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The Delta Blues Museum

1 Blues Alley Ln, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4336
+1 662-627-6820
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Interesting place to visit

Enjoyed the museum. A lot of the people in the museum, I am not familiar with due to not being a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cwholco
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Amory, Mississippi
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Don’t skip it!

Cool museum in the heart of Clarksdale, MS. Has interesting history of the birth of the Blues all... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jennifer B
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Pismo Beach, California
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Housed in the newly renovated Yazoo and Mississippi River Valley Railroad Depot, the museum presents the history of the Blues through photos, written word, artifacts and instruments.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Blues Alley Ln, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4336
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the museum. A lot of the people in the museum, I am not familiar with due to not being a Blues listener growing up. However, being able to see and read about the history makes it interesting and worth the trip.

Thank cwholco
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cool museum in the heart of Clarksdale, MS. Has interesting history of the birth of the Blues all the way to a guitar donated by ZZ Top. I learned a lot of about the blues singers like B.B. King, Muddy Waters (they have part of...More

2  Thank Jennifer B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well done exhibits. A bit repetitious in the display, lots of reading required. But full of interesting and fun facts. I am glad we went. Gift shop had some nice unique goodies as well. Well worth the low price of admission.

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Located across the road from Ground Zero the museum is definitely the place to visit for Blues fans full of very interesting exhibits covering a wide range of the Blues genre.

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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Quite interesting, but mainly pictures and write ups. There were some instruments and other things on display, but no photography allowed. There is a reconstruction of Muddy Waters cabin from Stovall plantation, but I didn't find it very impressive.

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Such a wonderful museum showing the history of music with specific focus on Muddy Waters. Even better being situated in such an important town like Clarksdale

2  Thank RonWamberal
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

I really enjoyed my visit to this museum. The dedication to each of the early blues and its performers was well laid out and full of information. The links to the mid 20th Century non-blues musicians could have a been a bit more expensive.

Thank DaiWeiShi
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The amazing thing about this rather depressed area is that people come from all over the world to see the famous Delta farmland and the cities and towns that inspired the Blues. This museum gives anyone a good overview of Delta history as told through...More

1  Thank timmind
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

It was worth stopping in. There was a lot of posters and information. Some clothing worn by artists. It appears they are working on expanding which will make it even better.

Thank csmith2017
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The place to learn via mixed medium the history of the blues with emphasis on Muddy Waters! Excellent! Thanks Gillian Cassel

Thank Gillian W
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