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The Delta Blues Museum

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This museum was awesome. This area was so rich and filled with blues knowledge. We enjoyed all of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dawn S
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Robinsonville
Very interesting

The employees very friendly and informative. The music is full of such interesting memorabilia... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hilda S
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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.
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1 Blues Alley Ln, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4336
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was awesome. This area was so rich and filled with blues knowledge. We enjoyed all of the great blues history.

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The employees very friendly and informative. The music is full of such interesting memorabilia. You take your time and stroll they the museum reading up on all the different blues players and the impact the blues made in music. No photography allowed inside of building.

Thank Hilda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is housed in one of the old railway buildings which was very cool. We enjoyed the museum but we especially enjoyed the room out the back where the students were practicing their music, that was amazing, we just lucked out in arriving on their...More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A hidden gem if you go to Graceland in Memphis TN. You can see the history of Delta Blues and even record your own blues song and then email it to yourself. A must see if you love Blues

Thank Sam T
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

This Museum is like stepping back into the Delta history. I learned so much today. It has a nice layout and feel to it. Plenty of benches to sit and enjoy the music. The staff is friendly and they give discounts for active duty military...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed August 17, 2018

You say you like the blues? In this place you will FEEL the blues. Costumes, music, instruments, stories, even some furniture and historic housing tell the story of the delta blues. You can spend an hour or half a day exploring all it has to...More

Thank KarmaDrama
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit to soak up the Blues history , some great things to see and a must for all music enthusiasts.

Thank Grant S
Reviewed August 14, 2018

A well-researched self-guided museum with many artifacts and stories of the early blues musicians. See an example of a mandinka kora all the way through a Resonator guitar and a variety of named Gibson guitars to a guitar ZZ Top had made from one of...More

Thank phale24
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Why is not a "5" Rating with that Title? Well, the museum is great, but looking at the displays you can tell many need updating. So, to maintain excellence the museum needs to update and improve. It's worthy of 2 hours of your life to...More

Thank Jeffrey2A
Reviewed July 22, 2018

This museum is in Clarksdale, the John Lee Hooker area. Great place to visit and take all of the music that was and is around in this area. A must seen for eal music lovers.

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