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The Delta Blues Museum

1 Blues Alley, Clarksdale, MS 38614
662-627-6820
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Ranked #4 of 10 attractions in Clarksdale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, History Museums
Owner description: Housed in the newly renovated Yazoo and Mississippi River Valley Railroad Depot, the museum presents the history of the Blues through photos, written... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 NEW

You should put on your to do list a visit to Clarksdale in Mississippi.Among the many attractions and features of this city is the Delta Blues museum.A new exhibition featuring Legend Muddy Waters has just been opened and it is great.While you are there check out all the other stories and memorabilia from many of the Blues musicians that honed... More

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Great place to learn about the blues, nice old photo's, guitars, clothing and lot to learn about the blues musicians and the places where they came from.

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Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

If you have any interest in blues at all this place is a must see! We loved it and after go to the Ground Zero.......have a fried green tomato sandwich!

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Very nice building. Rich in history. A must see attraction. Friendly staff, especially Anthony. Saw Muddy Waters house. The artifacts housed in this museum were more than I expected. Clarksdale has keep the history alive, please support their cause.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

So glad we took this in. Blues history so very well presented in an entertaining and interesting format. Not to be missed.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The museum in the heart of blues country. Has kept changing over the years I've visited and gives you a sense of the area.

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This place is fantastic if you're into the blues and blues history. Defendant on how much time you spend reading the exhibit descriptions you could be for walking around inside for 30 min or 2 hours. A wonderful collection of Blues memorabilia including the Cabin where Muddy Waters (aka,McKinley Morganfield) lived in his youth. The exhibits are nicely displayed and... More

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Gaffney, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I was not one who really listened to the Blues, but after going thru this museum if leave with a great vibe and wanting to learn more. I now have a great appreciation for the music and have now been bitten by the bug.

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Franklin, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

First attraction I visited while in town. Great introduction to the history of the Blues and significant artists native to the area.

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Its an interesting museum and hosts a good collection of Delta blues memorabilia. For the true fan, it's a must see.

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