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Bix Beiderbecke Museum & Archive

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Musical history (and the life of one of Jazz's two integral figures) comes alive!

Take the time to visit a great, compact museum that will illuminate the life and times, not only of... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
Mysticrag
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Great New Museum

We stopped in the museum yesterday and really liked it. It was difficult to find in the building... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
Sliphorn
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Aug 8, 2018
“Musical history (and the life of one of Jazz's two integral figures) comes alive!”
Jun 21, 2018
“Great New Museum”
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129 N Main St, Davenport, IA 52801-1808
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Reviewed August 8, 2018

Take the time to visit a great, compact museum that will illuminate the life and times, not only of subject Leon "Bix" Beiderbecke, but the times, values and culture of 1910's through 1930's Midwest locales and New York. Great music wafts at you as you...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2018

We stopped in the museum yesterday and really liked it. It was difficult to find in the building but was worth it, once we got in. We had a self-guiding tour and it really laid out the very short life of Bix from the beginning...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

This museum opened in August 2017. The quality of the museum is five stars. It shows great love of the subject--jazz music and Bix Beiderbecke. Even if you don't know much about Bix, you'll enjoy this museum.

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Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

This Bix Museum is tucked away in the lower level of the River Music Experience building in downtown Davenport. If you like jazz from the Bix era you will appreciate the displays and information in this museum. It is free through the month of August,...More

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