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The Delta Blues Museum

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1 Blues Alley Ln, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4336
+1 662-627-6820
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You say you like the blues? In this place you will FEEL the blues. Costumes, music, instruments... read more

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KarmaDrama
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Los Angeles
Delta blues museum

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

Reviewed 2 days ago
Grant S
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Gosford, Australia
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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Blues Alley Ln, Clarksdale, MS 38614-4336
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Reviewed yesterday

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

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Reviewed 2 days ago 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
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nicely displayed and great choice of items tell you the story of the blues in this historical part of America. This is where it all happened and where the cradle of the blues was. I am so glad we visited Clarksdale.

Thank Fred B
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Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed the museum. A lot of the people in the museum, I am not familiar with due to not being a Blues listener growing up. However, being able to see and read about the history makes it interesting and worth the trip.

1  Thank cwholco
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Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

Cool museum in the heart of Clarksdale, MS. Has interesting history of the birth of the Blues all the way to a guitar donated by ZZ Top. I learned a lot of about the blues singers like B.B. King, Muddy Waters (they have part of...More

2  Thank Jennifer B
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

Well done exhibits. A bit repetitious in the display, lots of reading required. But full of interesting and fun facts. I am glad we went. Gift shop had some nice unique goodies as well. Well worth the low price of admission.

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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Located across the road from Ground Zero the museum is definitely the place to visit for Blues fans full of very interesting exhibits covering a wide range of the Blues genre.

Thank Susan M
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