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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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615 Washington Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63101-1207
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The National Blues Museum is a wonderful way to learn the history of this all-American music genre. It's format is very informative and interactive presenting the history of the blues and its connection to today's rock 'n' roll. Patrons can even learn to play a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended an evening concert here. First exposure to Blues music. It was a nice and cozy place, small and cheery crowd. The concert was great. Did not see the museum.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kaumudi P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am a musician and play some blues in my sets. I thought I knew lot but there is a great depth of information in the displays and some fun interactive experiences. I learned a lot and had some fun doing it. We didn't have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chrisnuch
Reviewed 9 November 2018

This is a small new (2016) museum dealing with blues music influence on music in general. Chronicles the history of the blues as well as how the blues influenced artists and other music genre. There is a small gift shop. Live blues performances on the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank russlyna
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is a nice, relatively new museum not too far from the Arch (about a 10-minute walk). It was not well attended, but the staff was happy to see us and was very friendly. It's clean, well done, and informative. Nice interactive options for younger...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

We got a Groupon to visit which saved cost of admission. Smaller museum spend about 30 minutes there. Right next to BBQ place. There was free band playing that night in between the two venues.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Historical trip though generations of blues music. I had fun playing with the video generated instruments and virtual experiences. I recommend the concert. Fantastic sound. Staff friendly and helpful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank feelsass
Reviewed 6 November 2018

It's about the history of the blues and the influence to other music genre. You will see almost all the blues musician and other musicians. At some part of the museum there is an interactive activities such as making music with the jug musician, arrange...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

This was a great way to spend 2 hours on a Sunday afternoon. There were many interactive displays that made this fun for all ages and backgrounds. We especially liked playing the spoons and wash board. There were also opportunities to play songs through computer...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chris B
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Free Blues jam on Thursday nights. Great! The museum is interactive with create your own blues song software and a couple of great video presentations. It doesn't hurt that it is connected to Sugarfire BBQ. Yum.

Date of experience: October 2018
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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 nataliesl | 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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