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National Blues Museum

615 Washington Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63101-1207
+1 314-925-0061
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The National Blues Museum is the only institution of its kind dedicated exclusively to preserving and honoring the history and legacy of Blues music and its impact on American and world culture. The Museum's mission is to be the premier entertainment and educational resource focused on the blues as the foundation of American music.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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615 Washington Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63101-1207
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"interactive exhibits"
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"american music"
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"music history"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited today, have always loved this music and this museum did it proud, a great tour over the years with all the great stars, a real must for any music fans, and the staff very helpful and knowledgable, would highly recommend a visit.

Thank Jane A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A must for those who love the "Blues"! Especially on Thursday nights from 6-9p.m. for a FREE open mike night of spectacular musicians! 20-30 local, professional musicians sign in for 3 hours of hold on to your seats music by experienced, professionals! First night I...More

Thank Outdoorpilot
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and 19 yr old daughter stopped here first on a little walk around downtown STL. It's a cool, large building just a short walk from the Arch, City Park, the Old Courthouse, and lots of great restaurants. After buying tickets, a tour guide...More

Thank Whitney D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small museum, but nicely done! Several interactive exhibits and fun features. A interesting diversion for a hour or two....

Thank Mrsgayle06
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum clearly takes the position that all American music (and some others also) comes from the Blues. The displays were interesting and I learned about some of the people involved, but I wish there were more audio samples to really appreciate some of the...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our first trip to the Blues Museum was very enjoyable. My husband loves the Blues, but I didn't think I liked it too much. After visiting the museum, I am now a fan of the Blues. We were met by a volunteer, Mark, who was...More

Thank LAMOchick
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

On a recent visit to St. Louis, friends and I stopped into the Blues Museum for a visit. Loved the exhibits and memorabilia, but having been to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland and the Country Music Hall of fame in Nashville,...More

Thank Donna S
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

The blues is the foundation for much of American music. This museum was very well done. It had interactive exhibits and was very modern and had good use of technology. The bonus was the wipes and sanitizer that was available after touching and experiencing the...More

Thank deegodeego
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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Very simple but also a very interesting place to visit and learn about the blues. You will be very surprised by some many rock artists that are featured

Thank Erick L
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

The lady at the admission booth was very rude and needed a lesson in customer service. The museum was nice and full of interesting facts. Overall a wonderful educational experience.

Thank Indi C
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Deborah R
19 March 2018|
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Response from carlinda6665 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think there are bands on Mondays but I would check the website. There is a calendar and contact info for the museum.
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rob788
26 February 2017|
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Response from Natalie S L | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall there being a restaurant there. But there are a lot in the immediate area.
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MSO70
3 July 2016|
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Response from eblues314 | Property representative |
Hello! The museum's hours are Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 AM— 5:00 PM Sunday & *Monday 12:00 PM — 5:00 PM.
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