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Mud Island River Park

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Address: 125 N Front St, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: 800.507.6507
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Description: Island containing a 52-acre park that is home to the River Walk and the...
Island containing a 52-acre park that is home to the River Walk and the Mississippi River Museum accessible only by a footbridge.
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Scaled Replica of Entire Length of Mississippi River with Its Sources --- All Laid Out In 3-D with advice about parking/

General admission to the park is free and so is taking a “short” walk on the Skybridge. There is a $4 option for the five minute monorail ride. My husband and I opted for the ride... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The outdoor model is big, and there is lots of info posted about the river and it's tributaries. The musuem is deceptively large and comprehensive, spanning the earliest cultures on the river in dugout canoes through the twentieth century. Tram ride was neat too - all definitely worth the combo ticket price.

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Benton, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

All of it was good. Cost $11 for the museum, monorail ride, river walk, and a guided tour at your request. It is pretty awesome to follow the river from Cairo, IL to the Gulf of Mexico. It is scaled down so the 954 miles that it is actually is about a 5 block walk. Very interesting and fun. There... More 

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La Verne, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

General admission to the park is free and so is taking a “short” walk on the Skybridge. There is a $4 option for the five minute monorail ride. My husband and I opted for the ride since if you want to you can walk it it’s possible on the way back. But it was so hot and humid so we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I remember coming here as a kid 30+ years ago so brought the family for a quick day trip on our way home from St. Louis. The place needs some upgrades but is still very cool. The river walk is one of a kind and the museum is nicely done. Kids enjoyed splashing down the Mississippi from Cairo to the... More 

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Vancleave, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

This place is beyond explanation. Please check out photos on Google to get an idea of what this incredible "model" of the Mississippi River looks like. I am speechless. My kids had a great time playing in the water (bring bathing suits for the kids) and riding the monorail across the MS River to downtown. You could literally spend all... More 

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Cold Lake, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Looks like a great place to visit and had planned to go on a Monday. Unfortunately it is closed on Mondays and we left on a Tuesday. My advice is to research and know the days and times for the attractions you want to see.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We visited Mud Island, and bought tickets for the museum and river park. The museum itself is educational, but it is in desperate need of renovation and an upgrade. The river walk was great and got every nook and cranny of the Mississippi River and all the states it touches.

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Celebration, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

For $4, you get to ride the monorail over and walk around the area. We opted to not pay extra do the museum. There is enough stuff there to last about an hour. Cool exhibit showing the Mississippi in a large fashion. The only negative is as soon as the door closes on the monorail, the a/c turns off and... More 

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Affton, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We really enjoyed walking the Mississippi river and looking out over the river. Very nice place to go. Strongly recommend for families.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I've been saying I'm going out there my whole life. I had an afternoon to kill, and they were shooting the fireworks off of it for 4th of July, so I finally put the check in the box. Interesting but a little boring. I found it odd, what they highlighted along the river and what they didn't. St. Louis was... More 

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Address: 125 N Front St, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: 800.507.6507
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis>  > Downtown

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