Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

THANK YOU SO MUCH! As i and the BOARD will retire after all those years end of March 2019 the non profit will be dissolved and the museum will be closed. The whole collection plus museum building including large apartment will be or sale to...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018

Got to Clarksdale with this as a highlight, BUT....we walked up to a sign saying CLOSED and for sale. Owner will be back in January. Maybe a trick, but it fooled us. Sad...it was highly rated.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

The Rock & Blues Museum is one mans obsession with the history of the blues & early rock & roll. There is much memorabilia tracing the history of early delta blues that leads up to early rock & roll with it's blues base. Not some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Theo D, Boardmember/manager at The Rock & Blues Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Thanks so much for your review: glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 21 October 2018

The exhibits trace the impact of the blues on rock and roll. The greatest majority of the exhibits deal with the evolution of rock and roll from the 1950's though the 1970's. Anyone not familiar with the music may find the exhibits overwhelming because nothing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank redneckersson5
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed this visit, but will admit that it could have been better. Many interesting artifacts and historical tidbits, but I think the presence of an interesting docent would have been much better.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KayeC J
Theo D, Manager at The Rock & Blues Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your visit, we will do our best to make it better

Reviewed 2 October 2018

It's really just one obsessive collector's fairly random music memorabilia, but very interesting if you're a music nut like me. Not so blues-focused as other places in Clarksdale. It's for sale, in case you're interested!More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Oliver794
Theo D, Founder at The Rock & Blues Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you for your response, indeed i am fanatic and its a one man's collection of over 50 years now. Glad you like it, we focus indeed on the connection of the Blues to Rock'n Roll of the Fifties and the British Invasion in the...More

Reviewed 18 September 2018

visited with a tour group, very interesting place with good memorabilia and history of the blues and rock

Date of experience: June 2018
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