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The Delta Blues Museum

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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.
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1 Blues Alley Ln, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4336
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+1 662-627-6820
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Reviewed yesterday

Each of the venues we visited on our trip had a story to tell. Some tell it better than others. This is not a place to start if you have little knowledge about the music and musicians. For example, the museum has a wealth of...More

Thank redneckersson5
Reviewed 5 days ago

Right across the street from the Ground Zero Blues Club. Definitely worth going inside. Lots of music memorabilia and original clothing.

Thank Premadas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were passing anyway and needed to make a lunch stop, however I would not go out of my way for this museum. A little bit to introvert for my taste. If you don’t know the blues history you probably won’t get much out of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent 3 unintended days in Clarksdale and learned so much. This museum is a great start to any visit. I am not an expert in music or blues, but found all the personal touches interesting and educational

Thank Roadtripper165
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While in Clarksdale we decided to check out the museum and I found it to be very interesting. Learned a lot about "Blues" music and the artist! I would recommend if you're in the area to check it out.

Thank Peggy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum does not provide too much information about was is exposed... when you are not an expert is almost impossible to appreciate the exposition. You will find only detailed information about Muddy Waters.

Thank Adriana L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great find in this rural unspoilt town. Two of Clarkdales greatest exports Muddy Waters and Ike Turner are represented in exhibitions here. Amazed at extent of local talent and pleased to see how their memories and music lives on.

Thank loubyloo123
Reviewed 16 September 2018

This museum was awesome. This area was so rich and filled with blues knowledge. We enjoyed all of the great blues history.

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

The employees very friendly and informative. The music is full of such interesting memorabilia. You take your time and stroll they the museum reading up on all the different blues players and the impact the blues made in music. No photography allowed inside of building.

Thank Hilda S
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

It is housed in one of the old railway buildings which was very cool. We enjoyed the museum but we especially enjoyed the room out the back where the students were practicing their music, that was amazing, we just lucked out in arriving on their...More

Thank Carol D
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