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Mississippi River Museum at Mud Island

125 N Front St, Memphis, TN 38103-1713
+1 800-507-6507
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Great Family Fun

We took a last minute trip to Memphis with our 7 year old. Wasn't sure what there would be to do... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hammond, Louisiana
Easy activity to use up a few hours.

Decided to take the monorail over to Mud Island. Very interesting. Lots of information about the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
South Brunswick, New Jersey
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History museum detailing the Mississippi River history, located in Mud Park.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“civil war” (16 reviews)
125 N Front St, Memphis, TN 38103-1713
+1 800-507-6507
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a last minute trip to Memphis with our 7 year old. Wasn't sure what there would be to do with a kid but it ended up being her favorite family trip. We went to Mud Island and the Museum on the monorail on...More

Thank Crissy7682
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to take the monorail over to Mud Island. Very interesting. Lots of information about the Mississippi River from start to finish.

Thank ibeegg
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Check into our hotel and walk over there. Figured we could make some plans for the next day. There was only one person at the window. When we started asking question she couldn't be bother to take her eyes off her phone or answer us....More

Thank Therese L
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Didn't see the museum but the site of the steam boat brought back memories. If we knew about it we would have surly seen it. In fact it was twice we rode 2 of those paddle wheelers. The 1st was in 1989 it was the...More

Thank jaduckcoin
Reviewed 22 December 2016

I am not normally a museum person. Just a bunch of old furniture and pictures on the wall. But here, the story of the Civil War comes to life.

Thank JanetRichard
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The place is very nice. You get to have a nice view of your surrounding and you have a nice time there.

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Looks like a cool place but unfortunately when we arrived it was closed for the season. Looking forward to a next possibility.

Thank Traveling_Cruz
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This place has so much history and information than I could have imagined. Found out some history that I was totally unaware of - I'm not going to divulge because it would ruin the surprise. Small children probably wouldn't enjoy this.

Thank Becky S
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This exhibition is well presented and its about Indian life and the paddle steamers. You cross the mississippi by monorail and it takes about an dhour and a half but there was little else to do there. We looked for a place to eat a...More

1  Thank droversNorthWales
Reviewed 31 October 2016

I was very excited to experience this tour and my only regret is not bringing my children. I enjoyed all the information that was shared on the tour and it help understand what was left out of the school books.

Thank Tammy D
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Jon L
Is there a RV park located at mud island park.
27 June 2015|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Camille2777 | Reviewed this property |
I do not recall seeing an RV park.